Over the past decade, the phrases ‘BRCA 1’ and ‘BRCA 2’ went mainstream as genetic testing to assess breast cancer risk became common. But, now, doctors are telling patients whose tests were negative to get retested.
A Canadian study that many experts say has major flaws has revived debate about the value of mammograms.
MedStar paramedics will be wearing pink gloves throughout October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “The color really stands out,” said paramedic Shannon Rucker.
A study released Tuesday looked at 40 years of data and found a small, but steady, increase in the number of young women diagnosed with advanced breast cancer.
One day after losing in a federal appeals court the Planned Parenthood, Women’s Health Program battle continues. Today Planned Parenthood filed suit against the state, claiming the Affiliate Ban Rule violates state law.
People don’t usually think of fire stations as a normal place to go for a breast cancer screenings, but four North Texas women are glad they stopped by one firehouse.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force stunned the medical community in 2009 when it recommended women wait until the age of 50 for their first mammogram.
Remember the uproar last year when a task force said most women don’t need annual mammograms? It turns out only half of women over 40 had been getting them that often to start.
Mammograms, the gold standard for breast cancer detection, may not be as effective as first thought, and the Food and Drug Administration says a popular diabetes drug may de dangerous. KRLD’s Medical Expert Dr. David […]
A federal report shows doctors at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas prescribed a higher-than-average rate of follow-up mammograms.