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212, 2016

Best Time for Breast Reconstruction Surgery; Immediately, at the Same Time as Mastectomy or After Radiation in Stockbridge, GA

By |December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Best Time for Breast Reconstruction Surgery; Immediately, at the Same Time as Mastectomy or After Radiation in Stockbridge, GA

If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer and you are scheduled to have a mastectomy, your doctor may also discuss your options regarding reconstructive plastic surgery. Breast reconstruction can help restore the appearance of your breasts by replacing the breast tissue to regain the symmetrical appearance of one or both breasts. The degree of reconstruction necessary will depend on the location and size of the tumor that is being [...]

2511, 2016

Myths & Facts About the Types of Breast Lumps in Athens, GA; What Do Breast Cancer Lumps Feel Like, Lump that Hurts or Moves & Need for Removal

By |November 25th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Myths & Facts About the Types of Breast Lumps in Athens, GA; What Do Breast Cancer Lumps Feel Like, Lump that Hurts or Moves & Need for Removal

Finding a lump in your breast is a psychologically traumatizing experience for anyone, regardless of your age or current health status. On one end of the spectrum, many women will immediately jump to the conclusion that they have breast cancer. Others tend to brush off and ignore finding a lump in the hopes that it will go away on its own, or they attempt to console themselves with the thought [...]

1911, 2016

What Does Estrogen, Progesterone & Hormone Receptor Positive or Negative Mean? Complex Definition & Cancer Treatment in Stockbridge, GA

By |November 19th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on What Does Estrogen, Progesterone & Hormone Receptor Positive or Negative Mean? Complex Definition & Cancer Treatment in Stockbridge, GA

Over the past several years it has been well documented that the hormones found within the body, and subsequently activated during puberty to control a women’s menstrual cycle, can play an important role in breast cancer. In fact about 70% of breast cancers are sensitive to the hormones estrogen and progesterone. Cancerous tumors have a switch called a hormone receptor which can essentially be “turned on” by both estrogen and [...]

2708, 2016

Heterogeneously Dense Breasts with Lots of Fibroglandular Tissue in Athens, GA? What Does this Mean for Mammograms & Early Detection of Breast Cancer?

By |August 27th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Heterogeneously Dense Breasts with Lots of Fibroglandular Tissue in Athens, GA? What Does this Mean for Mammograms & Early Detection of Breast Cancer?

The term dense breasts is used to describe breast tissue that is less fatty and composed of more non-fatty (fibrolandular) tissue than tissue found in breasts that are not dense. Both researchers and doctors agree that women diagnosed with dense breasts are at a higher risk of developing breast cancer. Roughly one-half of women have dense breasts. But women can't tell their breasts are dense just by touching them. Breast [...]

2008, 2016

Canine Cancer Body Odor Detection; Can Pet Dogs Sense Breast Cancer in Their Owners? Cancer Sniffing Dog Training & Breath Tests

By |August 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Canine Cancer Body Odor Detection; Can Pet Dogs Sense Breast Cancer in Their Owners? Cancer Sniffing Dog Training & Breath Tests

In a recent interview, actress Shannen Doherty discussed some of her personal experiences, along with her belief that her beloved dog Bowie was the first to indicate that she had breast cancer. According to the actress, Bowie would obsessively sniff along the right side of her body in the area where her breast cancer was found. The question appears to be “Do dogs really have the ability to detect cancer?” [...]

1308, 2016

Do Bacterial Infections from Root Canals Cause Breast Cancer & Other Illness in Conyers, GA?

By |August 13th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Do Bacterial Infections from Root Canals Cause Breast Cancer & Other Illness in Conyers, GA?

When it comes to reducing the risk of cancer, the first thing that comes to mind is clean living, exercise and a healthy diet. For others avoiding bad habits such as smoking, using a tanning bed, over indulging in coffee and alcohol consumption are top priorities for lowering cancer risks. What you are probably not aware of is the one procedure that millions of Americans experience annually; a common procedure [...]

608, 2016

Male VS Female Breast Cancer Statistics; Symptoms, Detection, Risk Factors & Types of Male Breast Cancer

By |August 6th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Male VS Female Breast Cancer Statistics; Symptoms, Detection, Risk Factors & Types of Male Breast Cancer

Male breast cancer does not discriminate and although not as common as breast cancer found in women, it can affect men of all ages, although it is most often found in older men. Men that have been diagnosed with male breast cancer at an earlier stage have a very high chance of survival. Unfortunately, many men delay seeking help from their general practitioner when they experience early systems and as [...]

3007, 2016

Best Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer in Stockbridge, GA; Healthy Diet & Weight, Not Drinking Alcohol or Smoking Cigarettes & More

By |July 30th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Best Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer in Stockbridge, GA; Healthy Diet & Weight, Not Drinking Alcohol or Smoking Cigarettes & More

Preventing breast cancer starts with healthy habits, like limiting alcohol intake and staying physically active. It’s important to understand what you can do to reduce your risk for breast cancer. Healthy Diet & Foods to Eat to Prevent Breast Cancer? Having a healthy diet may decrease your risk of some types of cancer, not to mention diabetes, heart disease and stroke. The Mediterranean diet focuses on mostly plant-based foods, such [...]

2307, 2016

How Are Breast Cancer Screening Mammograms with Breast Implants Under & Over the Muscle Done in Athens, GA?

By |July 23rd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Are Breast Cancer Screening Mammograms with Breast Implants Under & Over the Muscle Done in Athens, GA?

Breast implants may make the process of screening for breast cancer a little more difficult but if you have breast implants you should never avoid the process of regular screening. A mammogram can save your life so you should always follow the advice of your physician regarding screening for early detection of breast cancer. If you have breast implants you may need some additional images taken during your mammogram to [...]

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