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Breast Cancer Radiation

New Findings on X-Ray Risks Pose Dilemma for Young Women Prone to Developing Breast Cancer

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

Last week delivered some disconcerting news for people with a specific, strong inherited high risk for developing cancer.

Radiation May Increase Breast Cancer Risk For Some Women: Study

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living

LONDON — Mammograms aimed at finding breast cancer might actually raise the chances of developing it in young women whose genes put them at high...

Decision Making in Breast Cancer

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

As a nurse and social worker, I have a unique perspective on decision making because I approach it "from the other side of the bed." I put my professional hat on and ponder: How would I handle this situation if I were counseling a patient?

Efficacy Of Partial Radiation For Breast Cancer Doubted In New Study

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 02.06.2012 | Healthy Living

SAN ANTONIO — New research casts doubt on a popular treatment for breast cancer: A week of radiation to part of the breast instead of longer tre...