How many of you are confused by the seemingly endless rounds of recommendations about breast cancer screenings? I know that I am, and so this post is designed to help answer six essential questions that will help you decide what to do about breast cancer screening.
This is the 25th breast cancer awareness month. We are being asked to celebrate that fact -- which is symptomatic of the problem. Why do we try so hard to make breast cancer palatable, comfortable, pink?
My female friends were emailing in outrage at the notion that we may have, once again, been roused by the health care magnates in this country into receiving potentially destructive procedures and treatments.
The new task force recommendations on mammograms are not a blanket, one-size-fits-all prescription for every woman. Guidelines should never replace a dialogue with your own doctor that considers individual risk.