5 Ways to Help Reduce The Chance of Breast Cancer

A breast cancer diagnosis is stressful and startling, no matter your situation. While you can’t change some risk factors such as genetics and aging,...

Life After Breast Cancer Treatment

The chemotherapy, radiation, surgery and other procedures used to treat your breast cancer are complete. It’s an accomplishment of which you and – your...

Breast Cancer Genes: How and Why to Get Tested

BRCA1 and BRCA2 are tumor suppressor genes that play a role in protecting from breast and ovarian cancer.  As a result, women who have...

Full-Service Breast Cancer Center in Corbin

The Breast Cancer Center at Baptist Health is a full-service breast center offering mammogram screenings, diagnostics, treatments, and more. We believe one of the most important things a woman can do is put her health first: an early diagnosis is the best way to start. Learn more about our proactive initiatives.

Screening for Breast Cancer in Lexington

Baptist Health recommends getting your first mammogram screening by age forty. Learn more about how to take action and schedule a breast exam with us.

Patient Story: Amanda’s Battle Against Breast Cancer

Amanda Henson and her husband could never have imagined that life would throw them an unexpected curveball. During a self-exam one evening, Amanda felt...

Breast Biopsy with 3-D Guidance

Learn how Baptist Health La Grange using 3D mammographies to detect tissue abnormalities and conduct breast biopsies.

Your Mammogram Questions, Answered

Women won’t confuse a mammogram with a spa day, but the Imaging Center at Baptist Health Paducah tries to eliminate the anxiety with soft...

Steps to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Enough with the theories about breast cancer. We’ve heard so many things through the years: Women deficient in vitamin D might have a higher...

Mammograms: Know When to Go

Major medical organizations debate the exact age, but Angela Moore, MD, doesn’t share the confusion. The medical director of Baptist Health Breast Imaging in Lexington...

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Breast Cancer in Young Women

Most breast cancers are found in women 50 years of age or older, but breast cancer also affects young women. About 11 percent of...

Comparing Barium Swallow and Endoscopy

Two procedures used to examine the digestive tract are a barium swallow and an endoscopy. While they are related in their goal of helping...
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Menopause 101

Menopause is a normal condition that occurs as a woman ages. Women are born with a finite number of eggs in their ovaries. When...
Is it an Abdominal Strain or a Hernia?

Is it an Abdominal Strain or a Hernia?

Abdominal strains and hernias are both painful conditions that tend to worsen with activity and lessen with rest. However, they have different causes and...