No More Excuses: Schedule Your Mammogram

Here are some of the top excuses women give for not getting a mammogram and reasons why these excuses just don’t work: I don’t...

Breast Cancer Treatment and Removal Surgery in Corbin, Kentucky

Baptist Health uses advanced medicine in breast cancer removal surgery to proactively prevent the spread of breast cancer. Learn more about the process and types of breast cancer treatment surgery from Baptist Health Corbin.

Mammogram Guidelines

Regular mammograms can help ensure that if a woman develops breast cancer, it’s detected early and can be treated promptly. However, there are different...

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...

Better breast health

Breasts play a significant role in women's lives: They spend much of their time stuffed in various bras, examined monthly (hopefully) for any suspicious...

What Do Breast Pain and Lumps Mean?

Your monthly breast self-exam reveals a lump and some breast pain. What do you do? The answer - try to remain calm and remember...

Breast Cancer Myths

Do you know the answers to these breast cancer myths? While there is no one definitive cause of breast cancer, some factors raise your...

The Benefits of a 3D Mammography Procedure

Radiologist Jennifer Brien, MD, Baptist Health Paducah, explains 3D Mammography, known as Tomosynthesis, for breast cancer detection. Seeing dense breast tissue in thinner slices...

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.

Questions to Ask About Your Breast Cancer Diagnosis

A breast cancer diagnosis is alarming and stressful, no matter your situation. You and your family will have lots of questions and apprehension, and...

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