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...

When to Start Mammograms

Start annual mammograms at 40, right? Well....it depends on who is answering the question. The American Cancer Society and a federal task force recently changed...

Surgical Options for Breast Cancer

Baptist Health Louisville surgeon William Hoagland, describes two surgical ways to treat breast cancer – breast-conserving therapy and mastectomy.

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...

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...

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...

3D Mammography

Molly Hester, MD, Baptist Health Lexington – A mammogram is a low dose X-ray of the breast, and the American Cancer Society recommends that...

BRCA1 & BRCA2 Genes

Up to 10 percent of breast cancers are thought to be hereditary, caused by abnormal genes passed to you from either parent. The most...

Detection of Breast Cancer

Lawrence Mason, MD, Radiology/Breast Imaging: A mammogram is an X- ray of the breast where the energy beam is narrowed into a specialized range that...

Screening for Breast Cancer

Radiologist Neal Rosner describes how screening for breast cancer helps doctors find and treat breast cancer earlier. Watch Health Talks video.

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