You may know someone who doesn’t wear deodorant or antiperspirant due to fear of an increased breast cancer risk. Are their concerns supported by scientific data? According to researchers, the answer is no.
Many different kinds of psychological interventions can help cancer patients deal with the physical and emotional symptoms of cancer and its treatment. One type of intervention that has shown great promise is mindfulness, and a mindfulness study is now open at Roswell Park for patients with advanced breast cancer.
Endocrine therapy can be as important to your breast cancer treatment as chemotherapy. If you’re struggling to take your hormonal therapy as prescribed, we want to help address the issues that are making compliance difficult.
On a mammogram, fat looks dark grey or black whereas breast tissue looks white. That white area can be an issue because many small breast cancers also appear as white, so it’s harder to detect them in dense breasts.