When I joined Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the main things that attracted me was and still is, its multidisciplinary breast cancer team. Here, patients receive a comprehensive care package beyond just medi
Looking at the most recent cancer data released by the New York State Cancer Registry and the CDC’s National Program of Cancer Registries (2006-10), it appears that some counties in the Western New York area have higher-than-average breast cancer incidence rates when
Following breast cancer removal by lumpectomy, whole breast irradiation is commonly required. We know that when breast cancer cells return after surgical removal, they often recur in the area where the tumor was removed.
Age and family history can play a role in the development of breast cancer in women. Unfortunately, these risk factors are unavoidable. The good news is, modifiable risk factors exist -- including maintaining a healthy weight and a regular exercise program.
Parabens are preservatives used in some sunscreens and also in a variety of cosmetic products. Preservatives are used in products to prevent growth of microorganisms that can cause infection, much like preservatives used in food.