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Finding Support during Breast Cancer Treatment

Finding Support during Breast Cancer Treatment

Don't neglect your emotional needs during this scary time. The battle against breast cancer can be very draining. On top of the physical symptoms that go along with cancer and its common treatment methods, your feelings are also likely to …

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How Is Ovarian Cancer Linked to Breast Cancer?

How Is Ovarian Cancer Linked to Breast Cancer?

Researchers have discovered a link between breast cancer and ovarian cancer. While looking over cancer statistics in women, a pattern will emerge – an apparent link between cancer in the breasts and cancer in the ovaries. Women who have developed …

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Treating Breast Cancer with Hormone Therapy

Treating Breast Cancer with Hormone Therapy

Have you explored all your treatment options for breast cancer? While surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy are still widely used as cancer treatments, the alternative or supplemental methods available are always increasing. One approach that has proven effective for some breast …

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What To Expect from a Lumpectomy

What To Expect from a Lumpectomy

Finding a lump in your breast can be a terrifying experience. Here's what you can expect from your surgery. So, your doctor has recommended a lumpectomy to remove the problem area in your breast. It's normal to be frightened, but …

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Breast Cancer and Genetics: What To Know

Breast Cancer and Genetics: What To Know

Just because you have a family history of breast cancer, doesn't necessarily mean you'll develop the disease. Do you have a family history of breast cancer that has you concerned about the likelihood that you too will develop the disease? …

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5 Important Facts About Mammograms

5 Important Facts About Mammograms

A mammogram is an important breast cancer screening tool that helps save lives. Here are five facts about mammograms, a powerful tool in the fight against breast cancer.  1. A mammogram is an x-ray of the breasts. While you’ll likely feel pressure and …

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The Breast Center at TMCP: How We Can Help

The Breast Center at TMCP: How We Can Help

The Breast Center offers state-of-the-art services to help prevent and treat breast disease. The Breast Center at The Medical Center of Plano is one of only a few medical facilities in North Texas that is accredited by the National Accreditation …

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Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Can Do

Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Can Do

You play an important part in breast cancer prevention. The American Cancer Society estimates that 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer, and that 1 in 36 will die from the disease. What can you do? Keeping in mind …

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Five Unexpected Breast Cancer Symptoms

Five Unexpected Breast Cancer Symptoms

Be aware of these surprising signs of breast cancer. When most women consider breast cancer symptoms, they think of a lump in the breast. Women are taught to perform self examinations to look for lumps and tissue changes, and this …

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Breast Cancer Basics

Breast Cancer Basics

You probably hear the term “breast cancer” every day, whether it is on TV, the radio or in your doctor’s office. But many of us don’t know everything we should about it. Like the fact that 1 in 8 women …

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