Most cases of breast cancer are treated in multiple ways, a combination of treatments that depend on what stage your cancer is in, what type of cancer you have (such as triple-negative), or current or previous health, such as pregnancy, age, family history, previous cancer, or BRCA gene mutation. Here’s a breakdown of the most common types of breast cancer treatments.
Women with dense breast tissue and benign breast disease face an elevated risk of future breast cancer and could benefit from a tailored mammogram screening strategy, according to a large study published in the journal in Radiology.
Hormone therapy, also called endocrine therapy, is a common way to treat breast cancer, Most types of hormone therapy use medications to fight cancer cell growth by limiting estrogen in the body or by limiting its ability to attach to cancer cells.
Radiation treatment, also known as radiotherapy or radiation, RT, RTx, or XRT for short, is one of the most common forms of cancer treatments prescribed. Radiation therapy is now used, […]
Rates of cervical cancer screening have dropped in the U.S., with screening rates lowest among Asian and Hispanic women, as well as women who live in rural areas, don’t have insurance, or identify as LGBQ+.
A new report shows that although Hispanic men and women in the continental United States and Hawaii have 25% to 30% lower overall cancer incidence and mortality than non-Hispanic Whites, they continue to have a higher risk of potentially preventable, infection-related cancers, including approximately two-fold higher rates of liver and stomach cancers.
Celebrate by getting up-to-date on important cancer screening tests like mammograms, pap smears, and colonoscopies. Or, support cancer survivors, patients and caregivers with a donation to a local cancer organization like SHAREing & CAREing.
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