Now is time for part 2 of my series on revealing at the myths around breast cancer. I will address 9 more areas of misinformation that are circulating around about breast cancer. Cancerous breast lumps don't hurt. Breast cancer can present in the form of ...Read more →
Getting a diagnosis of cancer changed me. This was the first time in my life where I was forced to come face to face with my own mortality. We all think we are going to live forever. I was focused on my career, my children and growing my collection of nice thi...Read more →
Adopting the ACS New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Could Prove Dangerous and even Lethal for Many Women.
As a practicing radiation oncologist and breast cancer survivor, I was shocked at the changes the American Cancer Society made to its breast cancer screening guidelines for women. In case you haven’t seen them yet, here are the new guidelines. The...Read more →
Having cancer is like riding a roller coaster. One minute you’re up the next minute you’re down. Uncertainties about your illness, side effects from treatment, financial difficulties, stress at home with your spouse or children can all take a huge ...Read more →
When I got diagnosed with breast cancer, the last thing I wanted to hear was that I needed chemotherapy. Not only did I need chemotherapy, the chemotherapy treatments would last for 6 months. Ironically, many of my patients come to my office, refu...Read more →
A new diagnosis of breast cancer is very unsettling. You immediately want more information. Your mind takes over and your imagination goes into overdrive. When you tell people about your cancer, they ask you questions you can’t answer and create new questions ...Read more →