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Breast MRI for Screening

It is estimated that an average of one in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime (1). This makes breast cancer the most commonly diagnosed cancer for women, and the second most cancer-related death for women (1). However, thanks to early detection, better treatment options, and increased […]

Menopausal status and mammogram frequency

Introduction reports that 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer1 sometime in their life and 40,610 women are expected to die of breast cancer in the year 20171. Breast cancer is a serious disease that deserves well thought out medical policies on both detection and treatment There is an ongoing debate on best […]

Long Term Effects of Radiation

Radiation therapy is a form of cancer treatment that is used to destroy cancer cells and reduce the size of tumors. It is also known as radiotherapy.1 In high doses, radiation therapy can be used to treat cancer or ease cancer related symptoms. Usually, radiation therapy is used in conjunction with other forms of treatment.1 [...]