July 23, 2019
DIEP Flap Technique Offers Patients New Options for Breast Reconstruct...
Breast cancer patients have many options when it comes to reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy. In recent years, Fox Chase Cancer Center has begun to offer patients a newer option for breast reconstruction that uses lower abdominal tissues to... read more
July 9, 2019
Learn the Facts About Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Cancer that has spread to nearby lymph nodes is often more advanced and may need different therapies. A sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) can help an oncology team accurately determine the stage of the cancer so that they can offer the best possible... read more
June 6, 2019
What is Benign Breast Disease?
Cancer may be the first thing that comes to mind if you notice a lump or change in one of your breasts. But before getting overly concerned, here’s something to keep in mind: Most breast changes are considered benign (noncancerous), they usually don’t put... read more
May 13, 2019
Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy: Know Your Options
Returning to what feels normal is an important goal for patients during and after cancer treatment. And for many women who have a mastectomy, breast reconstruction is a vital step. “Studies have shown that people who’ve had reconstruction tend to be... read more
March 27, 2019
Intimacy After Breast Cancer
Being comfortable with your body and enjoying intimacy can be a challenge after breast cancer. It’s different for every woman, but some issues, both physical and emotional, are common. Fortunately, there are aids and strategies that can make adjusting to... read more
March 27, 2019
How to Choose a Breast Cancer Surgeon
When you find out you have to undergo surgery for breast cancer, you want to do everything you can to get the best possible care. That begins with choosing a breast cancer surgeon you feel good about. Dedicate some time to finding the right doctor, even if... read more