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
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
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 21, 2019
The Good News About Radiation Treatments and Your Skin
Many people think skin problems go hand-in-hand with radiation treatments for cancer. But that’s not always the case anymore. “Basically, most things we do now don’t impact the skin at all” said Eric M. Horwitz, MD, FABS, FASTRO, Chair of Radiation... read more
February 20, 2019
A Q & A about Immunotherapy for Breast Cancer
Cancer treatments are changing all the time. One of the most exciting options is immunotherapy. Researchers are studying who can best benefit from this treatment because research is moving quickly. Elias Obeid, MD, MPH, a medical oncologist at Fox Chase... read more