Will You Get Breast Cancer?
Some women discover they have breast cancer because of a lump or other symptom. In others, breast cancer isn't detectable without mammograms, scans and more tests. Since breast cancer is curable when caught early enough, it's important to spot symptoms as quickly as possible.Take our breast cancer assessment
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What are the limitations of mammograms for detecting breast cancer?
A mammogram cannot prove that an abnormal area is cancer. To confirm whether cancer is present, a small amount of tissue must be removed and looked at under a microscope. This procedure is called a biopsy . . .
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Eat a High-Fiber Diet for Breast Cancer Prevention
Eating foods rich in fiber lowers breast cancer risk. Here's how to get the recommended 30 to 35 grams of fiber a day.
Less-Invasive Breast Cancer Option
Studies show that when coupled with radiation, breast-conserving surgery may offer higher survival rates than mastectomy.