Paint Albany Pink
ALBANY — The city of Albany will provide a virtual stream this year during its sixth annual “Paint the Town Pink” event.
Paint Albany Pink is an annual breast cancer awareness campaign in Albany, Georgia.
Registered dietitian Jennifer Smith of White Lake, Michigan, is not just a nutrition expert — she’s a breast cancer survivor.
A cancer diagnosis can be difficult to process. However, advancements in cancer research over the last several decades have helped more people survive such diagnoses. That should come as good news to people who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer diagnosed among the female population. Though breast cancer may seem like a disease that’s exclusive to women, breast cancer can affect men as well.
Breast cancer affects millions of women across the globe every year. According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is the most frequent cancer among women, affecting 2.1 million women each year. As daunting as that may seem, the WHO also notes that early diagnosis can greatly red…
Well wishes may come in waves when people begin to let loved ones know they have been diagnosed with cancer. Such wishes may express sentiments like “Get well soon” or “You can overcome this,” but rarely will patients hear, “Good luck with your doctor.” People who have never before battled c…
The novel coronavirus COVID-19 first appeared in late 2019 and has changed life for the forseeable future. While many people are quick to focus on the ways COVID-19 has impacted their abilities to shop, visit with friends and relatives or travel, the virus has made life especially difficult …
Mammograms take images of breast tissue to determine the presence of abnormalities, including lumps. Women may undergo traditional, 2D mammograms, but increasingly many healthcare facilities are now employing 3D technology because it can provide clearer pictures.
A new and more accurate option in breast cancer surgery called Magseed is giving women better outcomes, with fewer needing repeat surgeries because their cancer wasn’t completely removed.
Breast cancer affects millions of women across the globe every year. While some women may be at greater risk of breast cancer than others, no woman is immune, and that includes expecting mothers.
No two women are the same. But when it comes to breast cancer, women from all walks of life share various risk factors for a disease that the World Health Organization indicates is the most frequent cancer among women.
Hormone therapy is one of the many types of treatment used in the fight against breast cancer. Hormone therapy helps address breast cancers that are affected by hormones like progesterone and estrogen. With such cancers, the breast cancer cells have receptor proteins that attach to estrogen …
Questions abound for women considering breast reconstruction surgery. The most important include now versus later and the choice between breast implants or autologous reconstruction, using a woman’s own tissue.