Breast Cancer – My Cancer Advisor

Breast Cancer

Dec 29 2010
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Surgical Removal of Non-Cancerous Breast or Ovary Decreases Mortality Rate

Expert Analysis Highlights: There is continued evidence that prophylactic removal of the breast and ovaries decreases mortality rate This subject is not without controversy, but results of studies hav...

Oct 12 2010
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The ABC’s of Clinical Trials
Sep 13 2010
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Eat Better, Move More, and Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer

Previously, I have reported on studies that regular exercise may play an important role in prevention of depression among breast cancer survivors. (For more details, read “Lifestyle Makes a Differen...

Sep 12 2010
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How Do I Get My Medical Records?

Expert Analysis Highlights: Below are a few basic principles that will allow you to know your rights and get the records you need The most critical medical records in your cancer care are usually your...

Sep 7 2010
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Should I Travel Far to Get the Best Chemo or Radiation?
Aug 13 2010
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Is the Media Just Telling Cancer Patients What They Want to Hear?

Expert Analysis Highlights: Lay media does a poor job of keeping a balanced perspective when reporting cancer information Study found that 95% reported exclusively on aggressive and expensive treatmen...

Jul 26 2010
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What is Radiation Treatment Like?

Expert Analysis Highlights: This video provides patients with the chance to see what actually happens during the course of radiation treatment On a daily bases there is no pain or discomfort with the ...

Jul 22 2010
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Acupuncture to Treat Hot Flashes Instead of Drug Therapy?

Expert Analysis Highlights: There is some evidence, although somewhat controversial, that acupuncture can be effective in reducing frequency of hot flashes A small, 12-week study concluded “Acupunct...

Jul 7 2010
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The Day Before Surgery