Infographic: Risk factors for breast cancer

Learn more about the risks of and treatment for breast cancer. Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com

Mammograms for breast cancer survivors: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Breast cancer survivors are not getting the recommended number of mammograms following surgery, according to a recent study led by Dr. Kathryn Ruddy, a Mayo Clinic oncologist. The mammogram screening study found that one year after surgery, 13 percent of breast cancer survivors had not followed up with any breast imaging. And only 50 percent of patients […]

Colorectal cancer awareness / measles outbreak / patient breast cancer story: Mayo Clinic Radio

Most cases of colorectal cancer begin as small, noncancerous (benign) clumps of cells called polyps. Over time, some of these polyps become colon cancers. Of the cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

Mayo Clinic Radio: Colorectal cancer awareness / measles outbreak / patient breast cancer story

Most cases of colorectal cancer begin as small, noncancerous (benign) clumps of cells called polyps. Over time, some of these polyps become colon cancers. Of the cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

Oxybutynin lessens hot flash frequency, improves breast cancer survivor quality of life, Mayo-led study finds

SAN ANTONIO — Research led by oncologists Roberto Leon-Ferre, M.D. and Charles Loprinzi, M.D. of Mayo Clinic has found that the drug oxybutynin helps to reduce the frequency and intensity of hot flashes in women who are unable to take hormone replacement therapy, including breast cancer survivors. These findings were presented at the 2018 San […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Can you prevent breast cancer?

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Karthik Ghosh says, no matter what your personal risk is, there are ways that may help lower your chances of getting the disease. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0:59) is in the […]

Science Saturday: Finding and treating breast cancer sooner

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to reflect on new, individualized approaches to detecting and treating a cancer that affects 1 in 8 American women. Deborah Rhodes, M.D. and her Mayo Clinic colleagues are working to identify the best targeted screening tools and guidelines for women with a higher risk of developing breast […]

Living With Cancer: Understanding male breast cancer

Male breast cancer  Male breast cancer is rare. It’s most common in older men, though it can occur at any age. Men diagnosed with breast cancer at an early stage have a good chance for a cure. Your health care provider will consider the stage of your cancer, and your overall health and preferences when […]

Women’s Wellness: Predicting a woman’s risk for breast cancer following a biopsy

Each year, more than one million women have biopsies that show noncancerous changes in the breast, known as benign breast disease (BBD). Even though the changes may not require treatment, studies over the years at Mayo Clinic and elsewhere have found that not all cases of BBD are the same, and some will go on […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month / low back pain / strength training for women: Mayo Clinic Radio

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to focus on the importance of screening, treatment and disease prevention. More than 230,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in women each year in the U.S., and more than 40,000 women die each year from the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One […]

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