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Breast cancer will affect 1 in 8 women, according to the American Cancer Society. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the U.S.
Most women undergo surgery for breast cancer, in addition to chemotherapy, hormone therapy or radiation. After breast surgery, 25% to 60% report of women report some level of pain or sensations. Treatment depends on the type and severity of pain.
Learn more about coping with pain after breast cancer surgery from Dr. Sandhya Pruthi, a Mayo Clinic general internal medicine physician and past director of the Mayo Clinic Breast Diagnostic Clinic.
National Cancer Survivors Day will be observed Sunday, June 4, which makes this a good time to learn more about life after cancer. One in 2 men ...
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I spent many a summer at the beach growing up. My mother always slathered me with sunscreen. Now, as a 30-year-old woman, sunscreen ...
Shortly before Thanksgiving 2021, Jerry Haines, a part-time farmer and retired butter and cheesemaker, was helping another farmer with fall chores. He felt good but ...