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Here’s What You Need to Know About BRCA 1 and 2: The Breast Cancer Genes

Her mother died of breast cancer. Her aunts and cousins developed breast cancer at a young age. She wanted to avoid the same fate.  We...

3-D Mammograms — Worth It?

Half of all women experience false-positive mammograms after ten years of annual screening.

How a Breast Cancer Patient’s Strength Inspires Her Doctor

She was 34 years old when we discovered her breast cancer. Ten years earlier, I delivered her baby. I watched her grow up. She...

The Mammary Glands

Mammary glands, which are located in the breast overlying the pectoralis major muscles, are present in both sexes, but usually are functional only in the female.