Symptoms and Diagnosis

Breast Cancer
Links to articles and resources to help in understanding the diagnosis of breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Decisions star
Take the time to get all your questions answered, and don´t hesitate to get a second opinion. You owe it to yourself!

Breast Cysts star
Finding a lump can be terrifying, but cysts are usually harmless. Find out what to do if you think you have one.

Do I Need a Mammogram? star
Are mammograms worth the risk? How accurate are they? Are there other/better screening tools?

Inflammatory Breast Cancer star
Inflammatory breast cancer ("IBC") is an aggressive form of breast cancer, and the symptoms are different than the lump or abnormal mammogram results that most of us are familiar with. Find out what to look for.

Is DCIS Breast Cancer? star
What is DCIS? Is it really breast cancer? Do I need treatment?

Male Breast Cancer star
Truly a silent killer, male breast cancer strikes more men than we realize. Why not think outside the (pink) box, and learn all we can about the world of breast cancer that doesn't get so much publicity.

National Cancer Institute star[offsite link]
Website of the National Cancer Institute. Easy to understand articles explain the various types of cancer diagnoses.

Thermography and Breast Cancer star
Thermography is a screening method that measures differences in temperature of a woman’s breast tissue, and often can detect subtle, pre-cancerous changes long before they appear on a mammogram. Should you consider thermography?

Triple Negative Breast Cancer star
Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) tumors do not express any of the three significant markers that other breast cancers do. They are aggressive (high grade) tumors, and the survival rate for this breast cancer subtype is much lower than for other types of breast cancer.

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