October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Staying up to date with your mammograms is so vital to women’s health. Ask your doctor when your due and when you should start screening. We're live with Dr. Etkin-Kramer to talk about breast cancer symptoms in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Ask your questions in the […]
Do you know your risk factors? Do you know your heritage? Ashkenazi Jews (both men and women) have a 1/40 chance of carrying a mutation on the BRCA gene, regardless of family history. A mutation in the BRCA gene increases the possibility of developing breast cancer up to over 80% and ovarian cancer up to […]
Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment: An essential (and potentially life-saving!) conversation you need to have with your doctor! Know your family history, learn your risk. Good article about the difficult decisions (but life-saving actions) ‘previvors’ wrestle with. https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/previvors-the-young-women-getting-mastectomies-to-prevent-breast-cancer See Brightpink.org. Fantastic website that will help you learn.