Hormone Therapy: Habits of Older Women With Estrogen+ Breast Cancer
Most older women with non-metastatic, estrogen-positive breast cancer initiate recommended treatment with an aromatase inhibitor or tamoxifen, research shows.
Worry vs Evidence: What Force Is Driving the Double Mastectomy Decision?
The growing number of women who are opting for a double mastectomy after a cancer diagnosis suggests better education about the risk and benefits of the procedure is needed.
Breast Cancer Screening in Older Women
Physicians can help older women make informed mammography decisions by taking into account life expectancy and the harms and benefits of breast cancer screening.
The Effect of False-Positive Mammo Results on Patient Anxiety
A false-positive mammogram result leaves women anxious, but new research shows that the anxiety is short-lived and may have an unintended beneficial effect.
Back to Basics: The Well-Woman Visit
Don’t let time constraints and large patient loads prevent you from providing a thorough well-woman visit. Are you covering all the bases?
Fertility Drugs and Breast Cancer Risk
The safety of fertility drugs has been a concern to physicians and patients alike. A new study assessing fertility drugs and breast cancer risk has reassuring results.
Go Digital for Mammography
Digital mammography is superior to screen-film mammography, and the digital technology has other patient benefits as well, a new study finds.
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