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Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Breast health is paramount.  In today’s world we have multiple means to screen for and prevent breast cancer, but several of these are underutilized or inappropriately administered.  The goals of this article are to provide actionable recommendations and dispel commonplace breast cancer myths.  Breast cancer screening is consequential to breast health.  We screen to detect breast cancer at an early stage when it is most treatable and most curable.  Overall, death rates...

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Heart Health in Breast Cancer Survivors

Heart Health in Breast Cancer Survivors Effects from cancer treatment need to be anticipated, prevented and mitigated. Advances in breast cancer care has improved survival. Breast cancer survivors must be well versed about heart disease too. Cardiovascular (CVD) disease refers to conditions that can narrow or block blood vessels that may result in heart attacks, high blood pressure, and strokes. Other heart conditions may affect the structure/function of the heart i.e. valvular disease, irregular...

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