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Are Mammograms Doing More Harm Than Good?

Source: IHealthTube.com
January 19, 2017

Are mammograms really helping? Find out why a recent study is making one doctor say ‘no’. Also is there a risk in taking acid reflux medicine while pregnant? 43 more words


Is there a trend away from aggressive treatment?

I haven’t written in awhile on DCIS because I have not seen anything new lately, but recently, a well-publicized article caught my attention. While the article focused on the mammogram debate, it also noted that there is new thinking on the DCIS front. 393 more words


Breast Lump, the Sequel: The Black Hole

(I’m not a doctor, so please don’t take this article as a substitute for medical advice. This is my personal story. Always consult with your physician and/or specialist. 444 more words

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