Why Tyrer-Cuzick is the Breast Cancer Risk Model of Choice

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Personalized breast cancer care is making rapid progress—and breast cancer risk assessment plays an increasingly critical role in support of prevention, early detection, and effective treatment.  There are various breast cancer risk assessment models available, and the Tyrer-Cuzick v8.0 (IBIS) is one of the most reliable tools breast centers can use to identify high-risk patients.  What […]

What Does a Mammogram Show?

A mammogram is a test that uses X-rays to create images of the breast. These images are called mammograms, and they are a necessary part of women’s health exams as they age. Before reading further, you may want to brush up on why mammograms are necessary and what to expect during a mammogram. In this […]

How to Prepare for a Mammogram

We’ve talked a lot about the topic of mammograms: what to expect during a mammogram, clearing up some myths about them, and what a diagnostic mammogram actually is. In this article, we’ll talk all about preparation for the mammogram test and what kind of preparation is necessary for a mammogram. A mammogram is a way […]

What is Endometriosis? Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Endometriosis is a disorder that affects many women; however, little is understood about it. In fact, endometriosis is so little spoken about that it takes time for most women to discover that they have it. Here, we will discuss what endometriosis is, how to test for it, what the symptoms of endometriosis are, how common […]

Menopause 101

Menopause is something every woman will experience, yet it is a topic so rarely spoken about. As a woman, you should always know what to expect when it comes to your own body–especially as it ages. This is why we’ve written Menopause 101: everything you need to know about menopause, its common symptoms, menopause treatment, […]

Everything You Need to Know About Breast Implants

There is a lot of information surrounding breast implants. Some of that information is true, and some are just myths. In this article, we’ve collected everything you need to know about breast implants, and we answer some of the most common questions women have about breast implants so you can be more informed on the […]

Birth Control 101: Types and Risks

In this article, we want to shine a spotlight on birth control: the types of birth control, birth control benefits and risks, birth control myths and facts, and everything else having to do with birth control 101. Read on to get more in-depth information and discover all you need to know about birth control. What […]

10 Secrets for Healthy Aging in Women

When many people think of growing older and aging, they often associate many negative thoughts with the aging process. However, it’s important to recognize that a lot of these preconceived notions are passed down to us through social conditioning and broader culture from TV, books, and movies. However, Vincent Giampapa, M.D. and Nobel Prize winner […]

How to Detect Breast Cancer Early & Why it’s Important

When it comes to breast cancer, early detection is everything. In this post, we highlight everything you need to know about early detection of breast cancer, including how to detect breast cancer early, how early a mammogram can detect breast cancer, and why early detection of breast cancer is important. Read on for information about […]

Clear & Simple Breast Self-Exam Guidelines

A huge part of being able to detect breast cancer early is through a self-breast exam. According to Breastcancer.org, 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. Breast cancer is also one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers among women. In this post, we’ll walk you through how to do a […]