Category: Breast Cancer

Cancer Doesn’t Wait and Neither Should You

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Dr. Lisa Richardson talks with cancer survivor April Donaldson about the importance of screening during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read More >

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Listening to Her Inner Voice and Body and Knowing Her Family History Saved Her Life

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Family health history is a record of the diseases and health conditions in your family.  During this holiday season while families gather, take time to ask about your family history of cancer.  Read More >

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Safely Get Screened for Breast and Cervical Cancer

COVID-19 has had a significant effect on people going to the doctor for routine checkups and preventive care, including cancer screenings. As COVID-19 cases increased, many places where people receive cancer screening closed and cancer screenings were canceled or delayed.   Additionally, stay-at-home recommendations and the fear of getting COVID-19 also impacted their  ability and willingness to get routine care. Read More >

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Breast Cancer Among Men

Doctor talking to senior male patient in a home visit

Some may be surprised at the title of this blog: Breast Cancer Among Men. You may be asking yourself, that’s a thing? And the answer is YES! Here are some questions and answers about breast cancer among men and what we learned from some recent research. Read More >

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Tackling Breast Cancer Through Prevention, Not Just Treatment

“I will keep getting my recommended mammograms, try to take better care of myself, get more exercise, and save the champagne cocktail for special occasions. And I am excited by the promise of healthier communities in the future, where women from all different backgrounds can enjoy more years of life, cancer-free.” Read More >

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