Medical information

Tuesday, 7/18/2023
Atypical Hyperplasia
Atypical hyperplasia is an accumulation of abnormal cells in the breast and it is a risk factor for developing breast cancer. Atypical ductal hyperplasia is caused by the accumulation of abnormal cells that are similar to the breast duct cells. Atypical lobular hyperplasia is caused by abnormal cells similar to the breast lobule cells.
Wednesday, 4/20/2022
Why Is A Breast Biopsy Performed?
A suspicious area was detected in the breast on routine breast screening. The doctor recommended a breast biopsy as the next step. What are the types of breast biopsy and risks involved? What can you expect before and after a breast biopsy?
Saturday, 2/12/2022
Types of Breast Cancer
There are many types of breast cancers, and correctly identifying each one is important to determine the proper treatment. Breast cancer can be classified by the stage of cancer at diagnosis, how the cancer cells look under the microscope (histology) and their biological characteristics (receptor status).
Sunday, 1/2/2022
What Is Breast Cancer In Men?
Though breast cancer is most commonly thought of as a disease that affects women, breast cancer does occur in men. Because men have breast tissue, they can develop breast cancer.