Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
20 Results Related to "Breast Pathology"
Breast Cancer Surgery
Women and men who are diagnosed with breast cancer have several surgery options to consider. Find out more about how breast cancer is treated.
Breast Cancer in Men
Since breast cancer is far more prevalent in women than men, it's important for men to know the symptoms in order to get diagnosed at an early stage.
Hypofractionated Radiation for Breast Cancer
Hypofractionated radiation therapy is a treatment for patients who have had breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer.
Today's 3D mammography helps give radiologists a more detailed view to better detect breast cancer. The technology also helps reduce false-positive results.
Breast Cancer: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
Methods for detecting and treating breast cancer are continually improving. Today, patients may be offered a variety of treatment options to suit their goals and needs.
Benign Breast Findings
Sometimes radiologists see something on a screening mammogram that could end up being completely normal, but that needs to be further tested to be sure.
Hormonal Therapy for Cancer
Doctors may decide to interfere with hormone production in order to stop cancer from spreading, slow it down or decrease the odds it will come back.
A breast biopsy is a procedure where a piece of tissue is removed and sent to a lab to be evaluated to determine if it is cancerous or benign.
Diagnosing Breast Cancer
Breast cancer patients may not know that a pathologist is the doctor responsible for diagnosing them and identifying the best treatment.
Anesthesia for Breast Cancer Surgery
Anesthesiologists make sure that patients with breast cancer are safe and comfortable both during and after surgery, tailoring sedation to your needs.
Metastatic Brain Tumors
When cancer cells from another organ spread to the brain, the result is called a metastatic brain tumor. This is the most common type of brain cancer.
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Lymph nodes can be used to determine whether cancer has become metastatic, meaning it’s begun to spread from the original tumor site to other parts of the body.
Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer
Patients with breast cancer may require radiation treatment to the breast, chest wall and lymph nodes.
At your next large family gathering, talking about past cancer diagnoses throughout the family tree could provide valuable insight about possible risks of inherited cancers.
If cancer runs in your family, or you are at high risk because of your age or other factors, talk to your doctor about cancer screenings.
For women who have had a mastectomy or lumpectomy, breast reconstruction surgery helps restore the appearance of the breasts.
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
Everyone is born with two genes called BRCA1 and BRCA2 and, in most cases, these genes function normally. However, women and men can be born with genetic mutations in these two genes, which increases their lifetime risk of different cancer types.
Inflammatory Breast Cancer
A rare but aggressive form of breast cancer.