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When it comes to surgery, women face a choice between breast conservation or a mastectomy. In most cases, patients are given a choice because studies have shown survival rates to be the same for both … more
A: No, using deodorants or antiperspirants does not increase your risk of breast cancer. Claims linking deodorant/antiperspirant use and breast cancer have been around for many years. The theory … more
The age that a woman should get her first mammogram has certainly become a confusing decision. Let’s remember that today (most) doctors strive for precision and personalized therapy. Each … more
When experiencing a dental emergency, call the dentist right away so to schedule an appointment as soon as possible. This may mean the same day or the next morning. Until you get to the … more
A: Dr. Douglas Marks: Great question. Medical oncology clinical trials can involve enhanced diagnostic testing, medical treatments and lifestyle interventions. They are often a preferred method of … more
1. Chewing on Ice - Munching on hard, frozen cubes can chip or even crack your teeth.2. Playing Sports With No Mouth Guard - Whether you play football, hockey, or any other contact sport, don't get … more
Your child's baby teeth are important, and still susceptible to cavities. Tooth decay in infants and toddlers is often referred to as Baby Bottle Tooth Decay, or Early Childhood Caries. Baby bottle … more
Great question. Patients, particularly with early stage (stage I-II) estrogen receptor positive breast cancer, have benefited immensely from the testing you describe. Gene expression profiling … more
A: Dr. Shubhada Dhage: Multiple risk factors impact an individual’s risk of developing breast cancer during their lifetime. It is important to understand your risk, because it will be the basis … more
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