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You Might Have Inherited More than Your Mother’s Smile

You Might Have Inherited More than Your Mother’s Smile

Ashkenazi Jews risk for breast and ovarian cancer     Beth Anglin, MD, FACS Everyone, men included, have a risk of breast cancer. For most people the risk is very low. For others the risk can be in the range …

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Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

by Beth Anglin, M.D., FACS Nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) is a possible option in the treatment or prevention of breast cancer. However, it is not the standard of care for either. The term “nipple-sparing mastectomy” should not be confused with the …

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Mammograms Matter!

Mammograms Matter!

Mammograms are x-ray pictures of the breasts that are used to screen for breast cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, research shows that screening mammograms can help in reducing breast cancer deaths in women age 40 to 74. October …

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