Breast Cancer

Angenette Monroe received a mastectomy as part of her cancer treatment plan. She never expected her treatment would prevent her from enjoying life - but it did. Angenette’s treatment stopped her from running and traveling, as well as visiting her grandchildren. She turned to [...]
By Alyse Brunella • December 6, 2016
As an entrepreneur, author, speaker and musician, Marty Weintraub wears many hats, but “Mayo Breast Clinic patient” wasn’t one he was expecting. After beating stage three Hodgkin's lymphoma and starting his own marketing agency, Marty [...]
By Alyse Brunella • October 13, 2016
Osteoporosis is not just a women’s disease, so men listen up! Men experience about half as many osteoporotic fractures as women, but when a man breaks a hip, the injury is much more severe. Dr. Sundeep Khosla, an endocrinologist [...]
By Ali Skahan • October 12, 2016
Hearing that your mammogram result is abnormal is not something you want to hear. But experts say that being called back for a second opinion is actually quite common for people under 50 after initially receiving a false positive result. Dr. Sandhya Pruthi, consultant [...]
By Alyse Brunella • October 11, 2016
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Mayo Clinic is here to arm you with resources so that you (and your breasts) are covered! Here are 3 things you can do to increase your breast cancer knowledge:
  • Learn how to conduct a 
By Alyse Brunella • October 3, 2016
After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the US. But early detection really makes a difference. Make sure to get regular exams and in between, learn how to conduct self-breast exams and get up close and personal with your boobs. [...]
By Ali Skahan • July 22, 2016
We want to recognize some of the toughest, bravest humans out there for National Cancer Survivor’s Day. Mayo Clinic offers a ton of resources, like the Mayo Connect Cancer discussion group, where you can talk to other patients, discuss any issues, or just say hello. Today we honor [...]
By Ali Skahan • June 3, 2016
When faced with a possible cancer diagnosis, it can be overwhelming for a number of reasons. It’s hard to understand everything that’s happening, or even keep track of all the people on your care team. One of those behind-the-scenes people is your pathologistwho analyzes the tissue [...]
By Ali Skahan • June 1, 2016
We know it’s another thing to add to your to-do list, but getting regular mammograms after 40 could save your life. Make it a party! Schedule yours today and invite your favorite ladies to join you. #BCAM  
By Tameka Davis • October 29, 2015
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Berta Lippert, Mayo Clinic certified wellness coach, shares tips for a healthy wellness plan for cancer survivors after treatment.  What’s great is that the recommendations aren’t any different for anyone who wants to improve his or her health.
By Tameka Davis • October 26, 2015