Breast Cancer Myths
Myth #1: Breast cancer is one disease.
There are many forms of breast cancer based in part on genetic characteristics, and each form of breast cancer has a different prognosis. Tumor testing can help determine the appropriate medicine and timing of treatment needed to treat the disease most effectively.
— “You have breast cancer.”
To me, it’s the new dirty word for my 40s. The word cancer is an expletive, where someone invariably gets the shaft. To clarify: breast cancer isn’t funny. Not at all. However, my journey in “The Pink Bubble” was frequently guffaw-inducing. Seriously.
When I felt the lump in my breast while packing up my father’s belongings after his passing, I knew something was really wrong. I suspected the shooting pain I had underneath my breast had something to do with it. I was due for my mammogram
When it comes to diabetes mellitus (DM), patients have enough to worry about. Controlling this disease is essential to maintaining the health of one’s blood vessels, eyes, limbs, kidneys and numerous other parts of the body. While most patients who are diagnosed with diabetes are aware of the previously mentioned potential complications, many are surprised to hear that their diabetes can impact their oral health.