You Probably Won’t Get BREAST Cancer

You Probably Won’t Get BREAST Cancer

It’s great that every October, efforts are made to increase awareness of breast cancer. To be clear, though, you probably won’t get this illness. In the United States, the estimated lifetime risk for a woman to get breast cancer is about 8% (about 1 in 12). While this...
Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

This year, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I want to go back to basics. When I was in my OB/GYN residency in the early 1990’s, we lamented that “only” about 15% of menopausal women were on hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Women’s Health Initiative (WHI)...