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Breast Cancer Risks

Breast Cancer Risks

Breast Cancer Genomics

The availability of molecular information on breast cancer genomics is rapidly expanding. Patients who are newly diagnosed with breast cancer can easily be overwhelmed by volumes of information in a very short period of time. The good news is that all of the information available is meant to guide personal decisions for cancer management so that we use biology and science for real-life choices. Knowledge is power.

Next Generation of Breast Cancer | Dr Kapoor

The Next Generation of Breast Cancer

Join Dr. Kapoor on Thursday, October 9 from 6-7:30 pm in Santa Ana for her talk on advances in screening, surveillance and […]

Family History and Your Risk for Breast Cancer

Genetics and family health history play an intricate, if not yet fully understood, role in breast cancer risk.

Do you have a family history of breast cancer? Research has shown women with a family history of breast cancer have a higher risk for diagnosis than women with no family history of breast cancer.

It is important to take the time to learn about the medical and cancer incidence history in your family. This can help you to make informed decisions about cancer screening, including mammography. Empowering yourself with history about your family’s history with cancer is a proactive strategy to plan for a long, healthy life.

Family History of […]

By | September 2, 2014|Categories: Breast Cancer Risks, Dr. Lisa Curcio|0 Comments

Inheriting a BRCA1 or BRCA2 Gene Mutation | Interview with Dr. Ihde

While there is a range of breast cancer risk factors patients need to be aware, inheriting a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation is considered one of the strongest indications a patient may face a breast cancer diagnosis in their lifetime. Women with a positive BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation have up to an 87 percent chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer during the course of their life. As such, it is natural for women to have questions about whether testing for a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation is appropriate for them.

Dr. Janet IhdeDr. Janet Ihde, our surgical oncologist at the Chrysalis […]

By | May 6, 2013|Categories: Breast Cancer Risks|Tags: |0 Comments

Breast Density Cancer Risk Talk at Del Webb-Sun City

Breastlink Rancho Mirage Breast Density Cancer Risk Talk at Del Webb – Sun City

Janet Ihde, M.D., David Conston, M.D., Ali Esmaili, M.D. And Wade Smith, M.D. to Discuss the New California Breast Density Notification Law.

PALM DESERT, Calif. and RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., April 29, 2013 – Breastlink of Rancho Mirage, a comprehensive breast health center operated by a wholly-owned subsidiary of RadNet, Inc., which manages a network of outpatient imaging and comprehensive cancer treatment centers, announced it will provide a free, public seminar about the new California breast density notification law at Del Webb – Sun City on Tuesday, May 14 at 6:30 pm. The event, which will talk about a […]

By | April 29, 2013|Categories: Breast Cancer Risks, Breast Conditions, Press Releases|Tags: |0 Comments
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