Science and Health
No one can seem to agree on an exact age for when you should start getting an annual mammogram. Some say as early as 40, while other experts would have you leave it until 55, or somewhere in between. Let's take a closer look at this hotly debated topic.Breast cancer surgery can permanently alter the shape and structure of the breast tissue. When the breasts look uneven or are missing completely, some women opt for reconstruction surgery to help them get their bodies back.If your loved one has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, sometimes saying the right thing can make all the difference. Here are a few tips to help you stay supportive during this difficult time.Unfortunately, many breast cancer patients struggle to maintain a work/life balance once treatment and appointments get thrown into the mix一 rightfully so! Here's a little about what Cancer & Careers and Rejuvaskin do to help.If your doctor has opted surgery as the best course of action to root out the cancer, you will be weighing 2 options: a mastectomy vs lumpectomy. But what’s the difference between these procedures? Here’s what to expect.When treating breast cancer, a simple lumpectomy is often physician’s the go-to treatment. Sometimes, however, a lumpectomy is impossible due to the size, shape, or location of the tumor. When this is the case, your oncologist may recommend a mastectomy.There are untold, unspoken difficulties that come along with cancer - especially breast cancer. It is our job, as a community that serves women, to help raise awareness and provide support to those that need us most.As we continue through October, the team at Rejuvaskin is taking some time to raise awareness about breast cancer, a disease that requires perseverance, support, and hope to overcome.