• Cause Celeb: Mira Sorvino pushes for metastatic breast cancer funding

    3 days ago - By The Washington Post

    Celeb: Oscar-winning actress Mira Sorvino, best known for her '90s roles as Linda Ash in “Mighty Aphrodity” and Romy White in the cult chick-flick “Romy and Michele's High School Reunion.” Cause: Increasing funding and raise awareness for stage IV breast cancer - also known as metastatic breast cancer, a form that has spread from the breast to...
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  • I'm Worried About Getting Breast Cancer. How Much Should I Push To Get Screened?

    I'm Worried About Getting Breast Cancer. How Much Should I Push To Get Screened?

    3 days ago - By Health & Lifestyle

    Q: I'm confused by the contradictory messages around breast cancer screening. Should I be pushing for regular mammograms? Asking for genetic screening? Still doing a self-exam in the shower?
    In medical science we are always learning and updating our understanding as evidence evolves, and there is plenty of controversy in the area of breast health. So it's not surprising that many women are confused about who should be screened, how we should screen and even whether we should be screening for breast cancer at all.
    If you think about the tests available to us now, genetic screening is the...
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