Learn About Intraductal Papillomas

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy When you find a lump or tumor in your breast, it can be very alarming. Some tumors could actually turn out to be cancerous, such as ductal carcinoma, the most common type of breast cancer. Some other types of milk duct tumors are considered...

All About Ductal Carcinoma in Situ or DCIS

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy It is important for women of all ages to perform regular breast self-examinations and, once they are over the age of 40, to have a yearly mammogram. If breast cancer is diagnosed early, it can be cured. Ductal Carcinoma in Situ or DCIS, is the...

The Different Causes of Lumps in Breasts

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy There can be many causes for lumps in breasts. Just because you find a lump, it does not always mean that you have cancer. The various conditions known to cause lumps in breasts are typically benign and can be treated by a doctor. In more serious...

What is Angiogenesis and How can You Affect It?

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy The most common definition of angiogenesis refers to the natural process in the human body represented by the growth of new capillary blood vessels. Angiogenesis-based medicine is a new and comprehensive approach to fighting diseases like skin...