Diagnosing and Treating Lumps in the Breast

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy One of the most disconcerting things to happen to a woman is for her to find an unusual lump in her breast. Lumps in the breast do not necessarily indicate breast cancer as 80 percent of all lumps are benign. However, in all cases, follow-up is...

Check Out Our Executive Summary on the Breast Cancer Virus!

By Vera Gruessner Dr. Kathleen T. Ruddy has released her executive summary that covers her soon-to-be-published book “Of Mice And Women:  Unraveling the Mystery of the Breast Cancer Virus.” The book will be published in June 2015 and you can access the...

Women Who Stand Up Count

Wouldn’t all our lives be made easier if we didn’t have to worry about breast cancer?  What if we knew that a large portion – perhaps, the vast majority – of breast cancer was caused by a virus and we could prevent it with a vaccine:  is that...

At Risk African-American Women Have High Rates of BRCA Mutations

It is well known that among Ashkenazi Jewish women the incidence of a BRCA mutation is in the range of 1-2%.  But did you know that in African-American women who have had early-onset breast cancer (defined as breast cancer diagnosed before the age of 45), or who come...

Virus Found In 94% of Women With Stage IV Breast Cancer

Professor James Holland, former Director of Cancer Research at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and former president of both the American Society for Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), reported at the annual meeting of the AACR...