When to Consult a Physician about Breast Pain

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy For men, breast pain is uncommon. Men usually don’t even think about the fact that they have breast tissue until something goes wrong and they begin to feel pain there. While this pain isn’t always an indication that something is...

The End Is In The Beginning

Why would I spend eight years researching, writing, and agonizing over a book about the breast cancer virus and then make it available to the public for free?  Where is the profit in that, you might ask.  Let me explain. I believe that the untold story of this virus,...

More About Precancerous Conditions of the Breast

In case of any irregularities like finding microcalcifications in the breast tissue, the doctor needs to ascertain existence of further problems. The symptoms that one feels may be susceptible to cancer or a precancerous condition. Many symptoms may seem to be subtle...

Not All Lumps are Created Equal

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy For both men and women, discovering a breast lump can elicit dread and anxiety. While such a discovery is important to take seriously, you can take some comfort in the fact that the majority of breast lumps are not cancerous. Despite this fact,...

Ways to Prepare for Your Mammogram Biopsy

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy A biopsy is the only type of test that can tell for sure if a suspicious area of tissue could be cancer. This holds true for potential breast cancer conditions. During a mammogram biopsy, or stereotactic biopsy, the doctor will remove a small...