Mammogram Screaming: Less Is More? Not Really.

Dedicated to Paula Mariniello Here’s the problem:  Mammogram screening is the ONLY SCREENING METHOD WE HAVE for the MOST COMMON MALIGNANCY WE HAVE.  Breast cancer is the #1 killer of women under the age of 60 and becomes alarmingly menacing every year after...

Types of Benign Breast Conditions

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy A breast lump is typically found while doing a self exam, during a mammogram, or during an exam at your doctor’s office. There are two types of tumors: malignant and benign. Benign tumors are not cancerous. In addition to finding a benign...

Finding the Right Breast Cancer Specialist

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy When you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, the very first thing that comes to your mind is if there’s any hope in curing your disease; and, if there is, what is it or who are the persons who can provide you the right treatment? In a...

Does an Oil Cyst Mean Breast Cancer?

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy Because breast cancer is a feared and potentially deadly disease, the spotting of its likely signs on an individual’s breasts can cause great panic. Worse still, an individual could go through unnecessary but traumatic and stressful...