Breast reconstruction may still be an option years after mastectomy

Breast reconstruction may still be an option years after mastectomy

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Six years ago, at age 37, I was diagnosed with breast cancer and had a lumpectomy. I…

Surprising Breast Cancer Research

Intriguing findings from this year’s breast cancer studies By Morgan Lord Researchers have been hard at work all year long,…

The Great Debate

Opinions keep changing on when mammograms should be administered By Nancy Maes Television personality Giuliana Rancic, 37, a Chicagoan, shone…

The Misery of Sex

The Misery of Sex

Sex after cancer brings its own kind of debilitation. by Nancy Maes Women who have faced and beaten gynecologic or…

The Power of Pink

Chicago is home to a range of organizations raising breast cancer awareness and offering assistance to those affected by the…

Restoring the Human Form

Restoring the Human Form

Reconstructive plastic surgery heals…and beautifies by Eve Becker Look beyond the full lips, smooth skin and straight nose. Plastic surgery…

Diagnosed with Breast Cancer: Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Diagnosed with Breast Cancer: Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Breast cancer treatment is a partnership between the patient and several types of doctors. Patients should first make sure that…

Think Pink: Innovations and Advancements in Breast Health

Think Pink: Innovations and Advancements in Breast Health

Breast cancer and fear go hand in hand. Both the disease and its treatment can be frightening and overwhelming. But…