After reviewing updated breast cancer screening guidelines from the US Preventive Services Task Force for women at average risk, MSK’s breast experts have elected not to change the institution’s recommendations in any way.
Good Morning America reporter Amy Robach was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 40 after receiving her first mammogram. For Memorial Sloan Kettering experts, the message behind this story bears repeating: Mammograms save lives.
A New York State law that went into effect this month requires radiologists to inform women if they have dense breasts. Dr. Lee answers questions about the concept of breast density and what women with dense breast tissue should know.
A new study confirms that female childhood cancer survivors who were treated with radiation to the chest have a high risk of developing breast cancer at a young age – a risk that is comparable to that of women who have mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes.
Research published in the November 19 issue of The Lancet finds that MRI use for breast cancer screening in women at high risk for the disease – due to family history or a genetic mutation – detects more cancers than screening mammography.