What is a false-positive mammogram?

You get your mammogram. You go home. You get a call asking you to schedule a follow up mammogram. What?! You are a bit worried, race to Dr. Google for some advice. Dr. Google does a great job of providing you with every worst-case scenario. Your anxiety is up. And then it turns out itContinue reading “What is a false-positive mammogram?”

Should I get a BRCA test?

It’s breast cancer awareness month. There are bound to be stories about women who tested positive for a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation. Now after a double-mastectomy, they are breast-cancer worry free… Is this an option for you? Probably not. In reality, most women tested for a BRCA1/2 variant will come back negative as carriers. ThisContinue reading “Should I get a BRCA test?”

Intro to Breast Cancer Risk Factors

There are a lot of different risk factors associated with breast cancer development. This article will take a really broad look at some of the general risk factors–but we will dig deeper into each risk factor in subsequent posts! Stay-tuned, or join our email list to stay informed! Where to begin?! There are so manyContinue reading “Intro to Breast Cancer Risk Factors”