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women's health screening also available with your Gynecologist

Breast cancer. The mention of this disease strikes fear into the hearts of many women who have watched family and friends suffer through long years of treatment that included chemotherapy and surgery. Every woman should take the time to read about breast cancer risk factors, including weight, physical activity levels, diet, and intake of hormones. Even if you feel that you are not at least, it is good to go through a screening test to give yourself and your loved ones the peace of mind. If you are already seeking treatment for breast cancer, check out the list of breast surgery specialists in our directory.

Mammogram and Breast cancer screening

- National Cancer Institute

- Breast Cancer Foundation Singapore

- Mammogram: What to expect. [Video]

- NHS Breast Screening Information

- Breast Screen Research - BMJ

- Friends of Cancer Research - Mammogram Study

- Mammography False Positives

- MRI Screenings vs. Mammograms

- Family Breast Cancer History & Mammography

- Mammograms Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths

- Mammography and Breast Cancer


3 methods of controlling breast cancer: Prevention is possible only by elimination of known risk factors and this is a difficult and long term goal, e.g. change of diet and lifestyle habits...
Read more from Singapore Cancer Society Breast Cancer page

Noninvasive (in situ) breast cancer. In situ breast cancer refers to cancer in which the cells have remained within their place of origin they haven't spread to breast tissue around the duct or lobule. One type of noninvasive cancer called ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is considered a precancerous lesion...
Read more from Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer website