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Five Things to Consider About Breast Reconstruction

Five Things to Consider About Breast Reconstruction

In anticipation of BRA Day (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) on October 19, UR Medicine expert Dr. Howard Langstein shares five things women should know about reconstructive surgery as they consider their options.

Breast Density: What Women Should Know

Breast Density: What Women Should Know

Especially during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, you may hear the term "dense breasts" in the media and you may wonder what it means and if it's something you should worry about. Dr. Avice O'Connell, director of UR Medicine's Women's Imaging, explains. 

Breast Cancer: Simple Steps May Reduce Your Risk

Breast Cancer: Simple Steps May Reduce Your Risk

Breast cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among women. While treatments have improved significantly, prevention is always preferred. UR Medicine cancer specialist Dr. Alissa Huston shares some lifestyle changes that may help reduce your risk of developing breast cancer.
 
Breast Health Day: Dispelling Mammogram Myths

Breast Health Day: Dispelling Mammogram Myths

Mammograms are the gold standard for detecting breast cancer. But they can be uncomfortable, and women may avoid them out of fear of what they may reveal. Dr. Avice O’Connell, director of Women’s Imaging at UR Medicine, says discomfort and fear should not keep you from being screened.

Life After Breast Cancer: The Survivorship Journey

Life After Breast Cancer: The Survivorship Journey

You’ve just finished your last round of chemotherapy or radiation. Emotionally, you’ve been tested like never before. You survived! Where do you go from here?

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