Breast Cancer

Navigating Challenges after Breast Cancer Treatment

By Dr. Jeffrey Cilley

Surviving breast cancer comes with its own set of challenges. You’ve finished your treatment and may be feeling overwhelmed and concerned about what comes next. ...


Breast Cancer Screenings Save Lives

By Dr. Georgia Giakoumis Spear

According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime.

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Beth’s Story: “The unknown is scarier than knowing.”

By Dr. Catherine Pesce

As the saying goes, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. That was Beth Taylor’s reasoning when she decided to take the High Risk ...

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Four Ways Breast Cancer Nurse Navigators Benefit Patients

By Tracy Gryn

Getting a breast cancer diagnosis is overwhelming.

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11 Myths About Breast Cancer

By Dr. Christine Gresik

There are a lot of facts about breast cancer. For example, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. Unfortunately, ...

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How is Breast Cancer in Young Women Different?

By Dr. Sania Raza

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer and the leading cause of cancer death in females worldwide. However, it’s uncommon in women younger ...

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Laura’s Story: “I felt well cared for throughout the journey.”

By Dr. Soina Baweja

Laura Troche, 47, is proactive about her health. She watches her nutrition, gets regular exercise and sees her doctor for routine exams and preventive care. ...

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Maria’s Story: “At Edward-Elmhurst Health, I knew I had the best team working with me.”

By Dr. Joseph Kash

When Maria Kazlauskas went in for a routine check-up with her gynecologist, the last thing she expected was for her doctor to discover a large ...

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Sharing a Breast Cancer Diagnosis with Family and Friends

By Kelly Southwell, RN, BS, OCN, OBAN

Getting a breast cancer diagnosis is overwhelming, and sharing it with family and friends isn’t easy. Here’s a guide to breaking the news to your ...

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