Sen. Pat Roberts acknowledged mammograms "are essential to women's health."
About the Authors: SreyRam Kuy, MD, MHS, FACS Chief Medical Officier, Medicaid, Louisiana Department of Health Who should
”Everyone should understand that there are tradeoffs in screening. It’s not a simple it-can-only-help-you kind of story."
Sheryl Crow thought that she would be the last person to be diagnosed with breast cancer. But in 2006, a routine mammogram revealed otherwise.
Nothing is more important than our health.
I've had a mom, sister, and wife who had breast cancer. I never had a daughter. Victoria (the daughter): "Our tattoos will
Last of all, my veterans taught me that in the heat of the battle, you never leave behind your fallen battle buddy. For me
Home alone, I flip through the stack of mail on the bar in the kitchen. Hmm…my mammogram results. Letter good, phone call
Which is a problem, because tumors are harder to spot in dense breast tissue.
Here's what I do know: talk is cheap. We repeat the mantra that "breast is best," but we give women few resources to breastfeed beyond a few weeks. We say we care about those with breast cancer by buying up pink products, but those efforts don't do much for those diagnosed with the deadliest form of the disease.