Can a CT scan detect breast cancer?

Answer A CT scan is an x-ray examination technique used to reveal internal images of the body showing abnormalities or disease. Though not used in the early stages of breast cancer, it can detect the spre... Read More »

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Will a PET scan detect cancer?

On One Hand: A PET Scan Will Detect Cancerous TumorsAccording to the Cleveland Clinic, one of the most common uses of a positron emission tomography (PET) scan is to detect cancer. A small amount o... Read More »

What are the symptoms of Breast Cancer & how can one detect it?

There are two main places in the breast where cancer can occur: the lobules (the milk-producing tissue) and the ducts (which carry the milk to the nipple). Ductal carcinoma in situ means an early c... Read More »

Why is it we have breast cancer awareness pins to wear and show support...breast cancer walks?

Typically, it's the big fish that makes the biggest splash.While watching the Oscars, they honoured Jerry Lewis and they said he was responsible for raising $2 billion for MS.$2 billion bucks and I... Read More »

My paternal grandmother died of breast cancer. Does that increase my chances of developing breast cancer?

Breast cancer is common enough that having a grandparent who contracted the disease does not necessarily mean that you have any predisposition to it yourself. Just be vigilant, and you'll be fine.