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What Are The Benefits Of Diagnosing Breast Cancer Early?

What Are The Benefits Of Diagnosing Breast Cancer Early?

Do you want to learn more about the benefits of diagnosing breast cancer early? You’re in the right place! So many times we have a habit of telling ourselves, “I’ll go to the doctor later”, but later may be too late. Watch this video as Dr. Kenneth Chessick discusses the benefits of an early breast cancer diagnosis.  Performing self-examinations is the first step in finding any masses or abnormalities. Following up with your doctor is the next step. Being diagnosed early is one of the best benefits when diagnosed with breast cancer. When the cells are small enough to

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When Should You Get Your First Mammogram?

When Should You Get Your First Mammogram?

There is no simple answer when it comes to ‘when should a woman receive her first mammogram’. Watch the video below as Dr. Kenneth Chessick explains why and discusses routine mammograms.  There are many factors that go into when a woman should get her first mammogram. It used to be based on a woman’s age. Studies had shown that women over the age of 50 were likely to show signs of breast cancer. In today’s world, it can be related to your background, family history, and many other things. It’s important to perform monthly self-examinations, and if you feel

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What Does A Lump In Your Breast Feel Like?

What Does A Lump In Your Breast Feel Like?

“I heard that I don’t need to worry about breast cancer until after my thirty’s…” If you have ever heard this or that you only need breast examinations from your doctor, you’ve been told incorrectly. Watch the video below as Dr. Kenneth Chessick explains how to perform self-examinations and get an answer to the question “what does a lump in your breast feel like?”  The thing about breast cancer is it has no bias, especially if you have a family history of it. It does not care about your age, race, background, ethnicity, or anything else. Anyone is susceptible

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Can The Diagnosis Of Breast Cancer Be Falsely Made?

Can The Diagnosis Of Breast Cancer Be Falsely Made?

You felt a lump, made the appointment, saw your doctor, and received a diagnosis that you have breast cancer. But can a diagnosis of breast cancer be falsely made? Watch the video below as Dr. Kenneth Chessick explains how false diagnoses can be made.  Some mistakes are easy to come back from. But being falsely diagnosed with breast cancer may not be one of those mistakes. Imagine being told you have breast cancer and require a mastectomy or even a double mastectomy. After having a follow-up exam, you come to learn that you in fact did not have breast cancer.

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What Are The Difficulties In Diagnosing Breast Cancer?

What Are The Difficulties In Diagnosing Breast Cancer?

Going through a cancer scare is hard enough on a patient. But knowing that you could have been diagnosed sooner tears at you a little bit more. Watch the video below as Dr. Kenneth Chessick explains some of the difficulties in diagnosing breast cancer, and how breast cancer is missed.  When you get a cold, you may drink some cold medicine to feel better. If your sinuses decide to go a little haywire, you take some nasal spray to clear the passages. When you feel a lump or something doesn’t feel right, you expect your doctor to find what

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How Do You Feel After Breast Cancer Diagnosis?

How Do You Feel After Breast Cancer Diagnosis?

How do you feel after you received your breast cancer diagnosis? Hearing the words, ‘you have cancer’, can be some of the hardest words to hear. Watch the video below as Dr. Kenneth Chessick discusses some of his experiences with patients who have been given devastating news and how to receive the proper breast cancer support.  Hearing that you have cancer is never easy. It is important that you get your checkups regularly, and do not wait until the last minute to see your doctor if you feel that you may have a lump or if your body does

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