Screening & Detection

The Importance of Early Detection in Breast Cancer – Dr. Lindsay Keith

Breast cancer is a common health issue for millions of women across the globe. Early detection, therefore, is a pivotal factor in enhancing survival rates and improving treatment options for those diagnosed with this curable but also deadly disease. In this blog post, I will delve into the importance of early detection of breast cancer, […]

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October Breast Cancer Awareness Isn’t Only For Women… Men Get Breast Cancer Too! – Dr. Lindsay Keith

Since the early 1980’s, October has been known as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A common misconception is that it only supports raising awareness for women. Did you know men can develop breast cancer too? In fact, approximately 1% of all breast cancers in the United States occurs in males. While 1% does not seem […]

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What Stage is My Breast Cancer? – Dr. Lindsay Keith

When you are first diagnosed, your doctor will determine your “clinical stage”, which is based on a number of things. As of January 1, 2018, the biology, or receptor status of breast cancer cells, became part of staging. All breast cancers will have the receptor status determined by a pathologist, who will determine if the […]