Are Women Choosing Unnecessary Double Mastectomy?

Treatments for breast cancer have made dramatic advancements in the last 20 years. Survival rates are increasing and therapies now offer women more options for breast conservation and reconstruction. A diagnosis of breast cancer does not automatically mean a double mastectomy. But many women are opting for this procedure despite research showing …

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7 of the Most Influential Women in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Nancy Reagan Although First Lady Reagan was not the first woman in the White House to receive a diagnosis of breast cancer (Betty Ford had a mastectomy in 1974 while her husband was in office), Nancy Reagan set a new tone regarding breast cancer in the media. Reagan was diagnosed in …

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