A mammogram is an excellent tool for finding breast cancer, particularly in women age 50 and over. Breast cancer is accurately diagnosed through mammography in about 78 percent of all women tested, while diagnostic accuracy rises to about 83 percent for women over 50. Today’s greatly improved mammograms can usually detect breast abnormalities before they can be felt in a breast exam.
If you or a loved one are dealing with cancer, an oncologist, or cancer doctor, likely will play a pivotal role in your cancer care. You might wonder, just what is an oncologist? What kind of training have they had?
If you have a lot of moles on your body, you may have heard that you are at a greater risk of skin cancer. You have probably worried a lot about your moles and the possibility of getting melanoma, or skin cancer, and you might wonder whether or not you really have something to worry about.
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