Breast Cancer

Tanner Breast Health
If you are 40 or older, the specialists at Tanner Cancer Care recommend that you have a yearly mammogram. You don’t need a physician’s order to schedule a screening mammogram.

Call Tanner Breast Health at 770.812.9721 now to schedule this important life-saving screening.
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Breast Cancer

Breast cancer screening guidelines are based mainly on scientific data from white women, and that bias could cause delayed detection of the disease in minorities, researchers report.

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Breast Cancer

While only 5 percent to 10 percent of cancers are caused by an inherited gene mutation, genetic testing may benefit people with a strong history of family cancer, an expert in genetics suggests.

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Breast Cancer

After American women began to adopt annual mammography screening in the 1980s, a very healthy thing happened: the average size of newly discovered breast tumors got smaller.

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Breast Cancer

Women with a family history of breast cancer remain at higher risk for breast cancer even after age 65, a new study suggests.

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Breast Cancer

The first consumer test for three BRCA gene mutations associated with breast, ovarian and prostate cancer risk has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Breast Cancer

Many breast cancer patients say they've heard scary stories about radiation therapy, but their actual experience is usually better, new research finds.

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