Hereditary Breast Cancer

Gayle Patel Certified Genetic Counselor, Texas Oncology When I meet new people and introduce myself as a genetic counselor, I often get blank stares or

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Becoming a Caregiver

Linda Brase, M.A., Licensed Professional Counselor The ripples of a cancer diagnosis extend to spouses, partners, siblings, children and friends. Many of these family members will find

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Dr. Angela Wicker-Ramos PT, DPT, CLT-LANA

Oncology Rehabilitation 101

Oncology Rehabilitation 101 with Dr. Angela Wicker-Ramos PT, DPT, CLT-LANA Oncology rehabilitation is a type of physical therapy that helps individuals achieve improved physical function during

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Dr. Aschenbeck-Randall

Dr. Randal L. Aschenbeck

By: Randal L. Aschenbeck, MD
Breast Imaging Radiologist with Austin Radiological Association (ARA)

Mammography is the most rigorously tested examination for detecting breast cancer. It is the only screening test that has been proven to decrease deaths from breast cancer.  Mammography has been shown by many large trials to decrease breast cancer deaths by at least 30%.  However, there remains controversy about when to start screening and how often to undergo screening.  One very important fact agreed upon by all is that mammography saves lives. (more…)

Screening Mammograms- Do They Save Lives?