According to experts, those with a family history of breast cancer should begin mammograms 10 years younger than the age their youngest relative was when diagnosed with breast cancer (or at age 40 — which ever comes first). But is that enough?
The MUSC High Risk Breast Evaluation Program provides a specialized clinic for people at increased risk for developing breast cancer. Patients . . . → Read More: MUSC’s High Risk Breast Evaluation Program Offers Hope
By Dr. Megan Baker Ruppel
Director, MUSC Comprehensive Breast Care Program
Breast cancer care at its best requires a tremendous, well-choreographed and compassionate team effort. Every woman diagnosed with breast cancer deserves the benefit of not just one clinician’s opinion but the opinion of an entire group with hundreds of years of combined breast cancer specific expertise. Too many . . . → Read More: Patient-centered Breast Care at MUSC Hollings Cancer Center
October 17th, 2012 – Today marks the first National Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day (also know as BRA Day) celebrated in the U.S. MUSC has become a national leader in breast reconstruction with our plastic surgeons helping to pioneer and refine a new generation of sophisticated procedures.
According to Dr. Dennis Schimpf, Director of the MUSC Advanced Breast Reconstruction Program, “Our program . . . → Read More: October 17th is National Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the new MUSC Health East Cooper building is lit up in pink for the month of October. If you haven’t had a chance to see MUSC’s newest location, drive by and take a look.
MUSC Health East Cooper offers a full range of out-patient breast care services, including cancer care and infusion, . . . → Read More: MUSC Honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month