Tag Archive: University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

My pregnancy fears allayed


I have mentioned before that the effect of chemotherapy on my fertility was the most devastating aspect of being diagnosed with breast cancer. For some women, the result is permanent infertility, others, like… Continue reading

Patients’ fear should be strongly considered when counseling women at high risk for breast cancer


Women at increased risk for breast cancer because of the genetic BRCA mutations are more likely to think a prophylactic mastectomy is the best way to reduce their risk for the disease, compared… Continue reading