They All Said It Was A Blocked Milk Duct
Gemma had recently given birth to twins, one of which was stillborn, when she found the lump. Her gynecologist, midwife, and lactation consultant all understandably thought it was a blocked milk duct. But they didn't double check.
She really had breast cancer
1 in 5 Breast Cancer Diagnoses Are DCIS
It's known as stage 0 cancer or pre-cancer, and doctors often recommend a mastectomy or lumpectomy. But 70% of these women may never develop invasive cancer. Now, a study tries to determine what the best first-line treatment should be.
Treatment unchanged for 40 years
Critical Help: Mammograms, Treatment, & Support
These needs are key to surviving breast cancer. Mammograms help show the existence and extent of the cancer. Treatment makes survival possible: lumpectomy, mastectomy, chemo, radiation, and more. During that time, support is also vital, as treatment is exhausting and expensive for patients and families. Mammograms, treatment, & support....
These are the tools we use to help breast cancer patients fight for their lives. Will you stand with us?How You Can Help