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BY Danielle Underferth

Male breast cancer is extremely rare. About 1% of breast cancers in the United States occur in males.  But certain men do run the risk of getting breast cancer. Men who are at risk, or who have symptoms of breast cancer, may need to get a mammogram.

We talked to Gary Whitman, M.D., in Breast Imaging about male breast cancer and what men can expect during a mammogram. Here’s what he had to say.

How do men get mammograms...

BY Danielle Underferth

Despite an overall decline in colorectal cancer cases and deaths over the past several decades, Black men and women are still more likely...

BY Danielle Underferth

Carbonated, flavored waters have been trending over the past couple of years. But are these bubbly beverages good for you? That depends.

BY Danielle Underferth

Colorectal cancer is on the decline. Experts chalk that up to more people getting their regular colonoscopies, which can actually prevent precancerous polyps from becoming cancer.

But the disease is rising sharply in people ages 18 to 35, a population that is years away from getting their first screening colonoscopy. Colorectal cancer screening isn’t recommended until age 45 or 50 for most people.

“If the current trends...

Nancy You, M.D., talking to a young colorectal cancer patient

BY Danielle Underferth

Regular screening mammograms detect breast cancer early when they are easiest to treat successfully. But can a screening test called...

BY Danielle Underferth

If you were planning to run that 5K for your favorite charity or tackle a marathon this year, don’t despair. The COVID-19 pandemic has sidelined...

BY Danielle Underferth

If you’re due for a mammogram, it’s important that you choose the facility wisely.

Getting the most accurate mammogram results possible...

BY Danielle Underferth

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic stretches on, the HPV vaccine may not seem like a priority for parents worried about keeping their...

BY Danielle Underferth

The American Cancer Society recently updated its guidelines for preventing cancer. Among the recommendations: Don’t drink alcohol.

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