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How Much Do Genetics Impact the Risk for Breast Cancer?
How Much Do Genetics Impact the Risk for Breast Cancer?

What causes breast cancer? How much do genetics impact the risk for developing breast cancer? Given that 1 in 8 women will develop the disease, these are common questions many women and their families ask. Stephanie Graff, MD, Director of the Breast Cancer Program and Clinical Research at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at HCA Midwest […]

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Mammograms: What to Expect
Mammograms: What to Expect

What is a mammogram? A screening mammogram can help detect early signs of breast cancer, which may allow for more treatment options and improved prognosis. Mammograms cannot determine if you have breast cancer with a single test, and potential cancer will require further examination. Here is what you can expect from your mammogram, including Sarah […]

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What Causes Skin Cancer & How To Prevent It
What Causes Skin Cancer & How To Prevent It

According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, with more than 5.4 million cases of basal and squamous cell skin cancer diagnosed annually. These are serious statistics, yet too many people are unaware of the causes of skin cancer and the measures that you can take to lower your risk of developing skin […]

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COVID-19 Vaccines & Mammograms: What You Should Know
COVID-19 Vaccines & Mammograms: What You Should Know

Vaccines are here, and we could not be more excited as they are so important as we continue to combat COVID-19. These vaccines are scientifically proven to provide a very high level of protection against becoming seriously ill by COVID-19. By now, you have likely heard that COVID-19 vaccines may cause temporary common side effects such as […]

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