Breast Cancer Misconceptions
As October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, I thought it’d be a perfect opportunity to dispel some common misconceptions about breast cancer. Misconception #1: You’re only at risk of getting breast cancer if you have a family history of it. [Read more...]
The Rex Comprehensive Breast Care Program is expanding!
The Rex Comprehensive Breast Care Program is expanding! We are proud to announce the opening of our new breast surgery clinic, Rex Breast Care Specialists. The clinic, an extension of Rex Surgical Specialists, is located in the same building as the Rex Breast Care Center at 3100 Duraleigh Road, Suite 205. Rex Breast Care Specialists…
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Day of a Navigator
This post is a composite representation of “A Day in the Life” of Rex Cancer Center’s three breast cancer navigators. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and they have Breast Cancer Awareness Days, every day. "reast biopsy results are shared with patients by the radiologist at the new Breast Care Center. I try to be there for each of them. I meet with a man reeling from newly diagnosed breast cancer and his surprised but supportive girlfriend; I meet with a mother of two young children and her recently laid-off husband; I meet with a woman in her 50's who “sort of knew it was coming” because of an extensive history of breast cancer in her family...."