3 Reasons to Consider 3D Mammography

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Early breast cancer detection is key to increased survival, and the timeframe for detections keeps getting earlier due to advanced screening technology. Specifically, 3D mammography is a powerful breast cancer detection tool. Unlike traditional 2D mammography that only takes one static image, a 3D mammogram takes multiple images to create a three-dimensional picture, providing radiologists

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Reducing Your Breast Cancer Risk: 6 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Women

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While many of us have a higher genetic likelihood of a breast cancer diagnosis, there are lifestyle choices we can make to mitigate breast cancer risk. The following article discusses health strategies you can follow to reduce your risk of developing breast cancer. Bedford Breast Center offers care for breast cancer in Los Angeles, specializing

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The 5 Most Important Questions to Ask Your Breast Cancer Surgeon

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The 5 Most Important Questions to Ask Your Breast Cancer Surgeon By Heather Richardson, MD, FACS At Bedford Breast Center in Beverly Hills, CA we strive to provide our patients with the best care to ensure optimal breast health. We are passionate about screening, early detection, and curing breast cancer disease. Our team of breast

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Fibroadenoma During Pregnancy and Other Breast Health Questions Answered

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  Fibroadenoma During Pregnancy and Other Breast Health Questions Answered Breast abnormalities are certainly serious, but discovering a mass or lump in the breast during or immediately after pregnancy can be doubly frightening. Here are a few common questions about managing breast health before, during, and after pregnancy. Should I have fibroadenomas removed during pregnancy?

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Fibroadenoma: Is Surgery the Only Treatment?

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Fibroadenoma: Is Surgery the Only Treatment? Although finding a lump in your breast is, without a doubt, an alarming discovery, the good news is that not every breast abnormality is necessarily cancer-related. One of the most common categories of breast tissue growth is a fibroadenoma, and it occurs in approximately 10 percent of women in

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What is Fibroadenoma?

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If you have found a lump in your breast during a self-exam, or a suspicious mass was found during a mammogram, don’t panic. The lump may a non-cancerous fibroadenoma. A fibroadenoma is a fairly common medical occurrence among women who are experiencing significant hormone fluctuations, either during puberty, pregnancy, or menopause. It is a non-cancerous

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Top 3 Things You Need to Know About Mammogram Screening

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Mammogram screening is an imaging procedure performed on women to ensure that the breasts are healthy, and that no growth or abnormalities are present. It is an effective tool for the early detection of breast cancer in women.   If you have never undergone breast imaging examination before, or you’re still undecided about whether or

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Nipple Sparing Mastectomy and Traditional Mastectomy: Top 3 Differentiating Factors

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Women dealing with breast cancer opt to undergo a mastectomy to remove the cancer, preventing its growth and reducing the risk of cancer spreading to other parts of the body. Modern medicine has given women more options with this cancer treatment, and one of the most beneficial medical breakthroughs for women is a breast cancer

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What Does Turning 40 Mean For Your Breasts?

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Breast changes as we age is completely common. The breasts of a 40-year-old differ dramatically from those of a 20 or 60-year-old. Understanding what is considered normal for your breasts in your 40s can ensure that you maintain good breast health into your 50s and well beyond. Breast Changes in Your 40s As you grow

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