What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer Screening Now and for the Future

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When detected early, breast cancer is a curable disease. A critically important part of early detection is getting regular screenings. If you have a strong family history of breast cancer, screening should be a regular component of your overall health care routine. It also helps to be aware of the different types of tests that

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The Truth About Breast Health

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Your Breasts Are Not Ticking Time Bombs “One in eight” is the scary, ubiquitous statistic that rings like a tolling bell and weighs every woman down with the threat of breast cancer. We all know someone who has had it, fought it, maybe beat it, or worse, succumbed. It seems like it is everywhere. As

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10 Myths Breast Cancer Patients Should Know

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“The goal of breast reconstruction is to restore one or both breasts to near normal shape, appearance, symmetry and size following mastectomy, lumpectomy or congenital deformities.” –American Society of Plastic Surgeons For breast cancer patients, recognizing the facts and myths in breast reconstruction surgery can be life-altering. By knowing how to identify myths and misconceptions,

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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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Comfort in Numbers – a look at breast cancer diagnosis statistics with Dr. Heather Richardson, MD, FACS

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Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis, or even finding a lump in the shower, can strike fear in the hearts of women everywhere. The devastating news about Kelly Preston shines a spotlight on the worst-case scenario for anyone touched by breast cancer. Dr. Heather Richardson of Bedford Breast Center in Beverly Hills, CA wants to ensure

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Breast Cancer Surgery: What You Should Know

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If a cancerous or pre-cancerous lesion is detected during a breast biopsy, a breast cancer surgery may be a recommended portion of your treatment. The following article discusses breast cancer surgery and the common questions patients often have about the procedure and the different treatment options. Bedford Breast Center offers comprehensive breast cancer care from

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Will You Need Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer Surgery? What You Need to Know About Breast Surgery

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The majority of women who have received a breast cancer diagnosis will have surgery as a part of their treatment. But is breast reconstruction surgery a necessary procedure for every patient? Can breast cancer surgery and breast reconstruction be one procedure? Bedford Breast Center specializes in providing comprehensive breast health services, helping patients triumph over

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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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Talking to Family About Breast Cancer

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  Talking to Family About Breast Cancer The following article discusses strategies for gently discussing your diagnosis with family and friends. Bedford Breast Center is a Los Angeles cancer treatment center, dedicated to providing compassionate care to diverse patients throughout their diagnosis and treatment journey. After a breast cancer diagnosis, one of the hardest tasks

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