A few remarks about breast cancer screening

A few remarks about breast cancer screening From time to time, I hear comments from the general public about the minimum age to be included in the breast cancer screening program, the proposed frequency and breast self-examination. I would therefore like to make a few remarks on these subjects. Breast Continue readingA few remarks about breast cancer screening

Predictors of persistent pain after breast surgery

A meta-analysis published in the Journal of the Canadian Medical Association examines the factors associated with the risk of persistent pain, defined by more than two months, following surgery for breast cancer. They reviewed and analyzed 30 studies involving a total of 19,813 patients. They found several factors: a younger Continue readingPredictors of persistent pain after breast surgery