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Blood Test for Early Breast Cancer Detection

You may have seen a headline about a blood test that can detect breast cancer 5 years before you can feel a lump. This is exciting, but as with any grabby headline, it is important to manage expectations and know the facts. The test, being developed in Britain, is still in the early stages, and right […]

Get on the Ball: Schedule Your Mammogram

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. Regular screenings for breast cancer are so important because it’s been shown time and time again that regular screening for breast cancer with a mammogram and a breast self-exam reduces the risk of dying from breast cancer by catching the cancer early, […]

How to Do a Breast Self-Exam

Also read: What You Need to Know About Mammograms The fact is, experts don’t agree on whether or not we should recommend self breast exams. The evidence doesn’t support or deny its effectiveness. For what it is worth, as a woman, a physician, a friend, and a sister, my feeling is this … why not? If […]

What You Need to Know About Mammograms

Originally posted on October 1, 2015 by Dr. Laura Klein, breast surgeon and Medical Director of The Valley Hospital Breast Center Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. Regular screenings for breast cancer are so important because it’s been shown time and time again that regular screening for breast […]

Rocking The Road For A Cure

If you haven’t had the chance to register yet, there is still time! The 8th annual Rocking The Road For A Cure will be held on Sunday, October 16, 2017. This motorcycle run for Breast Cancer is giving free t-shirts to anyone that registers online @ Rockingtheroadforacure.org! If you can’t make the run, then show up and […]

Why You Should Do Self-Breast Exams

If you are a woman, your chance of getting breast cancer is 1 in 8. Your chance of dying from breast cancer is 1 in 36. Early detection is key to not being part of the second statistic. Be proactive!

Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the 411 on Mammograms

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. Dr. Laura Klein is walking you through what you need to know and do to check for breast cancer.

Doughology – These Doughnuts Are All A Work of Art!

After battling breast cancer, she followed her dreams and opened up one of the sweetest places in town: Doughology. Her doughnuts are works of art! Right down the road from us is in nearby Lynbrook Village at 45 Atlantic Avenue, is the irresistible Desert Shop, titled Doughology.  This place is a dentist’s nightmare and a sweet tooth’s Heaven. […]

The Changing Philosophy of Caring for Patients

Dr. Laura Klein, breast surgeon and Medical Director, and Tihesha Wilson, breast surgeon and Assistant Medical Director, The Valley Hospital Breast Center discuss the new philosophy and treatment of breast cancer patients.

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