Beverly A. Caley

Watch It or Treat It?

September 27, 2006

Many experts consider lobular carcinoma in situ, LCIS, to be a precursor to invasive breast cancer, but there is still debate over the best treatment including surgery and prevention with tamoxifen or Evista.

Do Women Under 50 Need Mammograms?

September 27, 2006

The risks and benefits of mammography screening vary by age—the benefit for women over age 50 has been proven, but debate continues about the benefit of screening younger women, beginning at age 40.