[rev_slider_vc alias=”breast-cancer”]

About Breast Cancer

Risk Factors

Although some women who have one or more risk factors may never develop breast cancer, we can use the knowledge of these risk factors to target higher-risk women with increased breast surveillance and breast cancer prevention strategies.

Symptoms

Breast cancer carries the most common indicator being a lump in the breast tissue. The earlier the cancer is caught, the less likely it will spread to other parts of the body.

Risk Factors

Although some women who have one or more risk factors may never develop breast cancer, we can use the knowledge of these risk factors to target higher-risk women with increased breast surveillance and breast cancer prevention strategies.

Symptoms

Breast cancer carries the most common indicator being a lump in the breast tissue. The earlier the cancer is caught, the less likely it will spread to other parts of the body.

Breast cancer is a malignant growth that begins in the tissues of the breast. It is the second most common cancer among American women. About 1 in 8 women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime.

To learn more about the symptoms, how to check for breast cancer, and treatment options download on information infographic below.

Key Advantages of Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

  • Pain free
  • Painless treatment
  • Few to no side effects
  • Noninvasive
  • Outpatient procedure lasting 10-15 minutes daily
  • Minimal to no recovery time
  • Return to your normal activities following treatment

Key Advantages of Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

  • Pain free
  • Painless treatment
  • Few to no side effects
  • Noninvasive
  • Outpatient procedure lasting 10-15 minutes daily
  • Minimal to no recovery time
  • Return to your normal activities following treatment

Latest Breast Cancer News

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, check out this infographic from the American Cancer Society to learn seven things to know about getting a mammogram.

During the month of May, we spotlight women’s health by celebrating National Women’s Health Week. National Women’s Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health.  The goal is to empower women to make their health a priority.  The week also serves as a time […]

Alliance Cancer Centers in Clarksdale and Greenville treat breast cancer with radiation therapy, a pain-free, nonsurgical, treatment where X-rays are delivered to a patient’s breast cancer safely and effectively.

Speak with one of our team members about how we can help.

Latest Breast Cancer News

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, check out this infographic from the American Cancer Society to learn seven things to know about getting a mammogram.

During the month of May, we spotlight women’s health by celebrating National Women’s Health Week. National Women’s Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health.  The goal is to empower women to make their health a priority.  The week also serves as a time […]

Alliance Cancer Centers in Clarksdale and Greenville treat breast cancer with radiation therapy, a pain-free, nonsurgical, treatment where X-rays are delivered to a patient’s breast cancer safely and effectively.

According to research from the Washington University School of Medicine University in St. Louis, Missouri, delaying radiation therapy too long after surgery significantly increases the risk of recurrent tumors in women treated for very early, or what is referred to as “stage 0,” breast cancer.  Stage 0 breast cancer, or ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), […]

Speak with one of our team members about how we can help.