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Genetic Testing Helps Calculate Your Breast Cancer Risk
With a simple blood test, you can learn if you inherited a gene mutation that raises your chances of getting breast cancer.
Thyroid Nodules: What Happens When You Find a Lump on Your Neck
Feeling a lump on your neck can leave you with a lump in your throat. But it's more normal than you know — even when it's down on your thyroid gland.
New Technology Emerges in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
The Iowa Clinic is the first in the Des Moines area to offer abbreviated breast MRIs for detecting breast cancer.
Thermography or Mammography: What's Best for Your Breast Health?
Alternatives have arisen that provide conflicting information on the best methods of breast cancer screening. But experts agree that there's one clear winner in the early detection of breast cancer.
Everything You Need to Know About Getting an MRI
An unknown test can lead to unease. Before you get an MRI, learn what to expect from your scan to calm your concerns.
Patient Navigators are Your Guides in Breast Health
From your annual mammogram to diagnosis and beyond, you have an advocate in your breast care journey.
Know the Score: Calcium Scoring Scans Your Heart for Hidden Dangers
A quick scan of your heart identifies your risk for cardiovascular disease and heart attack.
Don't Ignore a Lump
Don't wait, early diagnosis saves lives.
Unusual circumstance leads to early cancer diagnosis
Breast cancer runs in Julie Dressler's family. Her grandmother had it and, two years ago, her father learned that he had it as well.
“Healthy” With Cancer
Like many healthy women, Janna Foels, 46, delayed having her first mammogram.
From basic exams to surgeries, multiple approaches to breast health, General Surgeon Scott Hamling talks through The Iowa Clinic's comprehensive breast program.
Screening Mammography Recommendations
Recommendations for screening mammography by the United States Preventive Task Force and the American Cancer Society about when to start screening mammography.