Learning about and navigating your breast cancer diagnosis is overwhelming and may spur a myriad of complex feelings to face and cope with. I truly believe mental and physical health go hand-in-hand, and it’s important now more than ever to maintain them as much as you can.
Category: Breast Cancer Awareness
Now What? 4 Key Steps to Take After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis
The More You Know: Early Breast Cancer Detection and Treatment
Think you know the risks associated with breast cancer? Let’s take a closer look at the impact of early detection and access to treatment!
In The Denver Gazette: Your mammogram could save your life
Check out Dr. Savita Ginde’s op-ed in The Denver Gazette! This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, spreading awareness about the importance of mammography screenings has been her top priority. In this article, she shares critical information and statistics about preventing or detecting breast cancer early with mammograms. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: I remember hearing […]
In Rocky Mountain PBS: Doctor uses personal journey to encourage others to get cancer screenings
Throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the incredible team at Rocky Mountain PBS followed my journey before and after I underwent a preventative double mastectomy with immediate reconstruction. With their help, I was able to share pertinent information and resources about getting screened for breast cancer. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: As a doctor who […]
Breast Cancer Awareness — Unique Journeys of the Disease
Each year, about 255,000 women get breast cancer and 42,000 women die from the disease. But because of the lack of access to screening services throughout 2020, American women will likely be diagnosed with an estimated 281,550 new cases of invasive breast cancer.
Don’t Wait to Schedule Your Next Mammogram—Here’s Why They’re Important
In the second blog of my #BreastCancerAwareness series, we’re talking about mammograms — A.K.A. the best way to screen for breast cancer — and how a mammogram can save your life. Plus, if you need a mammogram but aren’t insured, keep reading!
In KDVR FOX31 Morning Show: Now is the best time to get those mammograms
It’s finally Breast Cancer Awareness month, which means now is the best time to schedule a mammogram appointment if you haven’t done so this year — especially if you missed screenings last year. Not only are there many free or reduced rate offerings for mammograms throughout this month, but you also get to know […]
In Shape: Metastatic Breast Cancer Is On the Rise In Younger Women — Here’s Everything You Need to Know
For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, well-known publication Shape Magazine invited me to speak about metastatic breast cancer, which is the most advanced stage of cancer. Check out the article to learn more about this kind of breast cancer, including how rates have increased among women under 40. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: The bottom […]
The Importance of Screenings — A Physician’s Breast Cancer Journey
Life sure knows how to throw us curve balls — and I happen to be writing this as I recover from a major one. I didn’t expect to have to share this update, but here goes nothing: I recently had a preventative mastectomy.