Entries by Dr. Richard Wagner

BREASTS; EVERYONE HAS THEM. DO YOU KNOW HOW THEY WORK?

Understanding the mystery of the mammary glands. We all have breasts. Structurally, breasts are simply modified sweat glands. But functionally, the mammary glands produce milk, life- saving nutrition for newborn babies allowing the human race to evolve and flourish. The mammary glands are wondrous and complex structures. Let’s take a tour of the breast anatomy. […]

5 Breast Cancer Myths

The internet is a fantastic thing — Endless information at our disposal  within seconds. While the internet has made it easy for women to find information on topics such as breast cancer, it also is ripe with bogus information. Myths about breast cancer are often circulated online and through social media. Here are five common […]

When Should I Worry About Breast Pain?

Why do breasts hurt sometimes. Breast pain is common Up to 70% of women will experience breast pain (or mastalgia) during their lifetime. Patients may notice breast pain and become concerned. People worry it may be an early sign of breast cancer. Breast pain without any other symptoms, such as a breast mass or lump, […]