Less than 10% of breast cancers are inherited. Learn what you can do to reduce your risk.
Dr. Judith Thompson is a New Braunfels Breast Specialist and General Surgeon. She is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and she uses oncoplastic surgical techniques designed to preserve the beauty of the breast.
Early detection is easy and safe. New cancers are small and isolated - and easier to remove.
Early stage breast cancers are easier to treat. Just like procrastination, a cancer left untreated will grow to beocme unmanageable.
Breast Cancers that are detected in their early stages have the highest cure rates.
Dr. Thompson will personally perform your risk assessment. This includes a family and personal health survey and a physical breast examination.
During your visit, Dr. Thompson will develop your risk profile. She'll help you to understand what factors affect your risk for developing breast cancer.
You'll learn what you can do to reduce your risk for breast cancer. Your risk assessment is an investment into your health, and into a safer future.
Clinical Breast exams are an important part of early detection. Although most lumps are discovered through breast self-exams, an experienced professional may notice a suspicious place that fails to register as a warning in the patient’s mind.
National Breast Cancer Foundation
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Learn what happens during a clinical breast exam, and why Dr. Thompson might see something you do not.
Breast cancer is an uncontrolled growth of breast cells. To better understand breast cancer, it helps to understand how any cancer can develop
Every woman wants to know what she can do to lower her risk of breast cancer. Learn more on breastcancer.org
Whether you’ve never had breast cancer, you’ve recently been diagnosed, or you are in the midst of treatment and follow-up, understand how breast cancer and medical tests go hand in hand.
© Judith L. Thompson, MD, PA, 2018