Breast Cancer

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    Wanda Sykes: “It Sounds Scary, But What Do You Want?”

    Startling reports of Angelina Jolie undergoing a double mastectomy have turned the public’s attention back to the fact that disease is an unfortunate occurrence that…

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    Moving Forward: How Black Women CAN Survive Breast Cancer

    How can the Moving Forward breast cancer program help black women live longer? Although breast cancer (BC) survival has steadily improved for European American (EA)…

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    FDA Approves New Breast Cancer Treatment

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved a breast cancer treatment: Kadcyla (kad-SY’-luh) is designed to target only the tumor cells, while leaving healthy cells intact.…

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    Do Women With Breast Cancer Need Double Mastectomies?

    A recent study suggests that, while many women with breast cancer opt to have both breasts removed, it’s an unnecessary move for the majority of…

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    Why Breast Cancer Checks Still Save Lives

    Oprah’s recent breast cancer scare serves as a reminder that women need to be vigilant in being screened for breast cancer. READ: Oprah’s Breast Cancer…

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    Oprah’s Breast Cancer Scare

    Oprah Winfrey took 5,000 audience members, including her best friend Gayle King, for a wild ride recently when she announced she suffered a breast cancer…

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    Why Do Black Women Die More From Breast Cancer?

    African American women are 10% less likely to have been diagnosed with breast cancer, but are almost 40% more likely to die from breast cancer,…

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    Breast Cancer Fundraising: Where Does All That Money Go?

    Every year, the month of October is filled with pink ribbons, walks and marathons—even pink cleats in the NFL—all in the name of breast cancer…

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    5 Diseases That Lack Of Sleep Can Cause

    The most serious problem with not getting enough sleep is that terrible, groggy feeling you have to suffer through in the morning, right? Wrong. Celebrate…

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    Pink Elephants & Breast Cancer

    Have you ever seen so many NFL football players choosing to wear pink? ”A Crucial Catch”, in partnership with the American Cancer Society, is focused on…

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    Are Breast Cancer Survival Rate Claims Being Exaggerated?

    Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the breast cancer charity that brought the world the pink ribbon, is exaggerating the benefits of mammography while minimizing…

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    3-Minute Health Fixes

    So you want to kick your healthy living up a notch? Good for you! But where to start? Well, it’s a combination of quick and…