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Breast Cancer Series Part Two; The Husbands

Breast Cancer Series Part Two; The Husbands | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
This year an estimated 200,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer.
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New 3-D mammograms have benefits, risks

New 3-D mammograms have benefits, risks | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Women are used to making complex choices about mammograms. Should they start at age 40 or 50? Should they be screened annually or every other year? Digital or traditional film?
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Older Women Living With Breast Cancer To Quadruple, UK

Older Women Living With Breast Cancer To Quadruple, UK | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
New research predicts the number of older women in the UK who will be living with breast cancer in 2040 will be four times the number today.
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Inflammatory breast cancers rare but often lethal

Inflammatory breast cancers rare but often lethal | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A Texas woman is seeking to raise funds and awareness for inflammatory breast cancer, a rare breast cancer that gets relatively few research dollars.
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Blood Test May Spot Serious Health Risks in Women

Blood Test May Spot Serious Health Risks in Women | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
New biomarker reveals odds of heart disease, diabetes and breast cancer, study says...
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New insights on control of pituitary hormone outside of brain has implications for breast cancer

New insights on control of pituitary hormone outside of brain has implications for breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Recently, researchers have found that prolactin is also produced by some tissues outside the brain, however little is known about the functions of extra-pituitary prolactin or how its production is regulated in these tissues.
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Are You Aware How LITTLE Has Changed in Breast Cancer in 25 Years?

Are You Aware How LITTLE Has Changed in Breast Cancer in 25 Years? | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Twenty-five years ago, I sat in my doctor's office and heard these words: You have breast cancer.
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Warning against surgery age limits

Warning against surgery age limits | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Thousands of elderly patients are needlessly dying because they are being denied treatment on the grounds of their age, a report has found.
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Jami Lynn Toler fake breast cancer: Phoenix woman pleads guilty to faking breast cancer

Jami Lynn Toler fake breast cancer: Phoenix woman pleads guilty to faking breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A Phoenix woman who pleaded guilty to faking breast cancer to raise money for breast implants was sentenced to one year in jail Wednesday for felony theft in a case the prosecution called "appalling."...
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Melissa Etheridge Supports Legalizing Marijuana in Colorado

Melissa Etheridge Supports Legalizing Marijuana in Colorado | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"While undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer, Melissa Etheridge found relief by smoking marijuana.  That's why she's currently supporting a campaign to legalize pot in Colorado."

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PT next step for many breast cancer survivors

PT next step for many breast cancer survivors | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The thousands of women treated for breast cancer may be left with more than emotional and physical scars.
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'Pinktober' ignores breast cancer patients who can't be cured, some say

'Pinktober' ignores breast cancer patients who can't be cured, some say | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Here we are, nearly halfway through October, and Laura Wells can’t wait for Breast Cancer Awareness month to end.
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Mastectomy or lumpectomy? Choice for breast cancer varies across country: report | Health | Weyburn Review, Weyburn, SK

Mastectomy or lumpectomy? Choice for breast cancer varies across country: report | Health | Weyburn Review, Weyburn, SK | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Age of diagnosis appears to be one factor behind the decision to undergo a mastectomy instead of a less invasive lumpectomy, says a report on rates of breast cancer surgeries across Canada released Thursday."

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Sisters share story of battle against breast cancer

Sisters share story of battle against breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Every year, roughly 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer. Forty-thousand die.
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HER2 breast cancer may respond to PARP inhibitors

HER2 breast cancer may respond to PARP inhibitors | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
PARP inhibitors may be a novel treatment strategy for women with HER2positive breast cancers, researchers have found.
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Memory and thoughtprocess training promising for managing breast cancer symptoms

Memory and thoughtprocess training promising for managing breast cancer symptoms | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Memory and thoughtprocess speed may be improved in breast cancer survivors, who often complain of problems with memory or feelings of mental slowness. A memory training program can improve memory performance, according to a recent study.
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Different corners of the world, all united through the Internet

Different corners of the world, all united through the Internet | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Dr. Deanna Attai, Jody Schoger and Alicia Staley live on different corners of the United States, but all share one common goal — bringing breast cancer fighters, survivors and advocates for a cure together through social media.
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Health Buzz: HRT May Be More Than Safe, Study Says

Health Buzz: HRT May Be More Than Safe, Study Says | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
How safe are your cosmetics?Plus: It's time to reclaim our kitchens...
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Important Clues To Cancer Metastasis

Important Clues To Cancer Metastasis | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
In recent years investigators have discovered that breast tumors are influenced by more than just the cancer cells within them.
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Supporting people with cancer all year long

Supporting people with cancer all year long | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
You may be tempted to buy pink-ribboned products sold this time of year, but advocates say there are a variety of far more meaningful ways to support people with breast cancer, or any type of cancer.
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Service That Speeds Up Breast Cancer Diagnosis Pays Off: Study: MedlinePlus

Service That Speeds Up Breast Cancer Diagnosis Pays Off: Study: MedlinePlus | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Service That Speeds Up Breast Cancer Diagnosis Pays Off: Study...
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British Report: Common Chemicals Causing Breast Cancer

British Report: Common Chemicals Causing Breast Cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Synthetic chemicals in mass-produced foods, cosmetics, and household cleaners may cause breast cancer.
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'Believing' Propels Cancer Survivors to Exercise, Study Finds - iVillage

'Believing'  Propels Cancer Survivors to Exercise, Study Finds - iVillage | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Experts suggest developing an activity schedule, signing a 'contract' with a supportive friend...
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Beyond the Pink: Reflections on Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness |

Beyond the Pink: Reflections on Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness | | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"In 1997, when I published the book in which Karen was quoted, 43,900 American women died of breast cancer. In 2012, an estimated 39,510 will die. With billions of research dollars spent over these 15 years, have we made progress in ending the devastating impact of this disease? Not nearly enough."

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