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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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New drugs fight breast cancer 

New drugs fight breast cancer  | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
There may come a day when targeted therapies reduce the need for chemotherapy.
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Israeli Med to Stop Cancer from Returning

Israeli Med to Stop Cancer from Returning | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
ISRAEL FIGHTS CANCER: Israel is developing a new cancer treatment which aims to stop cancer from returning to patients in remission.
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Satiation hormone could increase risk of diabetes, heart attack and breast cancer in women

Satiation hormone could increase risk of diabetes, heart attack and breast cancer in women | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
One of the body’s satiation hormones, neurotensin, could raise women’s risk of suffering one of three common and serious conditions: diabetes, cardiovascular disease and breast cancer.
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CureToday.com: Fall 2012 Article - "Exercise During Cancer Treatment Gives Some Patients a Boost"

CureToday.com: Fall 2012 Article - "Exercise During Cancer Treatment Gives Some Patients a Boost" | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Cancer patients can stay strong by remaining active during cancer.
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CureToday.com: Article - "Research Unravels New Ways to Treat HER2-Positive Breast Cancer"

CureToday.com: Article - "Research Unravels New Ways to Treat HER2-Positive Breast Cancer" | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Research and new drugs for HER2-positive breast cancer.
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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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Breast cancer: The emotional-body connection

Breast cancer: The emotional-body connection | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Breast cancer can take a toll on a patient’s emotional health. The emotional distress that follows a cancer diagnosis can go on long after treatment has ended.
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Charity Navigator - Charities Working to Prevent and Cure Breast Cancer

Charity Navigator - Charities Working to Prevent and Cure Breast Cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Charity Navigator, America's largest independent charity evaluator, provides free ratings of the Financial Health and Accountability & Transparency of thousands of charities.
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CureToday.com: - New Roche drug for HER2+ breast cancer boosts survival: study

CureToday.com:  - New Roche drug for HER2+ breast cancer boosts survival: study | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A trial comparing Roche's experimental drug T-DM1 with a standard cocktail of drugs in patients with HER2-positive breast cancer showed the new drug helped patients live nearly six months longer.
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