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Frightening News About Breast Cancer

A new study says advanced breast cancer rates are on the rise among young women. Should you be worried?<p>If you’re too young for regular mammograms, that doesn’t mean you’re in the clear when it comes to breast cancer: The number of women ages 25 to 39 diagnosed with advanced breast cancer tripled …

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What to Say When Someone Is Diagnosed With Cancer

Finding out that somebody you care about has cancer such as leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma can be shocking, emotional and devastating. When someone …

A breast cancer support network on Twitter: #BCSM

I'm very happy to see the wonderful #BCSM Twitter community receive some well-deserved attention in the form of a <i>USA Today</i> article this week. Through …

Stage 3 Breast Cancer—Treatments and Survival Rates

Stage 3 breast cancer is more advanced than stage 2, but it is not considered metastatic. For this diagnosis, cancer <i>has not spread</i> from the breast to …

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Breast cancer drug rejected despite doubling in tumour destruction

A breast cancer drug that has been shown to almost double the eradication of tumours has been rejected for use on the NHS.<p>In draft guidance, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) said it was uncertain how the effects of Perjeta (also called pertuzumab) seen in clinical trials …

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This Woman Is Walking 1,000 Miles Topless For Beautiful Reason (UPDATE)

“I want my walk to be proof, that no matter what the world defines as beautiful, I define me.”<p><b>UPDATE:</b> April 3, 2017 ― CNN published a report on Friday raising questions about the veracity of several of Paulette Leaphart’s claims, including how much of the journey she walked on foot, what type of …

Returning to Work After Breast Cancer

One subject that seldom receives much attention is the amount of time that a person will be away from their job when they have breast cancer. The reason may be is that this subject may be something that is farthest from a person's mind when they receive a cancer diagnosis but more than likely, it …

Identification of a chemotherapy resistance factor in breast cancer patients - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Chemotherapy is a key part of the standard treatment regimen for triple-negative breast cancer patients whose cancer lacks expression of estrogen and …

Exercise, nightly fasting reduce cancer risk

Patients with early stage breast cancer who fasted for longer had significantly lower concentrations of HbA1c and longer sleep duration. Since …

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