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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: All you need to know

Inspirational stories of breast cancer survival and news on breast cancer treatment and prevention.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: All you need to know

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    Survivor Stories

    Fitness instructor, 41, pushes for mammogram, discovers breast cancer

    Fitness instructor, 41, pushes for mammogram, discovers breast cancer

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    TODAY - A. Pawlowski

    She had no symptoms and noticed nothing out of the ordinary in her body, but just felt she should get checked. Turning 40 meant getting a first mammogram for Heather Harrington, so she was surprised when her doctor told her not to worry about it until a few years down the road. Harrington decided to …

    Testing

    8 things to know before testing for breast cancer gene

    8 things to know before testing for breast cancer gene

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    TODAY - Rosemarie Beltz

    Women who test positive for the "breast cancer gene" face some of the most difficult decisions of their lives. “You have breast cancer.” No one ever wants to hear those words, but more than 245,000 women in the U.S. will get that diagnosis each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

    Symtoms

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