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There are many factors to consider when facing breast cancer, including deciding on a course of treatment and potential surgery and reconstruction, as reported in this media link. Now, a new study suggests the type of surgery used to treat … Continue reading

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Doctors and medical organizations often advise that past a certain age, older adults can forgo various screening tests for cancer. But many patients, no matter how old or sick they may be, are reluctant to abandon tests they’ve long been … Continue reading

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Breast cancer can have an impact on many aspects of your daily life. While every woman copes with her diagnosis differently, breast cancer blogs can provide you information about the latest breast cancer breakthroughs, educational information, and support. In addition … Continue reading

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Surgeons performing mastectomies can offer a form of the procedure – labeled nipple-sparing mastectomy – allowing women to retain the nipple for use in breast reconstruction. Now, a reassuring study finds that nipple sparing mastectomy doesn’t raise a woman’s risk … Continue reading

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According to Anne McTiernan, a cancer prevention researcher at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the equivalent of a small glass of wine, an eight-ounce beer or one ounce of hard liquor is associated with a 5 percent increased risk … Continue reading

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Many doctors have traditionally focused on detecting breast cancer at the earliest possible moment after a tumor develops so treatment can start right away. But studies are showing many small, early tumors don’t present a danger, and don’t require treatments … Continue reading

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A new type of microscope could drastically reduce the number of women having multiple breast cancer surgeries, researchers at the University of Washington claim, in this report from Engadget.com. Until now, there’s been no reliable way to determine whether surgeons … Continue reading

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More breast cancers have been found at earlier — and potentially more treatable — stages since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, as reported in the New York Times. The study, published in Cancer Epidemiology, adjusted for other variables … Continue reading

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