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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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The underdiagnosis of mammography because of dense breast tissue – a false negative, resulting in an advanced breast cancer diagnosis – is barely mentioned by the medical community as a harm. It’s a breast cancer diagnosis that occurs not because … Continue reading

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Women who carry genetic mutations in the “breast cancer genes,” called BRCA1 and BRCA2, have about a 70 percent chance of developing breast cancer in their lifetimes, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA, as reported in … Continue reading

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Women with breast cancer have long faced complicated choices about the best post-surgical course of treatment, as discussed in this column from medical researchers published in The Conversation. One particular concern has been the traditional daily radiation therapy many women … Continue reading

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Women who have had early-stage breast cancer and become pregnant do not have a greater chance of recurrence and death than those who do not get pregnant, according to results released from the largest study to ever explore the issue, … Continue reading

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Twelve-year-old Jack Myles shares the experience of his mother contracting and surviving breast cancer, of which he learned when he was eight years old, in this interview published in The Irish News. Jack’s mother, voice-over artist Jo Myles, was diagnosed … Continue reading

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Imagine a bra that could help detect breast cancer. Eighteen-year-old Julian Rios Cantu did more than imagine it. He assembled a team and came up with a prototype. Cantu’s research was inspired by his mother’s battle with the disease. Now … Continue reading

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It’s not uncommon for a patient receiving a breast cancer diagnosis to experience a significant increase in anxiety levels, depression and fear. Beyond the diagnosis, treatment can radically change the way your body looks and feels, causing a shift in … Continue reading

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