Monthly Archives: October 2013

The commitment of Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-Fla.] to improving research and treatment for women with breast cancer is obvious. Wasserman Schultz, 47, who five-years ago underwent successful treatment for breast cancer, shared details of her experience — and what … Continue reading

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The debate over when women should get mammograms continues, as most recently discussed at RadioMD and HER Radio. Listen to breast cancer expert and surgeon Dr. Jay Harness discuss the debate over mammograms and whether women under the age of … Continue reading

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Breast cancer will impact about one in eight women during their lifetime. It’s a statistic that Dr. Peggy Kranyak knows very well, and now understands personally, in this report from WKYC of Cleveland: She’s spent the past 30 years treating … Continue reading

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People from around the world whose lives have been touched by breast cancer – both men and women – share insights from their experiences with the disease, in this stunning report from the The New York Times: If you live … Continue reading

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Women in Uganda, trapped by stigma, poverty and misinformation, often do not seek help for breast cancer until it is too late, as reported in The New York Times: Mary Namata unbuttoned her dress in an examining room at Mulago … Continue reading

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This report in the New York Times points out the tension and medical uncertainty of just how much is necessary when deciding among surgical options after testing positive for the BRCA gene mutation [the Angelina diagnosis]: When Tracy Dunbrook, a … Continue reading

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Dr. Jay Harness, together with Todd Hartley and others, founded an online site to seek and answer the questions of women and family members faced with concerns or even a diagnosis of breast cancer. The site, BreastCancerAnswers.com, has created a … Continue reading

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Physical activity, including walking, can substantially reduce a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer, encouraging new science shows, in part, it seems, by changing how her body deals with estrogen, in this report from the New York Times. Two recently … Continue reading

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