Monthly Archives: March 2014

Since the early 1970s, studies have shown that black Americans have a higher death rate from cancer than any other racial or ethnic group. This is especially true when it comes to breast cancer, as discussed by Harold P. Freeman, … Continue reading

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Mary Jane Massie, M.D., a psychiatrist who specializes in the psychological treatment of people with breast cancer and their families at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses self-esteem issues that often arise as the result of a breast cancer diagnosis … Continue reading

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Catherine Musinsky had always had a complicated relationship with her body. A dancer since childhood, she spent hours upon hours rehearsing in front of mirrors, surrounded by lithe, lean ballerina-types. Later, she developed serious body-image issues that led to a … Continue reading

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Knowing whether to have a mammogram — and when — may have become more confusing last month when one of the largest-ever mammography studies cast doubts on the value of mammograms in this follow-up report from the Washington Post: The … Continue reading

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A new study by researchers from private practices and academic medical centers shows that more women are receiving breast reconstruction after mastectomies, according to this report in USA Today. The study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, identified 20,506 … Continue reading

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In follow-on to the recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, a number of media sources offered reports interpreting the impact of the study, including the above on-air discussion from CNN. For women who carry either of two … Continue reading

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Breast cancer expert Dr. Jay Harness and BreastCancerAnswers.com co-founder Wendy Hartley tomorrow discuss their recent experiences in an integrative medicine course, during the latest google+ Hangout hosted by Dr. Harness. Tomorrow, Thursday, March 6, at 11:00 AM Eastern time in … Continue reading

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Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of death in women, but few people realize men are also at risk. A lack of awareness and screening programs compounds the problem for male breast cancer patients, according to this report … Continue reading

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