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Journalist Joan Lunden again joins TODAY to talk about her experience with breast cancer: “You have to live in the moment, and you can’t be afraid of what you’re going through,” Lunden says. Lunden spoke of the importance of breast … Continue reading

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In 1985 the Breast Care Center at the University of Michigan opened its doors. The Clinic was the first academic multidisciplinary breast care center in the United States. The importance of this breast-conserving advance in the care and treatment of women was … Continue reading

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“In my all too human way, I struggle to forgive the honest mistakes of my doctors who are also mere mortals. Sometimes, though, I have trouble forgiving myself.” So writes Susan Gubar, columnist with The New York Times and author … Continue reading

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Scientists have linked a rare genetic fault in the immune system to an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancers. New research published in the medical journal Nature reveals the PPM1D gene mutation is associated with an increased risk of … Continue reading

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More than one in five women with early-stage breast cancer said they were given too much responsibility for treatment-related decisions – and those patients were more likely to end up regretting the choices they made, according to a new study, … Continue reading

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According to this medical oncology report, nearly 50% of all breast cancer patients have not consulted with a radiation oncologist before undergoing surgery: As a result, patients may decide on a treatment without being aware of all of their options, … Continue reading

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Dr. Jay K. Harness, a peer-recognized breast cancer surgery expert based in Orange County, California, will be speaking at the Annual Society of Breast Disease 2012 Symposium, this year hosted in Dallas, Texas. During the Symposium this Friday, April 13, … Continue reading

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Yesterday we discussed how nearly half of women who had lumpectomies for breast cancer had second operations they may not have needed, because surgeons have yet to agree on guidelines for this most common operation for breast cancer. Today comes … Continue reading

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