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Breast Cancer

Breastfeeding and Breast Cancer: How to Stay Connected to Your Baby

  A cancer diagnosis is a devastating blow for any woman, but for new mothers, the implications can be even more heartbreaking. While it’s widely accepted that breastfeeding provides babies with a number of essential health benefits, it’s also an opportunity for mother and child to establish a long lasting bond. Thankfully, an inability to … Read

Breast Cancer Awareness After October Ends

You’ve likely heard (or read) some of the more troubling statistics on the occurrence of breast cancer in the United States. You may know that one-in-eight women will be diagnosed with cancer, and that around 39,620 will die from the disease this year. You may also know that 85% have no family history and that … Read

Saving Second Base: How to Perform a Breast Exam Yourself

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but what does that really mean? About one in every eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime, second only to lung cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. In 2009 alone, over 211,731 women were diagnosed with breast cancer, … Read

Months of Awareness: Information on Ovarian and Breast Cancer

Fall’s approaching, and that doesn’t just mean pumpkin spice lattes and unpacking your boots: September is all about gynecological cancer awareness, and October is devoted to saving second base. Instead of letting you figure it all out on your own, we’ve got the skinny on what to look out for: September and Your Uterus September … Read

Gene Testing for Breast Cancer

Actress Angelina Jolie recently disclosed that she underwent a double mastectomy in Feb. 2013 to reduce her chances of developing breast cancer. She will also receive multiple surgeries over the next two months to reconstruct her breasts. Jolie made the announcement in an editorial that appeared in the May 13, 2013 edition of the New … Read

Breast Density: the Most Recent Mammogram Technology

“Are you dense?” That’s not a question you’d want to hear…well, ever. It’s also the name of a new campaign to increase women’s awareness of their breast type. The higher a woman’s breast density, the more likely it is that breast cancer won’t be easily identifiable with mammography.

Breast Cancer Awareness for the Whole Year

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but increasing awareness and education is a year-round pursuit. Women in the U.S. get breast cancer more than any other kind of cancer except for skin cancer, even though breast cancer awareness has become a standard part of health education. And breast cancer doesn’t target a certain group … Read

Breast Reconstruction

After a mastectomy, some women decide to wear a breast form (prosthesis). Others prefer to have breast reconstruction, either at the same time as the mastectomy or later on. Each option has its pros and cons, and what is right for one woman may not be right for another. What is important is that nearly … Read

Adolescence: Key Time to Lower Breast Cancer Risk?

Although breast cancer most commonly occurs later in life, research suggests that it develops and progresses over the course of a lifetime. Studies now indicate that lifestyle habits during adolescence may significantly affect risk of breast cancer later in life. Cancer anywhere in the body begins with damage to the DNA of genes within particular … Read

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer of women, and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among American women between 40 and 55 years of age. Regular mammography and clinical breast exams are essential for early detection of breast cancer. For women between 50 and 69 years of age, having regular mammograms can … Read

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