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    Breast Cancer News, Facts & Information

    Tumor Test Helps Identify Which Breast Cancers Don't Require Extra Treatment

    The goal is to discern which of those tumors need aggressive treatment, including chemotherapy or radiation after surgery.
    What Happens To Breast Cancer Diagnoses When Medicaid Is Rolled Back

    Medicaid rollbacks may limit access to preventive care for low-income patients, which could lead to poorer health outcomes over time.
       
    Breast Cancer Risk Seems More Affected by Total Body Fat Than Abdominal Fat

    Reducing total body fat, rather than just belly fat, is better at lowering biomarkers linked to breast cancer risk.
    Mammogram Decision Hinges on Patient-Doc Talk

    The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists emphasized shared decision- making between a woman and her doctor.

    Breast cancer A-Z glossary of terms

    Our A-Z guide to medications, diagnostic terms and other breast cancer buzz words.

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    Lumps, bumps and risk factors, how to's for prevention, and genetics & family history.



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    Breast cancer mythsBreast Cancer Survivor Stories

    Almost all breast cancer patients in a dark moment suddenly think: "This was not in the script!" Survivorship stories are signposts along the road to recovery with inspiration for the newly-diagnosed or for those currently under treatment. They impart the message: "Yes, you can do this."

    Breast cancer mythsBreast Cancer & Prosthetics

    Before making a purchase, find out what your medical insurance will cover. Typically, medical plans will pay for a new prosthesis every two years. If medical bills are piling up, there are even do-it-yourself sewing or knitting projects that enable you to craft a homemade prosthesis.


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    Breast Cancer Prevention

    Regular breast self-exams, maintaining a healthy diet, and watching your weight are just a few of the practical steps to avoid breast cancer. Obesity, in fact, has been shown to be one of the major risk factors when it comes to breast cancer.



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