Tag Archives: cancer

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Excitement at new cancer treatment

By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website A therapy that retrains the body’s immune system to fight cancer has provoked excitement after more than 90% of terminally ill patients reportedly went into remission. White blood cells were taken from patients with leukaemia, modified in the lab and then put back. But the data has […]

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31 Important Facts About Breasts

By Elizabeth Chabner Thompson, MD, MPH | everydayHEALTH Ditch the pink this October and spread breast-cancer awareness with these 31 facts about breasts. 1. The average U.S. woman wears a size 40 D bra. This equates to about 3 lbs total or 1.5 lbs per breast. 2. In most women, the left breast is usually […]

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Lend Your Voice

Every woman’s cancer experience is different especially when it comes to whether she wishes to share her diagnosis and cancer journey. Rose Gerber gives some insight on her road to cancer advocacy and tips on how to know if you’re ready to become a cancer advocate. (more…)

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Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Triple negative breast cancer remains one of the more mysterious types of breast cancer, but people like Robyn Littman are trying to change that. Below are answers to common questions about triple negative breast cancer and stories on those trying to bring greater awareness to it. (more…)

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Just Say No to Indoor Tanning

No compliment is worth skin cancer. Indoor tanning became all the rage several years ago and has now become a common part of some women’s beauty regimens. However, there is now clear evidence linking indoor tanning and skin cancer. Read on for healthy alternatives. (more…)

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Silent No More

In the fervor of spreading awareness of breast cancer in hopes that early detection will lower breast cancer rates, the stories of many women with metastatic cancer have been forgotten. Until now. (more…)