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Why the Annual Mammogram Matters

By SUSAN R. DROSSMAN, ELISA R. PORT and EMILY B. SONNENBLICK | The New York Times LAST week, the American Cancer Society announced changes to its influential guidelines for breast cancer screening. The society no longer recommends that women at average risk between the ages of 40 and 44 have mammograms and advises reducing the […]

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10 Essential Facts About Breast Cancer

By Cathy Cassata; Reviewed by Kalyan Banda, MD | everydayHEALTH As scary as breast cancer is, learning about the disease can be empowering. Chances are you have a friend or family member who’s faced breast cancer. After all, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with the disease at some point during their lives [in […]