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Breast cancer

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 […]

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Avoiding Weight Gain After Breast Cancer

Excess weight can be an unwanted side effect of chemotherapy, but it doesn’t have to be. By Beth W. Orenstein Reviewed by Judy Mouchawar, MD, MSPH | everydayHEALTH Breast cancer survivors with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer gained more weight within five years of treatment than women who didn’t have the disease, […]