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Breast Cancer

Clue to Breast Cancer Treatment Uncovered
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According to the CDC, breast cancer is the second most prevalent type of cancer in American women, topped only by skin cancer. In 2012, there were more than 122 cases of breast cancer in the U.S. per 100,000 population. Needless to say, the amount of ... [...]
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Girls Love Mail sends notes to women fighting cancer
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After finishing her cancer treatment in 2011, Mulligan gave back by founding Girls Love Mail, a volunteer effort that collects and sends handwritten, supportive letters to thousands of U.S. women who've been newly diagnosed with breast cancer. The ... [...]
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Letters from strangers lift cancer patients
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One Girls Love Mail recipient, a year after finishing breast cancer treatment, wrote Mulligan to say how much she cherished the note from Max, an elementary school student. “She said she kept it by her bedside and reread it every night. It made her ... [...]
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Race for the Cure: May 7, 2016
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Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta is the local resource for women who need breast cancer screening, diagnostic and support services. Through annual events, including the Race for the Cure and Bubbles & Bling and individual contributions, Komen Atlanta ... [...]
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Survival Is Better With SRS Than With WBRT for NSCLC or Breast Cancer …
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Longer survival was achieved with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) alone than with whole-brain radiation therapy (WBRT) in patients with fewer than 4 brain metastases from non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) or breast cancer, a study in the journal ... [...]
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Kent State University is #bevstrong as president is treated for cancer
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KENT, Ohio - Kent State University has rallied around President Beverly Warren as she undergoes treatment for breast cancer. Warren returned to campus this week, less than two weeks after surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. She is working on a reduced ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Survivor Will Run London Marathon On Her 82nd Birthday
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More than 35,000 runners are expected to take part in the London Marathon on Sunday, including our new fitness hero, Diana Green. Diana will be running the 26.2 miles for the charity Breast Cancer Now after she survived the disease thanks to successful ... [...]
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Undergrads develop low-cost cryotherapy to treat breast cancer in South Africa
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A handful of undergraduate students from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore are working on a very special class project this semester: improving breast cancer treatment in South Africa. The six-member team is working with healthcare equipment ... [...]
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Study explores how some breast cancers resist treatment
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A targeted therapy for triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), the most aggressive form of breast cancer, has shown potential promise in a recently published study. TNBC is the only type of breast cancer for which there are no currently approved targeted ... [...]
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These Breast Cancer Meds Not Tied to 'Chemo Brain'
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THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some breast cancer patients complain of a fogged mental condition often called "chemo brain," experienced after their therapy. Now, new research suggests that at least one class of chemotherapy drugs, ... [...]
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Double mastectomy influenced by media coverage of celebs with breast cancer
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From 2000 to 2012, 17 celebrities publicly disclosed their breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Researchers from the University of Michigan analyzed 727 articles from major U.S. print publications that covered these celebrity diagnoses. Four ... [...]
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Putting the freeze on breast cancer
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Rex and Harvey zeroed in on treatment, exploring cryotherapy, an established but lesser-used option in breast cancer management that uses extreme cold to kill cancer cells. A probe inserted through the skin to the tumor delivers liquid nitrogen or a ... [...]
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