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Two-thirds of breast cancer patients no longer need mastectomies
"Although the incidence rate of breast cancer continues to increase, it is reassuring that the mortality rate continues to fall." There is also evidence that there is wider use of effective and appropriate treatment. It remains that most common form of ... [...]
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Do Antiperspirants Really Cause Breastcancer?!? SEE These 5 Facts
For as long as we can remember, we have often heard people say underarm antiperspirants (a preparation that reduces underarm sweat) or deodorants (a preparation that destroys or masks unpleasant odors) could cause chest cancer. chest cancer is the ... [...]
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Taxotere Medical and Lawsuit Issues – Current Facts & Assistance
Taxotere (docetaxel) is a chemotherapy drug approved in the treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, advanced stomach cancer, head and neck cancer and metastatic prostate cancer. [...]
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Important facts about ovarian cancer
As with breast cancer, the sooner it is is diagnosed, the more successful treatment will be. But it is harder to detect, as symptoms can easily be mistaken for something else or brushed off. Most women are not diagnosed until it has spread, which is ... [...]
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'Some people have genetic mutations': cancer risk the focus of oncologist's talk
GETTING THE FACTS: Breast cancer patient Cindy Hoad with McGrath Foundation breast care nurse Sue Kuter, who says a talk by genetic oncologist Dr Hilda High will help people concerned about cancer risk better understand the role of genetics and how ... [...]
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Tamoxifen Drug Can Protect Women With a High Breast Cancer Risk For 20 Years …
"We hope these results will stimulate more women, particularly younger women, to consider treatment options for breast cancer prevention if they have a family history of the disease or other major risk factors." A total of 7,154 pre and post-menopausal ... [...]
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Women in Wales 'put their lives at risk' by not visiting GP after noticing …
Women in Wales are putting their lives at risk by waiting for weeks to visit their GP after noticing symptoms of breast cancer, according to new research. Nearly one in five women wait for more than a month to visit their doctor after spotting a ... [...]
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Study Questions Accuracy of Many Breast Cance…
In this study, pathologists displayed remarkable accuracy in diagnosing samples taken from women with invasive breast cancer, which can be fatal unless treated promptly, Elmore said. "It's reassuring there was near-perfect agreement on the diagnosis of ... [...]
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10 Facts All Women Should Know About Metastatic Breast Cancer
MBC typically occurs after an initial diagnosis with breast cancer, and may be discovered months or years after the treatment of the original diagnosis was completed. A number of tests (eg, scans or biopsies) are needed to confirm the diagnosis, and ... [...]
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Arlington: Exhibit Captures Life After Breast Cancer
“You think of the breast cancer journey as lasting from diagnosis through treatment. As plastic surgeons we are looking at making sure that patients know their reconstructive options, and they are confident about the quality of life after breast cancer ... [...]
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