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Diagnosis and Treatment Is Just the Start: Issues Facing the Young With Breast …
A breast cancer diagnosis is obviously devastating at any age. Forget chemo-induced puking and hairloss, the issues facing younger women going through cancer treatment go much deeper, but are often ignored and belittled by healthcare professionals. [...]
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Rethink Breast Cancer Founder Q&A: Cheeky Campaigns, Breast Health for Young Women
Launched in 2001 by MJ DeCoteau, who lost her mother Anne DeCoteau to the disease, Rethink Breast Cancer specifically serves young women battling breast cancer but feeling adrift among typically older patients in cancer wards. Crucially, it also ... [...]
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Breast cancer characteristics in very young Egyptian women ≤35 years
Background: Breast cancer in very young patients represents a unique issue that needs more attention as the number of cases is increasing and it has special characteristics at presentation, diagnosis, and biologic behaviors which reflect on both ... [...]
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Young Mansfield mum with terminal cancer admits 'I should not be here'
However, the 32-year-old says her battle with breast cancer would have been lost already if it wasn't for the advances in diagnostics and treatment, and has offered her support to the University of Nottingham's Breast Cancer Research new campaign. [...]
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Illness to advocacy: Young survivor lends aid after beating cancer
Later, she was putting on lotion while seven months pregnant when she felt a lump in her left breast. “I was a little scared, to be honest,” she says, noting that at age 10, she had seen her 40-year-old mother battle breast cancer. Southers mentioned ... [...]
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Young Georgia mother is now a breast cancer survivor at 23
... by a major reality check. At 22, with a 1-year old baby daughter, Goolsby went to the doctor with what was initially thought to be a breast infection. When the symptoms persisted, she underwent a biopsy. The diagnosis was stunning. She had breast ... [...]
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Young arthritis patients 'want to live normal lives'
A desire to live a normal life has been identified as a key priority for young arthritis patients when considering what kind of treatment to undergo. Led by the University of York and funded by Arthritis Research UK, the study saw interviews conducted ... [...]
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Young Women With Stage 4 Breast Cancer Forge Strong Bonds
They call themselves "lifers" instead of "survivors." For these young women with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer, the disease will never recede in the rearview mirror. They live in a world of treatments and tests, symptoms and side effects, wondering ... [...]
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How to eat yourself young
Curcumin, the active component of turmeric, is particularly effective at mopping up cellular damage. Telomeres and DNA ... Their health-conferring benefits depends on the amount that you consume and their bioavailability. To have a good effect, they ... [...]
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One in ten young women first spot signs of cancer while pregnant or …
One in ten young women with breast cancer first spot signs of the deadly disease when they are pregnant or have just become mothers, a new study says. Breast Cancer Care spoke to almost 500 women aged 45 and under who had breast cancer and found ... [...]
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First Lady wants young girls to challenge the status quo
It's all out there, facts, valid sources, documented incidences. Like you said, people .... a woman or girl. Hell, even her husband recommended cutting prostate cancer research from the 2016 CDC budget, but made sure to keep breast cancer research funded. [...]
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Young widow, from Bexley, campaigns for bigger budget for brain cancer research
A young widow from Bexley, whose husband was tragically diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour just six months into marriage, is campaigning for more government funding to fight the devastating disease. Doctors dismissed solicitor Nick Cotton's ... [...]
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How one young brain tumour victim's death is giving hope to others
Basically, it is a cancerous tumour in the pons, part of the brain stem that only affects children. In younger children the symptoms may be slow to manifest themselves clearly and can easily be mistaken for other problems. Nervous system function is ... [...]
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Young and restless? Impatient women age faster
Pomegranate juice helps lower cholesterol levels and prevent hypertension because it is packed with vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. Some studies have also suggested that having pomegranate juice daily can slow down the progress of prostate cancer. [...]
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BRCA testing rates in young women with breast cancer increase
Assessing a young women's genetic risk after a breast cancer diagnosis can have implications for subsequent treatment decisions. Ann H. Partridge, M.D., M.P.H., of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, and co-authors described the use of BRCA ... [...]
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More young breast cancer patients opt for this new gene test
“While BRCA testing is recommended for young women with breast cancer, there has been little research into how widely these recommendations are being followed, and how concerns about genetic risk affect treatment decisions.” In the paper, Rosenberg ... [...]
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