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Two-Time Breast Cancer Survivor: I’m Grateful for Proton...

October 28, 2019 by

In October of 2017, Sharon Prolow felt a lump in her breast that turned out to be cancer. Following a double mastectomy in her hometown of Jupiter, [...]


Challenges of Treating ‘Triple-Negative’ Breast Cancer

October 7, 2019 by

Even its name is daunting to women diagnosed with it — triple-negative breast cancer. It occurs in about 10 to 20 percent of diagnosed breast c [...]


Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Need to Know

October 2, 2019 by

When it comes to breast cancer prevention, awareness and living healthy are at the top of the list. “While age – getting older – is one of t [...]


Screening Mammograms Key to Early Detection of Breast...

May 8, 2019 by

While breast cancer screening recommendations are directed to women age 40 and older, it is also important for younger women to be aware of their own [...]


Roundup: Breast Cancer Risk and Childbirth; Needless Glucose...

December 14, 2018 by

Breast Cancer Risk May Increase for Some Years After Childbirth, Study Finds A new study by researchers from the University of North Carolina and the [...]


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How Can Proton Therapy Improve Breast Cancer Treatment?...

October 11, 2018 by

Radiation therapy is an effective treatment for breast cancer, but like other therapies it often comes with side effects. Some of the most serious, in [...]


Roundup: Fast Food Habits, Raw Beef Recall, and...

October 5, 2018 by

More Than One-Third of Americans Eat Fast Food on a Given Day, CDC Reports Previous studies have confirmed that fast food consumption in the United St [...]


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How 3D Mammograms Help Detect Breast Cancer (Video)

July 5, 2018 by

“3D mammography gives us a clearer picture of breast tissue, especially in patients with dense breasts,” said Darlene Da Costa, M.D., a radiologis [...]


Roundup: Not Enough Exercise, Heart Disease Risk, and...

June 29, 2018 by

Only 23% of U.S. Adults Get Enough Exercise, Reports CDC Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults meet the broadly accepted guidelines for regular aerobic and [...]


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Thousands of Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemotherapy,...

June 7, 2018 by

As many as 60,000 women a year in the U.S. with certain types of early-stage breast cancer could benefit from treatments that are less invasive than c [...]


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