Tag: Breast cancer facts

Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Need to...

When it comes to breast cancer prevention, awareness and living healthy are at the top of the list. “While age...

October 2, 2019

Screening Mammograms Key to Early Detection of...

While breast cancer screening recommendations are directed to women age 40 and older, it is also important for younger women...

May 8, 2019

Lower Breast Cancer Risk With Lifestyle Choices

Jane Mendez, M.D., Miami Cancer Institute, advises patients to focus on lifestyle factors that are proven to contribute to increased...

October 26, 2017

Breast Cancer Roundup: Radiation Therapy ‘Not as...

The majority of patients who have radiation therapy for breast cancer say the treatment isn’t as “scary” as they thought it...

October 6, 2017

Uncovering the Truth Behind Breast Cancer Myths

During October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we need to demystify breast cancer and eliminate some long-standing myths. Breast cancer is...

October 15, 2013

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