Tag: breast cancer

Roundup: Long-Term Lung Damage from Vaping; Weight...

First Long-Term Study Ties Vaping to Higher Risks of Chronic Lung Diseases Researcher say the first long-term study of the...

December 20, 2019

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

In October of 2017, Sharon Prolow felt a lump in her breast that turned out to be cancer. Following a...

October 28, 2019

Cancer Prevention and Genetic Testing: Deciphering the...

Do you have a history of breast cancer in your family? That’s a question that many women cannot answer concisely,...

October 17, 2019

‘It’s Cancer’ – The Hardest Words You’ll...

Cancer was the furthest thought in Rosemary Carrera’s mind. She had always led a healthy and active lifestyle, participated in...

October 16, 2019

‘Cancer in My Life was a Blessing,’...

In her early 30s and out of the high-risk age group, Sara Ordonez found out she had breast cancer, stage...

October 10, 2019

Challenges of Treating ‘Triple-Negative’ Breast Cancer

Even its name is daunting to women diagnosed with it — triple-negative breast cancer. It occurs in about 10 to...

October 7, 2019

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

‘Life’s Simple 7’ Steps: Lowering Your Risk...

The decline in the death rates for both heart disease and cancer is due in large part to reductions in...

February 19, 2019

Breast Reconstruction: New Method Can Reduce Pain,...

Breast reconstruction for women who have undergone mastectomies can improve the quality of their lives by removing the associated disfigurement....

November 1, 2018

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