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Congressional Women's Softball Game: A swing against breast cancer

Many of us know someone who has been affected by breast cancer: a friend, sister, mother or daughter. The game brings together women around a common cause and benefits the Young Survival Coalition ... read more

Congressional Softball Game enters second decade raising awareness for young women with breast cancer

The Congressional Women's Softball Game will play its 11th annual game this Wednesday, June 19. (Young Survival Coalition/Jeff Malet) But one of the events is a bit of a different beast, both in ... read more

New Drug Offers Hope For Women With Late-Stage Breast Cancer

“Yes, I have metastatic breast cancer. Yes, I have to live with it ... This isn’t a cure, but giving young women even a few extra years can mean being there for significant life events. ... read more

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Pregnancy after breast cancer feasible, safe for BRCA carriers

However, there has been little information in women who carry BRCA mutations who desire pregnancy following breast cancer. This is important because, frequently, these patients are young and are ... read more

'You never know': 25-year-old breast cancer patient urges awareness for women of all ages

Less than 1% of breast cancer diagnoses are in women younger than 30, according to a 2009 academic study about the impact of malignant diseases on young adults. Another analysis of breast cancer ... read more

Lisa Boccard, breast cancer advocate, dies at 57

She had never even met anybody who had the disease. “They just didn’t think about breast cancer in a young woman,” said her brother and former Coral Springs Mayor Vince Boccard. [Popular on ... read more

How Alejandra Campoverdi Outwitted Breast Cancer While Helping Women Save Their Own Lives

Campoverdi’s maternal grandmother Maria Luisa Medellin, whom she called Abi (short for Abuelita), was a second mother — walking her young ... women are diagnosed with breast cancer at a ... read more

Breast cancer survivors navigate rough waters of diagnosis on dragon boat team

There are other women who have long survived a breast cancer diagnosis who are a living example to the others. Joanie Snodgrass, now 53, has been cancer free for decades. “I was very young when ... read more

'Focused' radiation effective for some early breast cancer patients

Doctors tested this approach in 4,200 women who underwent lumpectomies after being diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer at hospitals across the United States. RELATED Newer drug, hormone therapy ... read more

All About Testosterone in Women

Both females and males experience an initial surge of testosterone and estrogen during puberty, which lasts through young ... even in women with naturally low levels of testosterone. The link between ... read more

5 Raleigh moms, all diagnosed with breast cancer within a year of each other, team up for Kay Yow Cancer Fund

The five women formed a team, "Young Moms Against Cancer" after all were diagnosed with breast cancer within a year of each other. The women met during their diagnoses and supported each other. ... read more

Higher Soy Intake Associated With Lower Risk of Fractures Among Young Survivors of Breast Cancer

... Survival Study of more than 5000 newly diagnosed breast cancer survivors, revealed that higher soy intake was associated with a 77% reduced risk of osteoporotic fractures among younger women. “The ... read more

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