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Despite Awareness Campaigns, Breast Cancer Myths Linger

For the next four weeks we will be awash in a sea of pink as women’s groups promote October as breast cancer awareness month. But while awareness is high, many women still have some key facts about br... read more

Cancer is curable: Demystifying many cancer myths

Another myth, according to experts, is that women fear one of the causes of breast cancer are "underwire brassieres", though there is no substantial evidence to support this theory. Suggesting a compr... read more

7 breast cancer risks that aren’t true

With breast cancer awareness month just days from kicking ... 50 to 69 have a mammogram every two years. For more myth-busting facts about breast cancer, visit Rethink Breast Cancer’s new #8008135 cam... read more

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The lung cancer symptoms even non-smokers should know

"I want people to know lung cancer can happen to anyone," she says. Rivas has joined the American Lung Association's Lung Force campaign ... more women than breast, ovarian, and uterine cancer combine... read more


Writer’s Notebook: Another October and I’m alive!

Every ache or pain, mild or extreme, could be it, returned despite all the “right” things ... Many people want to contribute to help the fight against breast cancer. Money raised for awareness campaig... read more

Domestic Violence Happens Each Sunday—Not Just Super Bowl Sunday

Urban myths rarely have a useful ... against domestic violence and the No More campaign, which, like ribbon campaigns to raise awareness for breast cancer or AIDS, offers a symbol to spread cultural a... read more

Health Budget 2015-16 – underwhelming at best

Only the new funding for new medicines was announced, despite media reports of ... and providing a community awareness campaign to increase awareness of the National Immunisation Programme and dispel ... read more

Dispelling the myths about endometriosis

Compounding this condition are myths that tell women this is normal ... and certain cancers, such as breast cancer. She had her second lumpectomy in three years in January — both benign. "This is my l... read more

Stoicism and Us

When she found herself diagnosed with breast cancer ... while on campaign. This strange and beautiful book--mistakenly described by McLynn as Marcus’s “diaries”--is not an autobiography, a memoir, or ... read more

Have You Been Screened for Depression Today?

Jacobs had witnessed many of his colleagues in the medical community issue self-screenings to patients for physical conditions (such as breast examinations for cancer or blood ... screenings and publi... read more

Noted Fashion Photographer Nigel Barker Sometimes Puts Tequila in His Guinness

On August 31 he’ll be shooting the new ad campaign for Nine West Runway Relief, an initiative created to raise awareness for breast cancer. Who’s your favorite ... that is fast becoming a living urban ... read more

The Lung Cancer Symptoms You Need to Know, Even If You've Never Smoked

"I want people to know lung cancer can happen to anyone," she says. Rivas has joined the American Lung Association's Lung Force campaign ... more women than breast, ovarian, and uterine cancer combine... read more



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