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Fallacies on breast cancer persist

As the U.S. enters National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a new survey suggests raising awareness of the disease is a misplaced priority. The vast majority of women already consider themselves quite ... read more

Should October be Breast Cancer PROTEST Month?

To learn more, check out the Chicago Tribune’s article “Fallacies on Breast Cancer Persist” (thanks, Susan, for the link). Really, it’s well worth the two minutes and thirteen seconds it takes to read ... read more

Racial disparities persist in U.S. cancer treatment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. blacks continue to get inferior cancer treatment ... early 1990s persist despite efforts to erase them. The researchers assessed the type of treatment given to more than ... read more

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Can Breast Cancer Disappear?

24, 2008 -- Can breast cancer disappear ... had breast cancer, 1,564 of every 100,000 women in the comparison group screened only once did. Maehlen's team concludes that some breast cancers detected ... read more


Breast Cancer Death Rates Are Down, But Racial Disparities Persist

Women are less likely to die of breast cancer than they were a decade ago, but not all women are benefiting from that trend. White women saw more of a drop in death rates than black women — 1.9 ... read more

Putting Power in the Pink

Apparently a new survey confirms that my concerns have merit. An article in today’s Chicago Tribune titled Fallacies on breast cancer persist – survey finds many women misinformed, states: As the U.S. ... read more

Racial disparities persist in some types of cancer

Cancer deaths have dropped overall for black and white Americans, but disparities still exist, especially when it comes to two of the most common killers -- breast and colon cancer-- a new report ... read more

Cancer symptoms: Three surprising signs you might not associate with the disease

In the UK, the four most common types of cancer ... breast, but many of the other symptoms are much less obvious. The following three symptoms are common problems which in most cases would not be a ... read more

Years of hot flashes may increase the risk of breast cancer

which include symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats -- and breast cancer. The symptoms are common for women during menopause, but can persist for years after. The findings, published online in ... read more

How do you cope while grieving for the living? When Tim married Primrose he already knew she was dying from terminal cancer

It can persist for months or even years ... Tim’s experience is all too familiar to Steve Bland, husband of BBC presenter Rachel Bland, who died of breast cancer at the age of 40 last September, when ... read more

Breast Cancer Worse for Hispanic Women

Women who do not get appropriate breast cancer screening tend to have later-stage disease by the time they find out they have cancer. But Watlington and colleagues found that the differences between ... read more



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