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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

CDC: Breast cancer more deadly in black women

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that large gaps between black and white women in terms of mortality and stage of diagnosis continue to persist. Black women st... read more

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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 14... read more


Breast Cancer Awareness: A chance for a new conversation

Breast ... common cancer symptom, a subtle and persistent change to your normal health, is often ignored, accepted as a new normal or associated with aging, diet or lifestyle. A patient's’ ability to ... 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

Radiation leads to improved breast cancer survival rates, says Mount Sinai doctor

breast-conserving surgery is followed by radiation therapy. "The general concept of radiation therapy is that we use high-energy X-ray machines to target and destroy cancer cells that may persist afte... read more

Retesting Breast Cancer Axioms

American women face conflicting advice about whether to be screened for breast ... persist, the result of differing professional perspectives, financial concerns and assessments of the medical consequ... read more

Mindfulness in cancer treatment: time to stop and think

Mindfulness training is often suggested for cancer patients to reduce high levels of anxiety and distress associated with diagnosis, treatment and anticipation of possible disease recurrence. But two ... read more

'Chemo brain' lasts for months in many breast cancer survivors

Altered thinking — or so-called "chemo brain" — can persist for months after breast cancer patients undergo chemotherapy. Altered thinking — or so-called "chemo brain" — can persist for months after b... read more

Study seeks to ease ‘chemobrain’ for cancer patients

The center is seeking female breast cancer survivors to participate in a six-week treatment study that seeks to determine whether a nicotine patch has a positive effect on cognitive symptoms which may ... read more

Study Finds Most Breast Cancer Patients Develop PTSD Symptoms

Over half of the breast cancer patients in the study still suffered from at least one symptom of PTSD one year after diagnosis. “That the high level of stress should persist for such a long time is pa... read more

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