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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

Cancer 'survivors can decide what resources are right for them'

who explained that fear can persist even after treatment. “Having someone to discuss your concerns with can help you regain your meaning and purpose in the life ahead of you.” Breast cancer is one of ... 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

The nanomechanical signature of breast cancer

This new finding may one day help improve breast cancer diagnosis and therapy by providing a unique nanomechanical signature of tumor tissue properties ... However, contradictory opinions persist abou... read more

Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence Can Last Up to 20 Years

Even after 5 years of adjuvant endocrine therapy, women with early-stage estrogen receptor (ER)-positive breast cancer experienced a steady rate ... to extend therapy beyond 5 years and whether to per... 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

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

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

Breast cancer deaths continue to decline but racial disparities persist

Breast cancer death rates continue to drop nationwide, but the disease remains deadliest for African-American women, according to the latest report from the American Cancer Society. Since 1989, advanc... read more

Multivitamins May Reduce Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

CIPN symptoms often persist after completion of chemotherapy, and effective treatment options are limited. Identifying preventive measures is a critical part of enhancing quality of life for breast ca... read more

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

"Chemo brain" — the mental fog common after breast cancer treatment — can persist for six months, new research shows. The finding comes from one of the largest studies to date to look at chemotherapy- ... read more

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