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How to Talk to a Loved One About Cancer

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re sharing a story that highlights the positivity and change that can arise from a cancer diagnosis.

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Possible Link Between Gum Disease and Breast Cancer, Especially in Smokers

Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gums that affects half of Americans over 30. Gingivitis, the mildest form of periodontal disease, is marked by…

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What You’re Not Told About Mammograms

Last month, the American Cancer Society (ACS) released a new set of guidelines for breast cancer screening. This left many of us with more questions – now six different groups…

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New Breast Cancer Guidelines Recommend Later Screening Less Often

When to get screened for breast cancer with a mammogram has been under debate for years, with some professional organizations recommending the early and often approach and others questioning the…

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What I Learned About Being Naked

“Naked is trending and sexy right now,” was the marketing email subject line. No surprise there – from ads featuring barely covered naked celebs to totally naked “dating” reality shows…

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The Importance of Making a Promise to Feel ‘Em

Story provided by Erica Bartol, founder of Promise To Feel ‘Em Two years ago I had this vision that stemmed from the ever-so unbecoming diagnosis of breast cancer at the unsuspecting…

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The Environment and Breast Cancer

  Written by the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation We launched the Army of Women® and the Health of Women [HOW] Study™ because we wanted to advance research into the cause—and…

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The Need for More Focus on Breast Cancer in Hispanic Women

Written by the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation Cancer is the leading cause of death among Hispanics, and breast cancer tops the list of cancer-related deaths in Hispanic women. The…

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Finding the Strength to Beat Breast Cancer

Written by Carrie Vieceli  Strength in the face of breast cancer: It is something that each diagnosis demands, and sometimes it comes more readily than others. In the nine years…

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Take Control of Your Breast Cancer Risk

One out of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, making breast cancer the most common cancer in women after skin cancer. Every year, hundreds…

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