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There are many sources of help available to provide support for breast cancer patients and their families. Among them are: Social Workers. Social...
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Stress is common among breast cancer patients. Stressors related to the disease may include the uncertainty of one's future, the unpredictability of...
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No one likes to think about his or her own mortality, but everyone should have a will to ensure that those who survive you will know how to carry out...
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There are a number of exercises that you can do to relax during your breast cancer fight. These exercises include breathing, muscle and mind...
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Doctors do not always agree on the most effective way to manage the care of women who have a strong family history of breast cancer and/or have other...
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Existing data suggest that preventive mastectomy may significantly reduce (by about 90 percent) the chance of developing breast cancer in moderate...
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Many of the largest studies to show no benefit for breast self-exam (BSE) were done in countries outside the U.S. (such as Shanghai, China, in 2002...
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Well, I have to say when the WHI study came out in 2002, it was insane what they did with this research and how they presented it to women. I...
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You can get breast cancer from anything. I mean nobody knows what causes breast cancer, but bioidentical hormones are still hormones. They are still...
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The American Cancer Society defines high-risk as women with a greater than 20% lifetime risk of breast cancer. This includes women with BRCA1 and...
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Very few breast cancer screening studies include women in their mid-70s and older. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) noted that...
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In the most recent, largest study (meta-analysis) of vitamin D, calcium, and the prevention of breast cancer, both vitamin D and calcium seemed to be...
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Some women with breast cancer use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).An approach is generally called complementary medicine when it is used...
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Common symptoms of breast cancer include:A change in how the breast or nipple feelsA lump or thickening in or near the breast or in the underarm...
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No one knows the exact causes of breast cancer. Doctors often cannot explain why one woman develops breast cancer and another does not. They do know...
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