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Fact or Fiction: Plan B Increases Cancer Risk in Women?

September 7th, 2017|

Plan B emergency contraception is available over-the-counter and used by thousands of women a year. But does taking it increase a woman’s risk of cancer?

How to Support a Family Member Going Through Cancer

September 7th, 2017|

Battling a deadly disease can take a toll on family members. Learn how you can support loved ones in this time of turmoil.
Dealing with cancer

Teaming Up On Breast Cancer

September 7th, 2017|

When it comes to tackling breast cancer, two — or three, or five — team members are better than one.
Breast cancer is a complex disease,

An Innovative Whole-Breast Ultrasound Technology Could Be Life-Saving

September 6th, 2017|

When it comes to breast cancer, early detection with the help of regular exams and screening mammography can greatly affect survival. But for women with

What Are the Signs of Leukemia?

September 6th, 2017|

Leukemia is a blood disease that hinders the body’s ability to fight off disease. Keep an eye out for these telltale early warning signs.
A potent

How Exercise Can Help Breast Cancer Patients Recover

September 6th, 2017|

Exercise may be the last thing on a survivor’s mind, but physical activity can actually play an important role in healing.
Doctors aren’t sure why, but

Myth or Fact – Only Women Get Breast Cancer

September 5th, 2017|

If you guessed “myth,” you are correct. Like women, men have breast tissue and therefore are also at risk for breast cancer.
Breast cancer doesn’t play

6 Tips for Getting Your Groove Back After Breast Cancer Treatment

September 5th, 2017|

The physical damage of breast cancer is visible. But it’s the invisible emotional damage that often has a lasting effect. Learn how to regain your

How Often Do I Need a Mammogram?

August 31st, 2017|

Mammograms are a front-line defense in the war on breast cancer. But do you need a screening every year?
A mammogram is an X-ray used to