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How One Cancer Survivor Finally Made Peace With Her Reconstructed Breast

    http://www.vogue.com/article/breast-cancer-survivor-story-to-find-peace Image by Tom Wesselmann’s Blue Nude, 2000Art © Estate of Tom Wesselmann/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY      Last year, a man in Australia came across a round, rubbery object on the beach, about the size of a small tortilla. In a panic, he scooped it up into a plastic bag and hurried to the local police […]


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4 Tips for Sex After Breast Cancer

 This post is sponsored by Lubrigyn, but all opinions are my own!  When you’re diagnosed with breast cancer, you have one thought and one goal in mind: survive. You summon your courage and face the trials and tribulations of this disease. You undergo whatever treatment that you and your doctor decide is necessary to eradicate the cancer […]


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Knowledge is Power

The FDA, New York Times, Fox News, and others have recently reported on rare lymphatic cancers linked to breast implants. These articles have left many women with concerns about whether they are at risk, and many have been asking what they can do to protect themselves. Simply stated: you can do a lot! In fact, the […]


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Immunotherapy May Treat This Deadly Breast Cancer

 http://time.com/4721371/immunotherapy-triple-negative-breast-cancer/ Triple negative breast cancer is one of the most difficult types of cancer to treat. It lacks proteins that can attract powerful anti-cancer and hormone drugs, so people diagnosed with the disease have to rely almost exclusively on chemotherapy. But in a new presentation at the annual American Association for Cancer Research meeting, researchers say that one […]


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More Women With Breast Cancer Opt to Remove Healthy Breast

 One in three breast cancer patients under 45 removed the healthy breast along with the breast affected by cancer in 2012, a sharp increase from the one in 10 younger women with breast cancer who had double mastectomies eight years earlier, a new study reports. The rate is especially high in some parts of the country, […]



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Israel invents mind-blowing technology to help cancer patients

One of the deadliest and most common diseases in the world is lung cancer…and over one million people die a year from the devastating illness. Now. An Israeli company has developed some unique ways to deal with the deadly disease…including a groundbreaking way to diagnose it.   Can you imagine if we have finally found a cure. […]


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Breast implants: Update – Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

Silver Spring, MD, March 21, 2017––The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated its understanding of breast implant–associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA–ALCL) to reflect the agency’s concurrence with the World Health Organization designation of BIA–ALCL as a rare T–cell lymphoma that can develop following breast implants. At this time, most data suggest that BIA–ALCL […]


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Mediterranean Diet Cuts Some Breast Cancer Risk by 40%

Originally posted in Medscape Medical News on March 8th, 2017 Closely following a Mediterranean diet in everyday life may significantly reduce the risk for types of breast cancer that are associated with poorer prognoses in postmenopausal women, new research indicates.  The traditional Mediterranean diet is characterized by a high intake of plant proteins, whole grains, fish, and […]


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TRUST THE INSTINCTS OF A WOMAN

 SonoCiné Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound (AWBUS) is a comprehensive, systematic ultrasound of all of your breast tissue from the midline to the back including the axilla (arm pit). A computerized arm directs the technician’s speed and areas of capture to assure a complete exam. This allows the radiologist to detect very small tumors ranging from 3-5 […]