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What screening tests should women have?

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Click here to see which screening tests women should have done to take precautions with their health.

Cancer patients at peace with having healthy breast removed

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More women with cancer in one breast are opting to have both breasts removed to reduce their risk of future cancer.

Foods that fight breast cancer?

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Take a look at some of the foods -- including onions and walnuts -- that might help people fight breast cancer.

Are the things you eat linked to cancer?

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Besides the usual suspects we worry about when it comes to our diets, should cancer be something we should add to our list of food worries?

What are different kinds of breast cancer?

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When you hear "breast cancer" it can actually mean one of several kinds of problems.

Treatment plan should be based on specific type of breast cancer

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Find out why some types of breast cancer have different survival rates than others.

Marathon runner fights against breast cancer

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After battling breast cancer, one woman puts back on her running shoes to fight against the disease.

My fight against breast cancer: Pamela


Listen as Pamela tells the story of her fight against breast cancer.

Breast cancer can cause symptoms other than lump


Experts explain other symptoms you should be aware of that could signal breast cancer.

Genetic testing for inherited breast cancer

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Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a double mastectomy earlier this year has other women wondering if they also should take action.


What to expect after breast cancer


After treatment, breast cancer survivors will need to make some adjustments as they prepare to resume their day-to-day activities.

5 hidden health risks for women

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Despite increased attention to women's health issues, there are still many health risks that women need to know about that are not getting a whole lot of attention.

Coping with chemotherapy side effects

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Chemotherapy can cause side effects in patients. Find out what to expect and how to cope with the side effects.

Coaching helps women check breasts well

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Self-examinations can help women find problems with their breasts even when they don't have a mammogram or regular checkup scheduled.

Staying active during, after cancer treatment

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Exercise can improve how cancer patients function physically, as well as increase their quality of life.

5 ways you can help fight breast cancer

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Sometimes it can be difficult to know how to make a difference when it comes to something as overwhelming as cancer. But there are plenty of ways to help in the battle against breast cancer.

Yoga can benefit cancer survivors


Find out how yoga can benefit cancer survivors.

10 simple ways to live longer, healthier

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Would you be willing to sleep in more to add another two years to your life? Maybe floss more often in exchange for another year of living? How about having sex more often to extend your life expectancy?

Breast cancer: What to ask after diagnosis

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Learning you have breast cancer can come as a shock. After coping with the initial diagnosis and gathering support from your loved ones, there are questions you should ask your cancer-care team to make sure you are getting the information you need.

How the pink ribbon came to represent breast cancer

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When you see a pink ribbon, most people can identify that it represents a cause connected to breast cancer. But how did the pink ribbon come to be the symbol of breast cancer?


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