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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.

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.

Fight cancer with lifestyle changes

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Making some lifestyle choices can help lower your risk of some cancers.

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

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

Breast cancer can cause symptoms other than lump

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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.

Researchers: Drugs may stop spread of breast cancer cells

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Researchers at the Mayo Clinic find that drugs used to treat blood cancers may stop the spread of breast cancer cells.

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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?

Ways to be proactive against breast cancer

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If you think you are at risk for breast cancer there are some things you can do to try to be proactive against the disease.

Lumpectomy vs. mastectomy

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When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer one of the decisions she might have to make is whether to have the tumor removed through a lumpectomy or a mastectomy.

Myth vs. truth: What to believe about breast cancer

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Find out what's true and what's a myth about breast cancer.

Friendship is important to cancer patients

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Find out how friendship and support can help cancer patients through treatment.

5 cancer-fighting foods you should be eating

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

Mammogram guidelines: What's changed?

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With mammogram guidelines changing, find out when you should start getting mammograms.

How to help a loved one through a breast cancer diagnosis

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Find out what kinds of support the loved ones of cancer patients can provide.

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BMC Breast Cancer Awareness

JOIN US FOR A FREE BREAST HEALTH AWARENESS LUNCHEON

Come to our annual Breast Health Luncheon at the Main Eastside Clinic. See Drs. West, Purvis and Ockner present about topics on breast cancer prevention, lifestyle modifications and our imaging lab. We are excited to be the first in Central Oregon to have 3D Mammography.


Wednesday, October 8th
12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Main Eastside Clinic
2nd Floor – Physicians Lounge
Please register here by 10/07

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