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Breast

Feature Video
Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer. Because there are many different types of breast cancer and several ways to treat the disease, CURE Connections wants to answer the questions you might have following a recent diagnosis. Throughout this program, you will hear about the different testing procedures that are available for screening, what to do once diagnosed, and how to find the best possible care team, from expert oncologists and breast cancer patients.
Examining Age-Specific Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk Among BRCA Carriers
BY Katie Kosko
A recent study examined how age plays a factor in cancer risk for women with the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic mutation.
Did Cancer Make Me Feel Like a Beached Whale?
BY Barbara Carlos
Whenever I exercise, I seem not to know what I am doing. Is it lack of coordination or is it too much attention to movement?
Senate Releases Plan for Repealing Affordable Care Act, as Cancer Advocates Weigh In
BY Allie Casey
This morning, Senate Republican leaders released the draft of a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).
 
Could Weightlifting Be Beneficial for Those With Lymphedema?
BY Bonnie Annis
Finding relief from the painful condition of lymphedema is a challenge, but there is research that using weights may help.
Prosthesis Days
BY Laura Yeager
Prosthesis ups and downs.
Looking Death in the Eye: A Cancer Survivor's Perspective
BY Khevin Barnes
This is probably not about what you’re thinking.
Life, Cancer and the Color Green
BY Laura Yeager
Green can be a beautiful color full of life, but it can also be the color of chemotherapy.
Should All Women Get Tested for BRCA?
BY Bonnie Annis
The possibility of carrying the BRCA gene mutation can be concerning to women who've been diagnosed with cancer especially when their children may eventually be affected.
Laughing Through Cancer? You Must Be Kidding
BY Khevin Barnes
A cancer survivor examines the link between health and humor.
Olivia Newton-John and Metastatic Breast Cancer
BY Martha Carlson
The star heads into the world of ongoing breast cancer treatment just as a major new study of metastatic breast cancer in the United States gives a little more hope to those with the disease
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Treatment
Information about treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and vaccine therapy
Breast Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ and invasive breast cancer.
Breast Cancer Treatment and Pregnancy (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of breast cancer during pregnancy.
Male Breast Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of male breast cancer.
Prevention, Genetics, Causes
Information related to prevention, genetics, risk factors
Breast Cancer Prevention (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may increase the risk of developing breast cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.
Screening and Testing
Information about methods of cancer detection including new imaging technologies, tumor markers, and biopsy procedures
Breast Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for breast cancer.
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