Breast Cancer

A Look Back at the Movement That Changed the Breast Cancer Journey

October 23rd 2020, 6:00pm

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and is deeply associated with the color pink, but it wasn't always like that. Here's how the breast cancer awareness movement began.

Kinase Inhibitors Hold Promise in Treating Breast Cancer That Has Spread to the Brain

October 22nd 2020, 9:00pm

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Treatments like kinase inhibitors are changing the options patient may have for when their breast cancer spreads to the brain.

From Secrecy to Support: How the Breast Cancer Patient Advocacy Movement Pulled the Disease Out of the Shadows

October 21st 2020, 6:00pm

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The breast cancer patient advocacy movement that started in the 1950s pulled the disease out of the shadows, bringing patients’ options to light.

Breast Friends: How One Organization is Connecting Those Affected By Reproductive or Breast Cancers

October 20th 2020, 6:00pm

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A group extends a hand to those affected by breast or reproductive cancers, especially younger previvors, patients and caregivers.

A Letter to Myself: You Were Made for This Breast Cancer Journey

October 20th 2020, 4:00pm

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Paula Schneider, president and CEO of Susan G. Komen®, writes to her younger self on the lessons and challenges she faced as a patient with breast cancer.

When Patients with the Earliest Form of Breast Cancer May Be Able to Skip Surgery

October 20th 2020, 3:00pm

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Can mastectomy or lumpectomy be avoided in women with ductal carcinoma in situ?

Helping Underserved Women at the Community Level Can Be a Crucial Step Toward Reducing Deaths From Late-Stage Breast Cancer

October 19th 2020, 9:00pm

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Helping underserved women at the community level can be a crucial step toward reducing deaths from late-stage breast cancer. A grassroots initiative in Florida aims to contribute to that change and inspire the formation of similar groups.

Participants of the DONNA Foundations 2021 National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer Will Lace Up Their Running Shoes Virtually

October 19th 2020, 3:00pm

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Organized as a virtual event, the DONNA Foundation’s 2021 National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer will allow participants to run in their neighborhoods — or on their treadmills.

A Week of Radiation Therapy Following Early-Stage Breast Cancer Surgery Appears as Safe and Effective as Longer Courses

October 17th 2020, 8:00pm

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Just one week of radiation therapy after surgery for early-stage breast cancer is as safe and effective as longer courses, researchers report.

Living As A 'Triple Threat' Breast Cancer Survivor

October 17th 2020, 6:00pm

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Understanding cancer as a professional is one thing, but once you go through the journey it takes on a whole different understanding.

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