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Male Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is most commonly thought of as a disease that affects women, however, men are born with a small amount of breast tissue and therefore can also develop breast cancer. Male breast cancer is rare, as only 1% of men in the United States are diagnosed with the disease.  The most common sign of […]

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Dispute Between BBN and Event Space for Gala

That’s 5 women who need surgery that we’ll have to say no to’: Dispute between breast cancer nonprofit, event space fueled by canceled gala deposit ”The initial deposit for both the venue and the catering ― $13,000 — translates into $130,000 in medical care… That’s enough for five surgeries for breast cancer”. Link To Dallas […]

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Breast Self-Examination

Breast self-examination is a screening method used to detect early signs of breast cancer. Studies show that forty percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer detected a lump while performing a self-examination. Self-exams are a convenient, no-cost tool that can be incorporated into daily activities, such as bathing or dressing. Adult women of all ages […]

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Early Warning Signs of Breast Cancer

It is important to be very familiar with how your breasts look and feel, and to be aware of any changes in your breasts. Annual screenings are critical to breast cancer detection, but studies show that 40% of women with breast cancer discovered their tumors themselves. Many women often notice early signs of breast cancer […]

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Inflammatory Breast Cancer: the “Silent Killer”

Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC) is a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer in need of increased awareness. IBC accounts for only 1-5% of all breast cancers, and it differs from other types of breast cancer in symptoms, outlook, and treatment. It is termed the “silent killer” because it tends to grow and spread quickly, […]

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What you should bring to your chemotherapy session

Whenever you go through chemotherapy, you can be assured your health team will make sure your physical comfort is a priority. There will be medications that will be provided to help your side effects. Nurses will be sure to check on you often to make sure you are okay. Chemotherapy infusion side effects varies from patients […]

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