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Benefits of Yoga for Breast Cancer Patients

Yoga, meaning “union,” is a 5,000-year-old system of principles and practices originating in India. Most types of yoga practiced in the United States focus on movement and breathing, the most frequently practiced being hatha yoga. Hatha yoga uses physical poses and breathing techniques to increase strength, flexibility, and well-being. Research on the benefits of yoga […]

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The Importance of Mental Health for People with Metastatic Breast Cancer

A breast cancer diagnosis can be one of the most distressing events a woman ever experiences and can cause emotions of shock, anxiety, anger, sadness, and confusion. Along with the physical impacts of cancer, fear of recurrence, changes to identity, and perceived loss of support can exacerbate pre-existing mental health conditions. It is important, however, […]

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Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Breast Cancer

If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, you may consider exploring different treatment methods to supplement traditional medical treatments. Conventional treatments for breast cancer include: surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and targeted therapy. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) are terms used to describe various products, practices, and systems that are not considered mainstream […]

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Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

A diagnosis of triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) means that the three most common types of receptors known to fuel most breast cancer growth–estrogen, progesterone, and the hormone epiderm al growth factor receptor 2 (HER-2) gene– are not present in the tumor. Since these receptors are not present, common treatments like hormone therapy and drugs […]

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Alcohol’s Role in Increasing Breast Cancer Risk

Women are often unaware of alcohol’s role in increasing breast cancer risk. A study published in the online journal BMJ Open found that only one in five women attending a breast cancer clinic knew it was a risk factor. More than 100 observation studies have researched the association between alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk […]

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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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