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Routine mammograms do not save lives: The research is clear - The Conversation CA

A recent Canadian trial reports breast cancer over-diagnosis rates of up to 55 per cent, from routine screening mammograms. (Shutterstock). Routine mammograms do not save lives: The research is clear. October 1, 2017 7.09pm EDT. Anne Kearney. Author ...and more »

White House Lit Up In Pink To Honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Tech Times

The White House turned pink to honor the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with First Lady Melania Trump tweeting a picture of the event from inside the White House. Trump also released a statement in support of the movement, as the rest of the ...and more »

Beyond 'Cut, Burn and Poison' - The Express Tribune

I've made the decision to have the surgery sooner rather than later. Every day, I'd think, I've only got a few hours left till they finally cut me off. I cannot help but wonder: when all of this is over — will he still want me? Maheen was 25 years old ...and more »

The complex challenges of living with breast cancer - LancasterOnline

The national focus on raising awareness of breast cancer, encouraging early detection and funding research counts as one of the most significant cultural changes in recent American history. A generation ago, breast cancer was a hidden disease, rarely ...and more »

Closing the gap on metastatic breast cancer - EURACTIV

MEP Karin Kadenbach: "It is important to put and keep the issue of metastatic breast cancer on the policy agenda." [Steve Snodgrass/Flickr]. Languages: Français. Comments Print Facebook LinkedIn1 Google + Twitter WhatsApp Email. This story is part of ...and more »

Women Bare Mastectomy Scars In Empowering Photos To Raise Breast Cancer Awareness - HuffPost UK

Ami Barwell Debbie from Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, one of the women photographed for the project. Women who were diagnosed with breast cancer have taken part in a candid photoshoot revealing their mastectomy scars to the world. The portraits ...and more »

We need to bring metastatic breast cancer out of the shadows - LancasterOnline

October can be a tough month for those with breast cancer. Store shelves, NFL player gear, even this Sunday LNP, are awash in pink. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month still holds great value, because while treatments have advanced, there's no cure ...and more »

Breast cancer screening: Spare a few minutes for a lifetime of survival - Omaha World-Herald

“It's treatable,” said Dr. Linda Snider, a diagnostic radiologist at Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center. “You just have to find it.” Finding it is the job of a quick, simple and very important test. The mammogram is the best way to detect even the ...and more »

Can you get breast cancer? Here are 4 things you should know about the disease - India Today

If you thought breast cancer only affects women, you're wrong. Here are a few things you need to know about this oft-ignored form of cancer. IndiaToday.in | Posted by Lipi Upadhyay. desk-itgd@intoday.com. September 29, 2017 | UPDATED 14:14 IST. A +A ...and more »

Winning the battle against breast cancer - The Japan Times

Oct. 1 marks the start of the annual Pink Ribbon campaign to raise awareness about breast cancer. Pretty in pink: Tokyo Skytree is illuminated in pink on Oct. 1 last year to mark the beginning of breast cancer awareness month. | COURTESY OF ESTEE ...and more »