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

As breast cancer awareness month kicks off, all women should know something: there is no reliable evidence that routine mammograms for healthy women save lives. There is good evidence that such mammograms can cause harm. And yet there are 12 ...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 »

Closing the gap on metastatic breast cancer - EURACTIV

Languages: Français | Deutsch. Comments Print. This story is part of our series of articles on metastatic breast cancer. October is breast cancer awareness month. The pink ribbon movement has achieved progress in spreading awareness and pushing for ...and more »

How to Manage the High Costs of Breast Cancer - Money Magazine

Molly MacDonald was transitioning to a new job in 2005 when she was hit with some unexpected news: She had breast cancer, and would have to undergo operations and radiation treatments, stat. Thankfully, the disease was caught at an early stage.and more »

Our milestones: A radical change that improved breast cancer surgery - Cancer Research UK (blog)

In this post, we look at how a breast cancer clinical trial we helped fund in the 60s and 70s laid the foundations for improving surgery for women with early stage breast cancer. Its results allowed breast cancer surgeons to move away from 'radical' ...and more »

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

Editor's note: The following content is sponsored by Methodist Health System. * * * * *. Ninety-five percent. Catch breast cancer early, and today the chances of survival are extremely high. “It's treatable,” said Dr. Linda Snider, a diagnostic ...and more »

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

Women who were diagnosed with breast cancer have taken part in a candid photoshoot revealing their mastectomy scars to the world. The portraits, photographed as part of the Stand Up To Cancer campaign, showcase a range of women, many of whom ...and more »

It's time to get rid of Breast Cancer Awareness Month - The Week Magazine

When September graduated into October yesterday, bubblegum pink was automatically added to the annual autumn repertoire that also includes falling leaves and all things pumpkin-spiced. From T-shirts to tomato packages to the 50-yard line on NFL fields, ...and more »

Breast cancer research active in North Bay - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Researchers at Novato's Buck Institute wanted to better understand what factors cause some women to have lower breast tissue density, a predictor for those with the lowest risk of breast cancer. The study is just one example of the research underway in ...and more »

TODAY shines light on breast cancer awareness with live Pink Power event - Today.com

It's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This week, TODAY will bring together some of the nation's leading breast surgeons, oncologists, ob-gyns and psychologists, along with a team from Susan G. Komen, the largest breast cancer organization in the ...and more »