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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 »

Mum-of-three leads campaign highlighting growing rate of breast cancer in young women -

One young woman a day is diagnosed with breast cancer in New Zealand – and that little-known danger has prompted an in-your-face new awareness campaign. The cancer is often seen as an issue only for middle-aged women, but now the Breast Cancer ...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 | Deutsch. Comments Print. This story is part of our series of articles on metastatic ...and more »

Brave women stand up to cancer and bare their mastectomy scars - Cancer Research UK

Fourteen women who were diagnosed with breast cancer, including some who are still receiving treatment, have taken part in a photo shoot for Stand Up To Cancer, showing their mastectomy scars in a series of gritty and honest portraits. “We're honoured ...and more »

Best charity fashion and beauty buys to show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017 -

Sunday 1 October marks the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and as usual there are plenty of pink products to support the cause. Look good, do good – it's a motto we'll be jumping on board with this month as the Breast Cancer Care campaign ...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 »

How to do a Breast Self-Exam - KUTV 2News

Beyond a mammogram, it's important to know what is normal for your breasts so that if you notice any changes, you can speak to your doctor right away. One way to do this is by performing a self-exam every month or so — this should not replace ...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 »