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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 breast ...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 »

Breast cancer survivors pose up in classical Rubens and Rembrandt paintings - Stuff.co.nz

"I was really lucky that i'd found it so early. I encourage everyone I know to get checked, don't wait - early detection saves lives. " Anete Smith, breast cancer survivor shares her story for NZBCF awareness campaign. "You're too young for breast ...and more »

Mum-of-three leads campaign highlighting growing rate of breast cancer in young women - Stuff.co.nz

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

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Young Hamilton mum bares all for breast cancer - Waikato Times

Kelly McDiarmid was 37 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. It couldn't be breast cancer, Kelly McDiarmid said - she was just too young. Health professionals repeatedly backed that up: She was too young. Doctor, specialist, surgeon: they all said ...and more »

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

As with all cancers, breast cancer occurs when the cells in your body divide without stopping and then spread into tissue. The cells in your breast tissue can form a cancerous tumor. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in ...and more »