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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 »

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 Facebook LinkedIn1 Google + Twitter WhatsApp Email. This story is ...and more »

Brave breast cancer sufferers show their mastectomy scars in powerful images to prove they won't let disease define them -

They bravely showed their mastectomy scars to prove to the world they would not be defined by the disease. The women of all ages from across the UK took part in the inspiration photoshoot for Stand Up To Cancer, showing their surgical scars in a series ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Breast cancer survival rates rise in Sonoma County, across nation - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Mindy Ricioli was 33 when she saw an episode of Oprah on television that made her take the lump in her breast a little more seriously. Located near her left armpit, she had noticed it off and on for about four months but thought it was a cyst because ...and more »