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Counterpoint: Women have good reason to question 'risks' of breast cancer screening - Minneapolis Star Tribune

The article "Breast cancer screening risks not swaying women" (Sept. 24) on the "risks" of breast cancer screening is timely. The article is about research indicating women are unaware of the risks of screening mammography. This is hotly debated in ...and more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

White House to glow pink for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Fox News

The White House will turn a different shade Sunday to highlight National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. "During October, we raise awareness and encourage people to take steps to reduce their risk of breast cancer," first lady Melania Trump said in a ...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 »

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 »

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 »

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Key terms you should know - Fox News

“Mammogram.” “Triple-negative.” “Tumor stage.” Patients may hear some -- or all -- of these words while speaking to their doctors about breast cancer. Understanding these terms and how they can affect you may be key to getting the help you need. Below ...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 »