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Receiving regular breast cancer screenings is critical to early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer. When it comes to testing for breast cancer there is far more you can do than just receive an annual mammography, though you should absolutely … Continue reading

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New guidelines recently published by three of the nation’s leading cancer organizations have updated recommendations for women who have undergone a mastectomy to treat breast cancer. Within the new guidelines are a series of new factors for oncologists to consider … Continue reading

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A battle with breast cancer can be a frightening, alienating experience, but it doesn’t have to be. Though it may be intimidating, we at PRSF believe in the value of storytelling. Sharing your experiences, whether they relate to your breast … Continue reading

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Spirituality can mean different things to different people. Faith or spirituality doesn’t necessarily equate to religion. Some of the ambassadors at Pink Ribbon Story Foundation (PRSF) believe that there is a link between spirituality and cancer. A solid belief structure … Continue reading

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One of the main reasons we tell patients who have been diagnosed with breast cancer to stay optimistic is the amazing amount of breast cancer research being done at all times. Doctors, scientists and experts from all over the world … Continue reading

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For any woman who has successfully beaten breast cancer, hearing the words “remission” or “cancer-free” for the first time can provide relief beyond words. A battle with breast cancer is often an arduous, exhausting challenge that requires every ounce of … Continue reading

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Today it is estimated that roughly one out of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in her life. There are a considerable number of factors that can affect a woman’s chances of developing breast … Continue reading

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We’ve all heard of the dreaded breast lump. An unknown or mysterious lump that appears on or around a woman’s breast is the most famous sign of a potential breast cancer diagnosis and should be reported to a healthcare specialist … Continue reading

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Receiving a positive breast cancer diagnosis can be immensely challenging. From weighing options like chemotherapy treatments or trying to decide if breast reconstruction surgery is right for you, these decisions can be overwhelming. This is as true for the loved … Continue reading

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Each year in the US, over 11,000 women under age 40 are diagnosed with breast cancer. For women in this age group, it’s important to realize that there can be a connection between breast cancer and fertility. A positive breast … Continue reading

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