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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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Recent years have shown us a decrease in the breast cancer mortality rate around the world. This seems to be the result of advancements in breast cancer treatments, medicine and surgical techniques, combined with heightened breast cancer awareness. Below we … Continue reading

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We can’t reiterate this enough but early detection is a huge step in the right direction when it comes to treating breast cancer. The earlier doctors recognize a patient’s tumor the less chance there is that it has had time … Continue reading

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Knowledge is power when it comes to successfully treating and beating breast cancer. It is important to research and gather plentiful information about breast cancer, regardless which phase of the process you are in, so that you are better equipped … Continue reading

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There are several well-known genetic factors that can help predict a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer. These range from age and certain inherited genes to a family history of breast cancer and lifestyle habits. Breast density is seldom thought … Continue reading

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The fear, anxiety and uncertainty of living with, and battling, breast cancer can take an immense toll on a woman’s life. There is an indescribable sense of relief that can come with hearing that you have successfully completed breast cancer … Continue reading

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It’s fairly common for a breast cancer diagnosis to make someone feel completely alone. After all, it’s your body, your life and your long journey ahead. At Pink Ribbon Story Foundation, we encourage breast cancer patients to put themselves out … Continue reading

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Receiving a positive breast cancer diagnosis can be like getting hit with a ton of bricks. The days following your breast cancer diagnosis can feel like a whirlwind of fear, stress and uncertainty. While those feelings are completely understandable, it’s … Continue reading

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