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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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As part of our series dedicated to National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve decided to focus this week’s post on breast cancer prevention. More specifically, what lifestyle choices may be affecting your potential chances of developing breast cancer and what … Continue reading

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Being dealt a positive breast cancer diagnosis can be a devastating blow. Your post-diagnoses period can often be a time of overwhelming sadness, confusion and hopelessness. But today, more than ever, there is also reason for optimism thanks to a … Continue reading

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According to the American Cancer Society®, 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer over their lifetime. With breast cancer being the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women (besides skin cancer), the need for more education … Continue reading

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Our Pink Ribbon Story Foundation (PRSF) Ambassadors are the best source of open and honest information about the issues confronting anyone who has been newly diagnosed with breast cancer. The main reason we belief this is because they’ve already been … Continue reading

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“The only person who can save you is you: that was going to be the thing that informed the rest of my life.” – Sheryl Crow The American Cancer Society estimates that this year alone, about 231,840 new cases of … Continue reading

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Despite countless awareness campaigns and the media’s vast coverage, there continues to be numerous misconceptions and controversies surrounding breast cancer symptoms, risks, prevention, early detection and treatment. In turn, a lot of this misinformation can be overwhelming and often cause … Continue reading

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Ever wonder how the pink ribbon came to be the symbol of breast cancer? From the beginning, the ribbon has been a representation of awareness and support. According to PinkRibbon.org, the first existence of the ribbon was in 1979 when … Continue reading

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Early in October, Atlanta breast cancer organization Pink Ribbon Story Foundation launched a new website. The newly designed Pink Ribbon Story Foundation website better serves our users in many ways, including more-user friendly navigation and extensive cancer information resources. There … Continue reading

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Breast cancer is devastating to those it affects as well as their families. Breast cancer treatment via chemotherapy and radiation takes its toll on the body, and if that’s not enough to deal with, reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Allen Gabriel, of Washington State says he’s noticed an increased number of breast cancer patients who are not informed of their rights and options for breast reconstruction surgery.

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