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November, 2012

  • 27 November

    New Study leaves women confused over mammograms

    The topic has been hotly debated in recent years; how often should women get a mammogram? And with all the conflicting information that is being published these days some women are more confused than ever about how to properly screen themselves for breast cancer. The latest study to hit the …

  • 24 November

    New Study: do regular mammograms lead to overdiagnosis of breast cancer?

    According to a new study, almost one third of all tumors discovered in mammograms would not have led to illness and are leading to an overdiagnosis of breast cancer in over one million women in America alone. The report goes on to say that it is the improvement in cancer …

  • 21 November

    What you can do to raise breast cancer awareness

    Breast Cancer Awareness month is behind us but that doesn’t mean it’s an issue to forget about until next year. Here are just a few of the things you can do to help raise awareness in your community Get Informed The best way to raise breast cancer awareness is to …

  • 21 November

    Celebrities do their part for breast cancer awareness

    October was “Breast Cancer Awareness” month, a time each year when celebrities speak out about their own struggles with the terrible disease. Here are just a few of the celebrities that have helped raise awareness and continue to push for a cure for an illness that will affect 1 in …

  • 18 November

    Miss America contestant choosing life over beauty

    Allyn Rose, The 24-year-old Miss America contestant out of Washington, D.C told People magazine that she has elected to have a double mastectomy. Rose has said that she is predisposed to developing breast cancer, the same disease that took her mothers life at a young age and has affected most …

  • 6 November

    Sharon Osbourne reveals double mastectomy

    Talk show host Sharon Osbourne revealed in an interview this week that she underwent a double mastectomy last summer after learning that she carried a gene that predisposed her to breast cancer. Osbourne, aged 60, said that the decision was a “no brainer.” “As soon as I found out that …