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breast cancer

Patient Story

The fight of her life

After successfully battling breast cancer and living with lymphedema, Pam Goodfellow now works to strengthen others engaged in the battle.

Low-fat diet—a tool in breast cancer fight?

Study shows women who focused on nutrition reduced their risk of breast cancer death by 21%.

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‘You always think it won’t be you’

A man’s lifetime risk of getting breast cancer is 1:833. Meet the one.

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‘They brought me back’

Following a brain cancer diagnosis, Polly Spence's family moved her from Florida to Michigan for surgery and rehabilitation.

3 steps to help prevent breast cancer

While certain genetic mutations can increase a woman's chances of a diagnosis, three specific actions can help offset the risks.

Patient Story

A bolder voice

Amid a second bout of breast cancer, Kathy Shoemaker's faith has become stronger than ever.

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A Christmas Eve post-chemo surprise

Bagpipe music heralds a big milestone for a woman completing her second-last infusion of her breast cancer treatment.

Study: Drug halves breast tumor recurrence

Women with HER2-positive cancer generally have a favorable outlook.

Mammograms save lives

Following a breast cancer screening program can provide a 60 percent lower risk of dying from the disease.

Lose excess pounds, lower breast cancer risk?

Women who lost 5 percent or more of their body weight had a 12 percent lower breast cancer risk.

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‘When she’s happy, I’m happy’

When a mom can’t be home for her daughter’s birthday, caregivers on the bone marrow transplant unit help them celebrate with a purple unicorn party.

More breast cancer genes identified

The key to catching it early is knowing your risks and taking screenings seriously.