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mammogram

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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.

Mammograms save lives

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

Patient Story

‘Scared to death’

The medicine that saved Martha McMurry’s life also damaged her heart. Today she’s cancer-free, and her heart is on the rebound.

Patient Story

Prescient advice: Get your mammogram

‘You never know how people are going to touch your life,’ says Paula Bowen, who followed wise words from a former president's daughter.

Patient Story

Pampered with a purpose

Even though she lost her hair to treatments, Ruth Hourani learned to feel beautiful again thanks to Beautiful You, a free program for women battling cancer.

‘Be a Betty Ford’

The first lady’s daughter encourages women to make breast cancer detection and prevention a priority.

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Sister survivors

Siblings Gloria Kragt and Judith Woodwyk battled breast cancer together. And won.

Do you know the top 10 cancer warning signs?

If you want to live a longer, healthier life, catching cancer early is key. Here's how.

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A lifesaving visit

One woman set aside her skepticism and followed her doctor's advice to get a mammogram. It saved her life.

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Needle in the haystack

A radiology technologist catches her own cancer in its earliest stages while testing her hospital's new 3-D mammography technology.

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Susan Sniegowski drops the gavel on breast cancer

The verdict is in: This circuit court judge wouldn't allow her diagnosis to change her life.

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‘I’m very thankful for this opportunity’

Ms. Wheelchair America contestants, who sometimes have difficulty finding chair-friendly imaging machines, rolled in for mammograms.

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