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mastectomy

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‘The man I was born to be’

A transgender person undergoes surgery so his outer appearance matches his inner sense of self.

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‘Loretta, no cancer’

After three cancer scares, Loretta Staskey finds solace in the kindness of her doctor and those she encourages with inspirational notes.

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One mom, one son, two cancers

Elizabeth and Grant Pratt battle cancer, together, as a family.

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‘It looks and feels like a normal bra’

Breast cancer survivors who suffer from cold breasts after reconstruction surgery may soon have a new solution—the thermal bra.

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‘Beauty in the battle’

Emily Rickert lost a loved one to breast cancer. Two weeks later, at age 24, she was diagnosed.

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Reviving and thriving

Wendy Borden's battle with cancer inspired her to create a program that prepares food for patients weakened by the disease.

Patient Story

‘Why wait for cancer to find me?’

With a strong family history and a dangerous gene mutation, Kelley Miller decided to fend off potential cancer with proactive surgeries.

Patient Story

High-risk sisterhood

Her sister's cancer may have helped save Sheila's life.

Preventive surgeries and the “Jolie Effect”

Our experts share their take on preventive surgeries like those celebrity Angelina Jolie recently underwent.

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