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Are the things you eat linked to cancer?

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Besides the usual suspects we worry about when it comes to our diets, should cancer be something we should add to our list of food worries?

What are different kinds of breast cancer?

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When you hear "breast cancer" it can actually mean one of several kinds of problems.

Treatment plan should be based on specific type of breast cancer

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Find out why some types of breast cancer have different survival rates than others.

What screening tests should women have?

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Click here to see which screening tests women should have done to take precautions with their health.

Fight cancer with lifestyle changes

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Making some lifestyle choices can help lower your risk of some cancers.

Marathon runner fights against breast cancer

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After battling breast cancer, one woman puts back on her running shoes to fight against the disease.

My fight against breast cancer: Pamela

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Listen as Pamela tells the story of her fight against breast cancer.

Breast cancer can cause symptoms other than lump

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Experts explain other symptoms you should be aware of that could signal breast cancer.

Genetic testing for inherited breast cancer

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Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a double mastectomy earlier this year has other women wondering if they also should take action.

Researchers: Drugs may stop spread of breast cancer cells

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Researchers at the Mayo Clinic find that drugs used to treat blood cancers may stop the spread of breast cancer cells.

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Groups support minority cancer patients

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Cancer rates are higher in some minority groups, but some organizations now offer aid specifically to people with those backgrounds.

Ways to be proactive against breast cancer

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If you think you are at risk for breast cancer there are some things you can do to try to be proactive against the disease.

Lumpectomy vs. mastectomy

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When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer one of the decisions she might have to make is whether to have the tumor removed through a lumpectomy or a mastectomy.

Friends' support can help cancer patients

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It may be hard to talk about a friend's cancer, but opening the door to communication can help with healing.

Cancer patients try alternative treatments

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In addition to common treatments, many cancer patients are also using alternative methods to help control their cancer and effects from medications.

5 cancer-fighting foods you should be eating

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Take a look at some of the foods -- including broccoli and blueberries -- that might help people fight breast cancer.

Plastic surgeon should be on cancer team

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Women who need a mastectomy also need to think about what their bodies will look like after surgery, a doctors' group says.

Young women also at risk for breast cancer

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Younger women aren't immune to breast cancer. About 10,000 women under the age of 40 get diagnosed with breast cancer each year.

What to expect after breast cancer

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After treatment, breast cancer survivors will need to make some adjustments as they prepare to resume their day-to-day activities.

5 hidden health risks for women

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Despite increased attention to women's health issues, there are still many health risks that women need to know about that are not getting a whole lot of attention.

 
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