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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

breastcancer.jpg Breast cancer is the second deadliest cancer in women (behind lung cancer).


October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). Since the program began in 1985, mammography rates have more than doubled for women age 50 and older and b ... Continue reading October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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It's All About The Shoes


(NAPSI)-From comfortable mules to towering stilettos, women love to accessorize from the bottom up. According to a 2007 consumer survey, American women own, on average, 19 pairs of shoes--and 15 percent of women own 30 pairs or more.


To give women the opportunity to shop for a good cause, leading multimedia retailer QVC and the Fashion Footwear Associ ... Continue reading It's All About The Shoes

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Detecting Breast Cancer


Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women in the United States. Figures from the American Cancer Society show more than 35 percent of woman over 40 are not getting screened for the disease. If you're afraid to get tested, don't be.


Brenda Rosier has had mammograms before. Her thoughts? "Cold. Hard. Painful," she says.


A mammogr ... Continue reading Detecting Breast Cancer

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Partial Irradiation Effective for Small, Early Breast Cancers: Your Health


By Rallie McAllister, M.D., MPH, MSEH


For many women diagnosed with breast cancer, treatment of the disease can seem just as devastating as the diagnosis.


According to Marisa Weiss, M.D., founder of breastcancer.org and director of breast radiation oncology at Philadelphia's Lankenau Hospital, "Today, the majority of breast cancers are detected ea ... Continue reading Partial Irradiation Effective for Small, Early Breast Cancers: Your Health

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