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Research Strongly Supports Regular Mammograms Starting at Age 40
February 23, 2012
Results from a large study strongly support the value of regular mammogram screenings starting at age 40. Read more...

Specific Type of Counseling Can Help Ease Hot Flashes
February 14, 2012
Cognitive behavioral therapy may help ease treatment-related hot flashes. Read more...

Breast Cancer Can Be Treated During Pregnancy
February 9, 2012
Most women can carry a baby to full term if diagnosed when pregnant; some treatments can be given during pregnancy while others should wait until after delivery. Read more...

Women Older Than 65 Have Worse Outcomes After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
February 7, 2012
A large study has found that women older than 65 diagnosed with early-stage, hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer had worse outcomes than younger women with similar diagnoses. Read more...

Aromasin Reduces Risk But Weakens Bones
February 6, 2012
Research shows that Aromasin is good at lowering breast cancer risk in high-risk postmenopausal women, but weakens bones. Read more...

Exercise Improves Quality of Life After Cancer Treatment
February 2, 2012
A new study confirms that people who regularly exercised after cancer treatment felt better physically and emotionally compared to people who didn't exercise regularly. Read more...


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