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The facts about breast cancer risk and genetic testing

Breast and ovarian cancer are topics of concern for many women, regardless of their family history. The National Cancer Institute reports that close to 200,000 cases of breast cancer and 25,000 case of ovarian cancer are diagnosed annually in the … Continue reading

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A misconception about breast cancer treatment

After a diagnosis of breast cancer, many women automatically think the complete removal of the breast is necessary. This belief, however, is a misconception.  Current treatments for breast cancer allow for preservation of the breast in the majority of situations.

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