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When Should I Get a Mammogram? The Answer and More Feature
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When Should I Get a Mammogram? The Answer and More

From timing to type, mammograms have many women scratching their heads. Get all the details.

Could a Blood Test for Breast Cancer Become a Reality?
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Could a Blood Test for Breast Cancer Become a Reality?

There's early promise in the quest for a blood test that might spot breast cancer up to five years before clinical signs of the disease appear.

Despite Rise in New Cases, Breast Cancer Deaths Continue to Fall
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Despite Rise in New Cases, Breast Cancer Deaths Continue to Fall

Deaths from breast cancer are still declining in the United States, even as more women are being diagnosed with the disease. Read about this and other health headlines from the week.

Health Conditions Black Women Need to Be Especially Aware Of
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Health Conditions Black Women Need to Be Especially Aware Of

Certain health conditions affect black women more than women of other ethnicities. Being better informed can help reduce risk for some of these conditions.

Share Your Best Thriver Pose to Support #MoreforMBC
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Share Your Best Thriver Pose to Support #MoreforMBC

Thriver pose campaign aims to raise awareness and support for women living with metastatic breast cancer, so post your thriver pose with #MoreforMBC.

How to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk
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How to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

You can't change your gender, age or genes, but there are lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your breast cancer risk.

5 Things Every Woman Must Know About Lowering Her Breast Cancer Risk
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5 Things Every Woman Must Know About Lowering Her Breast Cancer Risk

There are some breast cancer risks you can't change—like age and family history—but there are also risks you can reduce through lifestyle changes.

For Some Women, Mammograms May Need to Begin at 30
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For Some Women, Mammograms May Need to Begin at 30

Women at increased risk for breast cancer should start receiving mammograms earlier than recommended, even as young as age 30.

All About Triple Negative Breast Cancer
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All About Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Triple negative breast cancer, which is a hormone-receptor-negative cancer, tends to be more aggressive and more difficult to treat than other types of breast cancer, but much research is continuing.

Men Are at Risk for Breast Cancer, Too
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Men Are at Risk for Breast Cancer, Too

Breast cancer is not just a women's disease. Though rare in men, male breast cancer does occur, and the symptoms are similar to women's and should not be ignored.

Fabulous Products Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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Fabulous Products Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and here are some products you can enjoy that help support breast cancer research.

What I'd Tell My Young Self Facing Breast Cancer
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What I'd Tell My Young Self Facing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is scary at any age, but especially to a young woman. Writer Sheryl Kraft shares the advice she would give her younger self facing breast cancer if she could go back in time.

Lose Excess Pounds, Lower Breast Cancer Risk?
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Lose Excess Pounds, Lower Breast Cancer Risk?

If you need another reason to drop unwanted weight, here it is.

Why Your Breast Cancer Might Be Missed
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Why Your Breast Cancer Might Be Missed

For most women, mammograms are the appropriate screening method, but for women with dense breasts, other types of screening may find breast cancer sooner.