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    1. Can You Trust Your Mammogram?

      By Fran Smith Why even smart doctors miss breast cancer - and how to make sure you're getting the best care. No matter what you know about other diseases, breast cancer is probably the one that scares you most. It is frightening, striking nearly 182,000 women this year and plunging them into a world

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    2. The Latest in Breast Cancer Detection

      There is more hope for better diagnosing breast cancer thanks to new technologies. Advances in screening technologies -- including digital mammograms -- combined with a better understanding of who is at highest risk means doctors are able to find cancers earlier -- and prevent more women from dying.

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    3. The Breast Cancer Club

      When a woman receives that dreaded diagnosis, what happens if she doesn't fit with the pink-ribbon gang?

    4. Breast Cancer Recurrence: What You Should Know

      Elyse Caplan remembers it well, that first conversation with her oncologist. She had just been diagnosed with stage IIB breast cancer, and they were discussing the game plan for treatment. If her oncologist mentioned "recurrence" -- the possibility that her cancer could return -- it was lost on her,

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    5. Breast Cancer's Relationship Toll

      For many women, the diagnosis of breast cancer represents not only a major physical battle, but also the ultimate emotional challenge -- one that affects every relationship in our life. Indeed, from friendships to romance, from being a parent to being a daughter, the way you relate to everyone -- an

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    6. Women’s Cancer Q&A: Advances in Care

      How far have we come in women’s cancer? Keeping up with the latest treatment trends and studies about cancer of the breast, ovary, uterus, and cervix can be daunting. New studies come out seemingly every week with hot-off-the-press -- and often contradictory -- results. Mammograms? They’re either th

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    7. How to Cope When Breast Cancer Returns

      When Elizabeth Edwards announced in March that her breast cancer had returned, her peers -- other breast cancer survivors -- expressed a range of emotions. Topping the list was empathy for Edwards, whose cancer had spread to her bones. There was also pride in her bravery: She chose to be open and ho

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    8. Eating Right During Cancer Treatment

      When you're being treated for cancer, it's more important than ever to eat a healthy diet and get good nutrition -- but it can also be more difficult than ever. Your body is working overtime to fight the cancer, while it's also doing extra duty to repair healthy cells that may have been damaged as a

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    9. Common Chemicals: Breast Cancer Link?

      Pesticides. Plastics. Cosmetics. Deodorants. Cookware. Stain-resistant furniture. Computers. What do all these seemingly unrelated items have in common? At one time or another, all have been suspected of increasing the risk of breast cancer. The important point to recognize is that most researchers

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    10. New Ways to Treat Breast Cancer

      In the not so distant past, a diagnosis of breast cancer frequently yielded a standard prescription: tumor removal via mastectomy or sometimes lumpectomy, usually followed by radiation and sometimes chemotherapy. While the approach clearly worked for some women, it didn't work for all -- leaving doc

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