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    1. Celebrity Breast Cancer Fund-Raising

      When the powers-that-be at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston heard that singer Sheryl Crow, a nine-time Grammy Award winner, was headed their way to do a concert in Fenway Park last July, they called her to ask a favor. Would she mind stopping by to talk to patients? The 44-year-old singer, who

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    2. Breast Cancer Survivors: Coping with Fears of Recurrence

      Fears of breast cancer recurrence are real but can be placed in the context of the rest of your life after breast cancer. "Whenever I read about anyone dying of breast cancer, I take it personally," says Jami Bernard, a New York film critic who battled breast cancer successfully in 1996, then wrote

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    3. Breast Cancer: Closer to a Cure

      This September marks the 21st annual breast cancerawareness month, so who better to ask about where we are in the war on this disease than Susan Love, MD? At the forefront of breast cancer research for almost 30 years, Love is the medical director of the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation in Pacific

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    4. The Breast Cancer Fight: How to Get Involved

      With October comes Halloween candy, autumn leaves, and breast cancer awareness. This year we've had some vivid reminders as to just how much a difference all our support can make in the battle against breast cancer. In April, scientists announced that the drug Herceptin cuts the risk of breast cance

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    5. The Guy's Guide to Breast Cancer

      Men looking for ways to support a wife, sister, mother, or other woman with breast cancer may want to learn from experts and other men who have been in the same position. In August 2001, Jackie Thomas was diagnosed with breast cancer and quickly had surgery and started chemotherapy. Her husband, Mic

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    6. Circle of Friends

      It's early evening in Norfolk, Va., where "Janice_78" lives. Across cyberspace, the "Pink Bus" is ready to roll -- ready for breast cancer survivors like her to hop aboard. Riders on this virtual bus are slogging their way through scans and surgeries, making the best of bald heads and insurance hass

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    7. What to Do After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

      Approximately one out of every two American men and one out of every three American women will have some type of cancer at some point during their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. This year almost 1.4 million Americans will hear the words "You've got cancer," and in that instant t

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    8. What to Do After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

      Approximately one out of every two American men and one out of every three American women will have some type of cancer at some point during their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. This year almost 1.4 million Americans will hear the words "You've got cancer," and in that instant t

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    9. Becoming a Proactive Cancer Patient

      Approximately one out of every two American men and one out of every three American women will have some type of cancer at some point during their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. This year almost 1.4 million Americans will hear the words "You've got cancer," and in that instant t

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    10. Breast Cancer Survivors: Managing Treatment Side Effects

      For many women diagnosed with breast cancer, the disease doesn't make them feel ill. It's the treatment -- surgery, radiation, and, most of all, chemotherapy. Coping with side effects that range from nausea and fatigue to mouth sores and premature menopause can make four, six, or eight months of tre

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