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breast cancer myths

Breast Cancer Myths

Before we talk about common breast cancer myths let's ask ourselves a few questions. What's the disease that women fear the most? The answer...

Living With Breast Cancer: What do I do now?

When you or someone you care about has or is facing the possibility of living with breast cancer, it is natural to feel many bewildering...

Questions Answered: Can Men Develop Breast Cancer?

“Dr. Manny, why is it that when we talk about breast cancer, it’s always a reference to women’s breast cancer? Men have breasts, too....

How do I Give Myself a Breast Self Examination?

Why do I need to give myself a breast self examination? Finding a tumor before the cancer has spread to other parts of your body...

What should I do with a benign breast lump?

If you find a lump in your breast, don't delay -- see your doctor as soon as possible. Anything you notice that's different from...

How does breast cancer occur?

{"autoplay":true} Breast cells become cancerous when they mutate and start to multiply at an abnormally fast pace, crowding out healthy tissue. The abnormal cells grow...
benefits of breastfeeding

Could breastfeeding reduce the risk of childhood cancer?

From preventing allergies to lowering the risk of infections, numerous studies have shown that the benefits of breastfeeding extend well beyond basic nutrition. Now,...

What causes cancer in children?

When a child develops cancer, everyone has the same question: Why? In most cases, there is no obvious explanation. Cells in the body sometimes...

The association of women smoking and cancer

In the Jazz Age, flappers wielded foot-long cigarette holders as emblems of panache and independence. During World War II, monthly ads with Chesterfield cigarette...
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Can vitamin D level affect your pancreatic cancer risk?

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most difficult cancers to detect early on and treat effectively because many patients do not develop symptoms until...