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Understanding Breast Cancer

An introduction to the benefits of learning more about breast cancer and its treatment

Breast Cancer Basics

Read about symptoms, risk factors, care, and more

Breast Cancer Stages

The stages of breast cancer are described in detail

Post Cancer Options

Learn about after treatment care and discover breast reconstruction options

Understanding Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer among women today. Current reporting rates suggest that 1 out of every 8 women will suffer from breast cancer in her lifetime. Understandably, a breast cancer diagnosis usually triggers an initial reaction of fear and worry. There are many frightening breast cancer myths out there. Accurate information about breast cancer, its stages, and recovery opportunities can help you feel less afraid and isolated. Many women will make a complete recovery from breast cancer.

 

Fellow breast cancer survivors meet up for lunch with their surgeons

Some patients who have surgery rarely get to see their surgeons, but in the case of breast cancer survivors, many got to have lunch with the doctors that saved their lives.

Susan G. Komen 3-Day walk brings people together to raise awareness of breast cancer

Between Aug. 24 to 26, more than a thousand individuals participated in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day walk through Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., as reported by CBS News.

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