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11 things not to do during chemotherapy: What to avoid

11 things not to do during chemotherapy: What to avoid

This article will explore things a person should avoid during chemotherapy. It will also explore recommendations regarding things to do and precautions to take while undergoing chemotherapy. Source: 11 things not to do during chemotherapy: What to avoid

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Do mammograms cause cancer?

Do mammograms cause cancer?

Exposure to radiation can increase the risk of developing cancer. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) notes that radiation exposure is a potential risk associated with mammograms. The risk is greatest when a person experiences exposure to repeated chest X-rays....

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Breast cancer recurrence: Statistics, symptoms, and more

Breast cancer recurrence: Statistics, symptoms, and more

This article discusses how likely it is that a person’s breast cancer will recur, the symptoms a person may experience, and a person’s outlook if they develop recurrent breast cancer. Source: Breast cancer recurrence: Statistics, symptoms, and more

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Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk–Podcast 

Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk–Podcast 

Listen to the episode to hear Dr. Wojciechowski discuss: the factors used to determine each breast cancer’s risk of recurrence; the steps a person can take to help keep the risk of recurrence as low as it can be; how tests called tumor genomic assays can help estimate...

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Tattoo Ink Showing Up on Mammograms–Podcast

Tattoo Ink Showing Up on Mammograms–Podcast

Listen to the episode to hear Dr. Summerton explain: how tattoo ink ends up in the underarm lymph nodes; how often this happens; how often tattoo ink leads to more testing; what women with tattoos who are getting regular mammograms should know Source: Tattoo Ink...

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Enough pink: Let’s do Breast Cancer Awareness Month right

Enough pink: Let’s do Breast Cancer Awareness Month right

Throughout the month of October, companies eager to drive sales plaster their products with pink ribbons and inspirational quotes. The best of them contribute all or a significant percentage of the proceeds to the cause. Many others commit nominal amounts — or nothing...

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The Challenges of Cancer Misinformation on Social Media 

The Challenges of Cancer Misinformation on Social Media 

Indeed, a recent study found that of the most popular articles posted on social media in 2018 and 2019 on the four most common cancers, one in every three contained false, inaccurate, or misleading information. And most of that misinformation about cancer was...

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Author: Janet Maker, Ph.D.
Publication Date: February, 2017
Distributor: Ingram
Trim: 6×9
Format: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook
ISBN (Hardcover) 978-0-9976619-0-3
ISBN (Paperback) 978-0-9976619-1-0
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Published by Jane Thomas Press

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