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Breakfast With a Dose of Roundup?

Breakfast With a Dose of Roundup?

Weed Killer in $289 Million Cancer Verdict Found in Oat Cereal and Granola Bars Source: Breakfast With a Dose of Roundup? | Children's Health Initiative |...

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How Breast Cancer Spreads and Recurs

How Breast Cancer Spreads and Recurs

How do breast cancer cells spread from the breast to other tissues in the body? Learn why cancers metastasize and what happens if they do. Source: How Breast Cancer Spreads and...

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Brachytherapy 

Brachytherapy 

Brachytherapy is a type of radiation therapy used to treat cancer. They insert radioactive material inside your body so doctors can deliver higher doses to specific areas. It has shorter treatment times and fewer side effects than external beam radiation.

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Baseline Heart Imaging Decisions Based on Breast Cancer Treatment Choices, Not Women’s Risk of Cardiac Problems

Baseline Heart Imaging Decisions Based on Breast Cancer Treatment Choices, Not Women’s Risk of Cardiac Problems

A study has found that doctors’ decisions about whether a woman diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer has baseline heart function testing before chemotherapy starts is based on the type of chemotherapy she will be receiving and not on her personal risk of heart problems. This suggests that a number of women at higher risk for treatment-related heart problems are not getting baseline heart testing.

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Stage 3 breast cancer: Life expectancy and survival rates

Stage 3 breast cancer: Life expectancy and survival rates

Many factors influence a person’s life expectancy after a stage 3 breast cancer diagnosis, including age, sex, and response to treatment. In this article, learn more about survival rates, treatment, and remission. Source: Stage 3 breast cancer: Life expectancy and...

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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
ISBN (eBook) 978-0-9976619-2-7
Published by Jane Thomas Press

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