Breast Care, What you need to know

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One in eight women will develop breast cancer at some point in her lifetime, according to statistics from the American Cancer Society. Despite the raised awareness of breast cancer in today’s society, revolutionary care for breast cancer, and readily available routine breast care, still too few women know how to assess their own breast health.

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“Coconut oil will cure cancer!” Ridiculous Stories I read on Facebook

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Curing Cancer With Social Media? Social media brings us some amazing viral content. For those of us in the medical field, it’s great to see people sharing tips for healthy living and raising awareness for cancer prevention and the fight for curing cancer. But as with anything found on the Internet, we often let our

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Can Exercise Really Reduce Your Chances of Getting Cancer?

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We all know that exercising is a generally healthy thing to do. It promotes weight loss, boosts mood, and reduces cardiovascular risk, but did you realize that exercise could also slash your cancer risk? Accumulating research shows that people who are physically active are reducing cancer risks and are significantly less likely to die of

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Predisposition to Breast Cancer. When One “Doesn’t Want to Know”

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When Angelina Jolie decided to undergo a double mastectomy after finding out she had a predisposition to breast cancer, the floodgates opened up. She inadvertently inspired countless articles, opinions, blog posts, and conversations about the subject of preventative genetic testing and what one should do if they got similar news. But what about the patient

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#SelfieToStayHealthy: Getting in the habit of a Monthly Breast Self Exam

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#SelfieToStayHealthy: Why you should get in the habit of a Monthly Breast Self Exam. While there are about as many books, blogs, theories and philosophies about how to lose weight as there are humans on Earth, there isn’t enough attention on something that I feel more than passionate about: Monthly Breast Self Exams. Why You

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Breast Cancer Patient Education Act Becomes Law

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Exciting news: on December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act which mandates the implementation of an educational campaign for patients and health providers about the availability and coverage of breast reconstruction and other post-mastectomy alternatives. What is the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act The Breast Cancer Patient Education Act requires

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Recovery Steps after Breast Reconstructive Surgery

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Our Los Angeles breast cancer surgeons recreate the feminine figure for mastectomy patients. Patients can choose Bedford Breast Center for breast screening, breast treatment, rehabilitation, and a sense of wholeness. After breast reconstruction surgery, whether through flap breast reconstruction or implant reconstruction, patients enjoy a new image, appeal, and self-confidence. But, the journey does not

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