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How to Check Your Breasts for Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Action Month. If you're not already checking your breasts regularly, now is a good time to start. Though this disease can be deadly, it is also quite curable when it is cau…

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Why I’m Celebrating Thanksgiving in October

October is a month of change. The seasons change, colors change, and our clothing changes. There's the political October Surprise, Octoberfest, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month. October is my Thanksg…

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The Breast Self-Exam You Need to See (video)

Check these out! After you watch the Good Health Fairy and her friends dance their way through the steps of a breast self-exam (BSE), maybe you'll be inspired to check yours out, too. In 2009, the …

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Do You Know Your Breast Cancer Risk?

Have you had a recent mammogram? Do you know what history puts you at increased risk for breast cancer? October is breast cancer awareness month and many women still don't get a mammogram. Breast c…

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Celebrating Birthday Awareness Month

This October I'm celebrating the second anniversary of my breast cancer diagnosis. Just to be clear, it's not the disease I'm celebrating, but the fact that I'm still here two years later. October …

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Giuliana Rancic has Breast Cancer: The Mammogram Issue

Giuliana Rancic, the 36-year-old host of "E! News" and "Fashion Police" announced on the "Today Show" that she has early stage breast cancer. The cancer was discovered on a mammogram she had at the…

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I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor Who Found My Own Lump

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I'm not asking you to buy or wear pink ribbons. Or pink hats or pink tee shirts or pink wristbands. I'm not asking you to post a strange status to your Facebook …

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What’s Your Breast Cancer IQ? (Quiz)

How much do you know about breast cancer and its risk factors? Take our quiz to find out and learn more, plus, where to go for more information. TRUE OR FALSE: Women who began their menstrual c…

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Breast Cancer: It’s Not Just for Women

Donít let all those pink ribbons fool you. Men get breast cancer, too. Almost 80 percent of men who are at higher risk for breast cancer donít even know that men can get breast cancer. A study p…

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