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New Blood Test Could Diagnose Early Breast Cancer

The zinc test for early breast cancer looks promising. It could detect cancer earlier than mammograms and X-rays and be useful in screening for early signs of cancer. A study, led by Oxford Univers…

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How Much Does Family History Affect Breast Cancer Risk?

Another controversial study about mammograms recently set me off on a reading frenzy. Mammograms save lives...no they don't...yes they do...no they don't... It's enough to make your head explode. Ther…

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Will 3-D Mammograms Find More Cancer?

There's a new form of mammogram on the market, but is it doing a better job at finding cancer? It's called breast tomosynthesis, or 3-D mammography and it was technically introduced by the Food and…

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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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A Natural Approach to Cancer Prevention

Photo Courtesy Of:  Top Photo Group/Thinkstock Dr. Christine Horner began her career as a board certified general and plastic surgeon, performing breast reconstructive surgeries on women who'd had fu…

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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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