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Breast Cancer

 

Breast cancer genetic screening offers vital information, uncertainty

New technologies, and a little help from the U.S. Supreme Court, have made it possible for large numbers of women to find out whether they carry genetic mutations that increase their risk of breast cancer — a development warmly welcomed by experts in the field.

  • Mixed messages on mammogram benefits

    Mixed messages on mammogram benefits

    The debate over the value of preventive screening heated up early this year after a study published in The British Medical Journal reported that annual mammograms did not reduce deaths from breast cancer.

  • The goods: Gear to raise awareness for breast cancer

    The goods: Gear to raise awareness for breast cancer

    Every October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, companies release products in which a portion of profit is donated to research foundations. Here are six that help support finding a cure.

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