Tag Archive: Breast Cancer

Jun 28

Fighting Breast Cancer

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Breast cancer remains one of the most common malignancies affecting American women, second only to skin cancer. 330,000 new cases are expected to be diagnosed in the U.S. this year. About one in eight of all American women will develop breast cancer sometime in their lives, but there is encouraging news – over 3.5 million …

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Nov 28

Breast Cancer and Early Detection

This past October was 2108’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we were remiss for not mentioning it more prominently. Breast cancer awareness month is a yearly campaign intended to educate people about the importance of early screening and testing. This campaign starts on October 1st and ends on October 31st of each year. When a …

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Jul 17

Breast Cancer Treatment, Early Detection and IORT

Treatment for breast cancer has routinely involved surgery followed by a period of radiation therapy. The follow-up radiation is intended to reduce the likelihood that breast cancer will develop again in the affected breast. Many studies have confirmed that radiation breast cancer treatment does indeed lower the chance of breast cancer returning, improving the long-term …

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