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What screening tests should women have?

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Click here to see which screening tests women should have done to take precautions with their health.

Fight cancer with lifestyle changes

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Making some lifestyle choices can help lower your risk of some cancers.

Are the things you eat linked to cancer?

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Besides the usual suspects we worry about when it comes to our diets, should cancer be something we should add to our list of food worries?

What are different kinds of breast cancer?

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When you hear "breast cancer" it can actually mean one of several kinds of problems.

Treatment plan should be based on specific type of breast cancer

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Find out why some types of breast cancer have different survival rates than others.

Marathon runner fights against breast cancer

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After battling breast cancer, one woman puts back on her running shoes to fight against the disease.

My fight against breast cancer: Pamela

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Listen as Pamela tells the story of her fight against breast cancer.

Breast cancer can cause symptoms other than lump

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Experts explain other symptoms you should be aware of that could signal breast cancer.

Genetic testing for inherited breast cancer

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Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a double mastectomy earlier this year has other women wondering if they also should take action.

Researchers: Drugs may stop spread of breast cancer cells

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Researchers at the Mayo Clinic find that drugs used to treat blood cancers may stop the spread of breast cancer cells.

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Friendship is important to cancer patients

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Find out how friendship and support can help cancer patients through treatment.

5 cancer-fighting foods you should be eating

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Take a look at some of the foods -- including broccoli and blueberries -- that might help people fight breast cancer.

Mammogram guidelines: What's changed?

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With mammogram guidelines changing, find out when you should start getting mammograms.

How to help a loved one through a breast cancer diagnosis

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Find out what kinds of support the loved ones of cancer patients can provide.

What to expect after breast cancer

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After treatment, breast cancer survivors will need to make some adjustments as they prepare to resume their day-to-day activities.

5 hidden health risks for women

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Despite increased attention to women's health issues, there are still many health risks that women need to know about that are not getting a whole lot of attention.

Coping with chemotherapy side effects

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Chemotherapy can cause side effects in patients. Find out what to expect and how to cope with the side effects.

Coaching helps women check breasts well

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Self-examinations can help women find problems with their breasts even when they don't have a mammogram or regular checkup scheduled.

Staying active during, after cancer treatment

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Exercise can improve how cancer patients function physically, as well as increase their quality of life.

5 ways you can help fight breast cancer

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Sometimes it can be difficult to know how to make a difference when it comes to something as overwhelming as cancer. But there are plenty of ways to help in the battle against breast cancer.

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