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Breast Cancer

Articles and resources on breast cancer for patients, caregivers, and family members
When Should I Get a Mammogram?
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It’s important to understand the nuances of this test, along with your family history, so you can make an informed decision on when to begin testing and how frequently.
Do We Become Complacent Survivors After a Few Years of Cancer Remission?
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Breast cancer survivor Ginger Modiri cautions those in remission to avoid becoming complacent and to keep up with their follow-up screenings.
5 People You Didn’t Know You Need on Your Breast Cancer Team
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Dr. Citrin explains the role of 5 experts who are essential for meeting the physical, emotional, and therapy needs of patients with breast cancer.
A Pink Warrior Shares Insights from Her Oncology Odyssey
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“This is a long journey. I felt like the mythical Jason and his Greek Argonauts on their quest for the Golden Fleece, having to fight the dragon,” says 2-time breast cancer survivor Dr. Hamilton.
CONQUER Cam: A Spotlight on Janet Maker
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Janet Maker, breast cancer survivor and author of The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Breast Cancer, emphasizes the importance of support. Diagnosed in 2011, Janet shared this news with her family and friends, and told them to spread the word. Her initial goal was that she would have fewer people to tell. What came of it was a surge of overwhelming support from individuals whose lives are touched by cancer, one way or another. Listen to Janet tell her story on CONQUER Cam.
Helping People with Breast Cancer and Honoring Her Mom’s Legacy
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By creating Debbie’s Friends Fund, Cherise Poserina found a way to remember her mother and support women fighting breast cancer.
When Might You Want to Engage with Palliative Care?
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For patients with metastatic breast cancer, “Involving palliative care as an active member of your oncology team early on is one of the smartest things you can do,” says national expert and breast cancer survivor Lillie Shockney.
Share Your Upcoming Milestone Events with Your Treatment Team
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For those dealing with metastatic breast cancer, national expert and breast cancer survivor Lillie Shockney stresses the importance of celebrating milestone events and joyful moments during treatment.
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