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Breast Cancer in Young Women

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From the Young Survival Coalition: Statistics and Disparities Facts and Statistics If popular opinion were true—that young women don’t get breast cancer—YSC wouldn’t be here. We all know the truth, though— young women can and do get breast cancer. And the facts back us up. Here are some startling stats to wake us all up—and […]

SHARE

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Visit us at: http://www.sharecancersupport.org/ Call us at: 1-866-891-2392 or 212-719-0364

Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition

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Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition, Inc. (HBCAC) is a not-for-profit grassroots organization founded 25 years ago to provide a platform for women to share their breast cancer experience.  Our ability to build partnerships helped to structure the national breast cancer movement. HBCAC is focused on prevention and the precautionary principle, while actively helping individuals faced […]

NYS Breast Cancer Network Environmental Committee Chair, Karen Miller, joins Breast Cancer Action and Earthworks in a clear, comprehensive, and informative webinar on hydrofracking and breast cancer.

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NYS Breast Cancer Network Environmental Committee Chair, Karen Miller,  joins Breast Cancer Action and Earthworks in a clear, comprehensive, and informative webinar on hydrofracking and breast cancer.  For more information on the webinar visit here: http://bcaction.org/resources/webinars/fracking-and-its-connection-to-breast-cancer/

A Personal Journey: Dominique Boller: Let Your Light Shine

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From Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester: A Personal Journey: Dominique Boller: Let Your Light Shine By Pat Battaglia Dominique Boller entered the world of frequent doctors’ visits, repeated hospitalizations, and the challenges of balancing work and family amidst a chronic illness in 2000, when she was diagnosed with lupus, an inflammatory disease that can affect […]

Getting Cancer, Getting Unfriended

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From SHARE: By Megan Rutherford – March 26, 2013 I had the good kind of cancer—you know, the kind where your friends rally in support, your insurance covers your treatment, and you discover reservoirs of resilience within yourself. Oh, and I’m still alive. If it weren’t for the cancer part, it would have been a […]

31 Things to Know About Breast Cancer

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From Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester: 31 Things to Know About Breast Cancer Compiled by the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester www.bccr.org Over 2.5 million women in our country are now living in the aftermath of a breast cancer diagnosis. According to the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program, on January […]

Understanding Your Pathology Report

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From CRAAB:

Reprinted with permission from lbbc.org, the website of Living Beyond Breast Cancer, ©2013. For more information, visit LBBC’s website to order a copy of the Guide to Understanding Treatment Decisions, from which this article is excerpted.

Breast Cancer Network of Western New York

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  3297 Walden Avenue, Depew, New York 14043 716-706-0060 bcnwny.org The Breast Cancer Network of Western New York is an organization of women working together to change the breast cancer story in our community. Our mission is to provide education, advocacy, support and networking for people affected by breast cancer. All our programs and services […]