radical mastectomy

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Name: radical mastectomy
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Men with breast cancer face different challenges

A year ago, Charles Vickers’ niece noticed a blood stain on his shirt and rushed him to the hospital.Because he was feeling fine, the diagnosis surprised him.“I didn’t know what it was,” recalled Vickers in an interview on his front porch, a block from ... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Summit expands breast cancer treatment team

CHAMBERSBURG There was a time when having breast cancer meant a radical mastectomy involving the removal of the whole breast, the chest wall, and the lymph nodes under the arms. The physical suffering and the disfigurement could be devastating.Today ... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

SportsCare holding Facebook-based campaign to raise funds for fighting breast cancer

@ 05:55 PM EDTContributing to American Cancer Society during Breast Cancer Awareness MonthEAST HANOVER, NJ (October 15, 2014)  – One click at a time, SportsCare is aiding the fight against breast cancer. The physical and occupational therapy provider ... [Published Paramus Post - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Hardy Jackson: A cancer survivor's story told again

In the decade or so that I have been a columnist, seldom have I repeated a story. Somehow, when faced with an empty file and no ideas, something always comes up.Even now, I know what I would have written this week if I did not write this. However, recent ... [Published Anniston Star - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Inspirational fundraiser, 84, shares her story for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A veteran fundraiser who successfully battled breast cancer is calling on others to make sure they get themselves checked as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Twenty three years ago Marion Samuel, of Little Sutton, was on holiday in her home town ... [Published Chester Chronicle - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

The Power of Positive Energy

I am a very strong believer in the power of positive energy. I have seen -- both in my personal and professional life -- that your mind is the most powerful part of your being. You can WILL yourself to achieve great success; overcome illness; and enjoy ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

A story of faith and care

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comOctober is breast cancer awareness month in which we celebrate with survivors and remember those who didn’t. Mary Marie Ferrell is not only a breast cancer survivor, but she has survived for 43 years. Marie is 89 and ... [Published Portsmouth Daily Times - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Breast cancer film sparks discussion during private screening

HCA Midwest Health System and Sarah Cannon Cancer Network sponsored a private screening and panel discussion on Sept. 9 at AMC Theater Town Center 20 in Leawood, Kan.The screening of “Decoding Annie Parker” served as a community outreach program for breast ... [Published Kansas City Nursing News - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 2 reports

Difficult Decisions – Women Grapple with New Perspectives on Mastectomy

Dr. Eric Stanelle says one in every eight women who have a double mastectomy will have complications after surgery.Fear is motivating many women with early-stage breast cancer to undergo a double mastectomy. But although the number of females choosing ... [Published Cambridge College Healthcare News - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Bideford cancer survivor dyes hair pink to raise money for Breast...

Comments (0)A CANCER survivor who has dyed her hair pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month wants to give hope to other women diagnosed with the disease, saying “cancer is not always doom and gloom”.Vicki Woodward, of Parkham Ash, Bideford, had her hairdresser, ... [Published North Devon Journal - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Cancer Demystified: Modern Breast Cancer Treatment Introduced Mid Century

Breast cancer is an ancient disease that has been mentioned in medical texts throughout mankind’s written record.More than 3,500 years ago, Egyptian physicians were the first to make note of this disease.Hippocrates, our father of modern medicine, described ... [Published Southwest Times Record - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 3 reports

How Celebrities Helped Me Get Through Breast Cancer

If you’re diagnosed with cancer and you live, you’re graced with a label that’s meant as an honor: “Survivor.” And yes, surviving cancer is a powerful experience that can enrich and embolden the rest of one’s days. But what of people whose lives are taken ... [Published Time - Oct 01 2014]

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..." The major risk factors actually are not genetic, they are two: being female and getting older. "Two-thirds of breast cancers are in women over 55. She suggests that mammographies start at age 40 and by 50 should be conducted yearly. "Still even taking this precaution, 10 percent of cancers will not be found in a mammogram.""
"In the blackest darkness, even a dim light is better than no light at all."
"Throughout January we were sitting here, not even knowing if we would make this Christmas together, so to never go through a month like that again was quite an easy decision" he said
"Well," replied Blamey, "my name is Roger, but if its money you’re after it’s Elston."

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Men with breast cancer face different challenges [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Oct 20 2014]
Breast Cancer [Published Auto.ru.msn.com - Oct 20 2014]
Summit expands breast cancer treatment team [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Oct 18 2014]
Hardy Jackson: A cancer survivor's story told a... [Published Anniston Star - Oct 16 2014]
SportsCare holding Facebook-based campaign to r... [Published Paramus Post - Oct 16 2014]
Inspirational fundraiser, 84, shares her story ... [Published Chester Chronicle - Oct 15 2014]
The Power of Positive Energy [Published Huffington Post - Oct 13 2014]
World: Mastectomy or breast conservation? [Published East African Standard - Oct 13 2014]
Study: Senior women are more likely to get Alzh... [Published Aiken Today - Oct 13 2014]
Breast cancer: An ounce of prevention is indeed... [Published Helena Independent - Oct 10 2014]
31 Facts About Breasts [Published EverydayHealth.com - Oct 09 2014]
Women24.com | 9 breast cancer myths you should ... [Published Women24.com - Oct 09 2014]
Think Pink: Readers respond [Published Herald & Review - Oct 08 2014]
A story of faith and care [Published Portsmouth Daily Times - Oct 08 2014]
Breast cancer film sparks discussion during pri... [Published Kansas City Nursing News - Oct 08 2014]
Difficult Decisions – Women Grapple with New Pe... [Published Cambridge College Healthcare News - Oct 07 2014]
The Knick: The dawn of a new century [Published Daily Kos - Oct 07 2014]
Videothoracoscopic Left Internal Mammary Artery... [Published CTSNet - Oct 07 2014]
Radiation oncologist designs advanced treatment... [Published Tallahassee Democrat - Oct 06 2014]
Questions raised about when to choose double ma... [Published SCPR - Oct 06 2014]
Bideford cancer survivor dyes hair pink to rais... [Published North Devon Journal - Oct 06 2014]
PAINT IT PINK: Heather Austin knows the meaning... [Published Nebraska City News Press - Oct 03 2014]
Cancer Demystified: Modern Breast Cancer Treatm... [Published Southwest Times Record - Oct 01 2014]
How Celebrities Helped Me Get Through Breast Ca... [Published Time - Oct 01 2014]
How Celebrities Helped Me Get Through Breast Ca... [Published TIME.com - Oct 01 2014]
How Celebrities Helped Me Get Through Breast Ca... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 01 2014]
Professor Roger Blamey [Published Telegraph - Sep 21 2014]
‘Living Food’ aids in cancer fight [Published Westerly Sun - Sep 07 2014]
Empowered Doctor Releases Infographic on 9 Step... [Published PRWeb - Jul 31 2014]
Michelle’s second battle with breast cancer - a... [Published Derry Journal - May 26 2014]
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