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Ricky Knowles Hair & Wellness
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Breast cancer genetics revealed: 72 new mutations discovered in global study
The genetic causes of breast cancer just got clearer. Researchers from 300 institutions around the world combined forces to discover 72 previously unknown gene mutations that lead to the development of breast cancer. Two studies describing their work publis...
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Breast cancer awareness: Debunking some common myths
I don’t have a family history of breast cancer. So, I won’t get it.  This is one of the biggest myths Litton hears. Only about 2 out of 10 people diagnosed with breast cancer have a family history, according to the American Cancer Society. “Just because you...
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Breast Cancer “Awareness” Misses These Painful Realities
You Don’t Need as Many Mammograms as You Think Mammograms can detect cancers that would otherwise kill you, but they also can give false positives that result in more scans and biopsies that turn out to be negative. And they can result in you getting the fu...
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Breast Cancer Prevention Tips
According to Texas Oncology, Texas ranks third in the United States in estimated new cases of breast cancer.

Dr. V at Texas Oncology in Tyler says prevention is key to lowering the number of women that are diagnosed.

Breast cancer is the second-deadliest...
Breast Cancer Prevention Tips
Breast Cancer Prevention Tips
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What’s the Connection Between Heart Disease and Breast Cancer?
It may seem like the ultimate insult, but having survived breast cancer can put you at higher risk of additional health problems later in life. The National Cancer Institute reports that the average five-year survival rate for breast cancer is now about 90 ...
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Myths about breast cancer debunked: Family history often has nothing to do with diagnosis
If you have breast cancer, you'll have to get a mastectomy. Mastectomies are not as commonly recommended as they were in the past. Even when a patient opts for a mastectomy, the surgery is likely not a radical mastectomy, where the entire breast is removed,...
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Breast cancer charities: Where to give — and where to avoid
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and with the recent announcement that Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been diagnosed with the disease, the issue is once again on the hearts and minds of many. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women and is the s...
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Women Manage Lymphedema After Bouts With Breast Cancer
A vine of pink begonia blooms climb up Kate Collins' left arm in what looks like a full sleeve of tattoos.

People around town regularly stop her and ask about them only to realize, with a closer look, that there is a seam creeping up her arm. The flowers a...
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10 things breast cancer doctors wish you knew
1. I have breast cancer. Am I going to die?
According to several doctors participating in Pink Power TODAY, this is a common question women ask immediately after being diagnosed.

"Breast cancer is not a death sentence," Dr. Deepa Halaharvi, a board-certifi...
10 things breast cancer doctors wish you knew
10 things breast cancer doctors wish you knew
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Healthy Baking Substitutions Nutrition Pros Swear By
It’s officially fall, and that means the baking season has begun. To me, there’s nothing better on a brisk day than fresh-from-the-oven apple cakes, cranberry spice muffins or pumpkin scones with a hot cup of tea. I love baked goods, but can’t afford all of...
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