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What “No Ink on Tumor” Means if You Have Breast Cancer

Tags: breast cancer, breast conservation, lumpectomy

Breast-conserving surgery comes with a question: How much healthy tissue should we remove? A new guideline helps simplify the answer for patients and doctors.


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Dense Breasts and What They Mean for Your Mammograms

Tags: breast cancer, cancer, cancer prevention, mammograms, MRI, tomosynthesis, ultrasound

A mammogram can find cancer early. But this test has some limitations that can require further testing, especially for women with dense breast tissue. Find out how breast density figures into breast cancer screening.


#knowpink on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

What Do You Want to Know About Breast Cancer? Tell Us. Use Hashtag #KnowPink

Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer awareness, cancer, mammograms, mastectomy, videos

There is a lot of misinformation floating around about breast cancer. It’s easy to be confused about this disease. Ask your questions in our post or use the hashtag #KnowPink on Twitter or Facebook. Join the conversation and get answers.


This guide from the Cleveland Clinic Breast Center provides an overview of life-long breast practices. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Breast Practices—How To Do Your Monthly Self-Exam (Infographic)

Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer awareness, cancer, infographic, mammogram, mammograms, self-breast exam

Attention women! You have the power to reduce your risk of breast cancer. This reader-friendly guide gives you an overview on screenings, breast self-exams and more.


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Should All Women Be Screened for BRCA1 and BRCA2?

Tags: BRCA, breast cancer

Who should be tested — and when? These are the big questions people ask when it comes to genetic screening, especially for commonly known mutations. Get expert insight.


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What a New Double Mastectomy Study Means for Patients

Tags: bilateral mastectomy, breast cancer, double mastectomy, lumpectomy

New research confirms that a bilateral mastectomy won’t necessarily improve your long-term survival. What is the best option for treating breast cancer?


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What You Should Know About PALB2 and Breast Cancer Risk

Tags: BRCA, breast cancer, cancer, genetic counseling, genetics, healthhub number, infographic

When a genetic mutation makes headlines, the first thing patients ask is, “Should I be tested for it?”


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7 Key Questions to Ask Your Oncologist

Tags: breast cancer, cancer, cancer treatments, cervical cancer, colon cancer, gynecological cancer, head and neck cancer, kidney cancer, liver cancer, lung cancer, oral cancer, ovarian cancer, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, rectal cancer, skin cancer, testicular cancer, throat cancer, uterine cancer

What have you wondered about, but were afraid to ask your oncologist? What might you just not think to ask? Get an oncologist’s advice about what questions you should ask your doctor before cancer treatment begins.


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How Yoga Can Help Breast Cancer Patients With Radiation

Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer treatment, cancer, radiation, yoga

A new study finds that yoga improves quality of life and lessens fatigue for breast cancer patients who are undergoing radiation therapy.


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Do Your Genes Increase Your Risk of Getting Cancer Twice?

Tags: breast cancer, cancer, endometrial cancer, genetics, PTEN gene, research, thyroid cancer

According to a new study, people with a certain genetic mutation have a higher chance of developing cancer not once, but twice. Find out what the research means for patients.