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Quiz: Test Your Breast Cancer Screening IQ

Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer awareness month, breast cancer prevention, mammogram

The earlier doctors detect breast cancer through screening, the brighter the outlook for patients. How much do you know about breast cancer screening?

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Stay Well: Health Screenings for Women (Slideshow)

Tags: health screenings, HPV, international womens day, mammogram, pap smear, slideshow, women, women's health

In honor of International Women’s Day, here are some recommended health screenings for women throughout their lives.

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Breast Cancer: Younger Women Diagnosed More Often

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

A study finds that younger women are developing advanced stage breast cancer. It’s more important than ever to start paying attention to your breast health early.

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A Brush With Breast Cancer

Tags: #onememory, Alzheimer's awareness month 2012, breast cancer, breast cancer awareness month 2012, breast exam, mammogram

In honor of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, we asked Cleveland Clinic caregivers about the memories they have that they wouldn’t want to lose. Katherine Lee, MD, remembers an early breast cancer diagnosis that saved her patient’s life.

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3-D Mammograms Detect More Cancer (Video)

Tags: 3-D, breast cancer, mammogram, Top 10 Innovations for 2013

We're counting down the top 10 medical innovations for 2013, picked by our doctors and researchers. Up next: 3-D mammograms can detect breast cancer better than ever.

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Women in Their 60s: Staying Strong and Healthy (Video)

Tags: bone density, colon cancer, eye exam, hearing exam, HPV, mammogram, Pap smears, pelvic exams, shingles, vaccines, women of all ages series

Is 60 really the new 40? Holly L. Thacker, MD, talks about ways to keep feeling good well into your 60s.

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Chat With a Doctor: Breast Cancer Treatment

Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer awareness month 2012, breast cancer prevention, breast cancer treatment, chat with a doctor, mammogram, web chat, webchat

Ask questions and get answers about breast cancer prevention, treatment and survivorship from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at noon (ET).

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Chat With a Doctor: Breast Cancer

Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer awareness month 2012, chat with a doctor, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, mammogram, radiation therapy, web chat, webchat

Ask questions and get answers about breast cancer from a Cleveland Clinic physician during a live webchat Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at noon (ET).

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Video: Beyond the Mammogram

Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer awareness month 2012, mammogram, MRI, ultrasound

If you’re a woman with an increased risk for breast cancer, you may want to consider more than a mammogram. A new study finds getting an ultrasound screening and an MRI, along with a mammogram, may detect additional cancers.

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Don’t Buy Into Myths About Women’s Health

Tags: Be Well e-News, breast cancer awareness month 2012, hysterectomy, mammogram, menopause

The best thing a woman can do when it comes to healthcare is to follow her intuition. This tip comes from a Cleveland Clinic gynecologist who has seen thousands of patients, from girls in their teens to women in their 70s.