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Breast Practices—How To Do Your Monthly Self-Exam

You have the power to reduce your risk of breast cancer, but you need to take charge. This guide from the Cleveland Clinic Breast Center provides an overview of life-long breast practices. Follow these guidelines to reduce your breast cancer risks.

Top 5 Breakthroughs in Breast Cancer Surgery (Video)

If there’s a common theme among the many breakthroughs in breast cancer surgery, it’s less and fewer. Thanks to advances such as the ones below, woman can have surgical treatment with fewer side effects, fewer procedures required, less recovery time and less risk. Best of all, these advances make treatment more effective than ever. 1. … Read More

What You Should Know About Breast Reconstruction

What will happen to my breasts? That is one of many questions women face when they are diagnosed with breast cancer. Fortunately, women have better breast reconstruction options than ever before. In most cases, reconstruction can even begin at the same time as a mastectomy. “Often, just knowing that there are options helps women plan … Read More

A Step Closer to a Breast Cancer Vaccine

Contributor: Vincent Tuohy, PhD We just took a big step toward developing a preventive vaccine for the most dangerous type of breast cancer. Cleveland Clinic Innovations has started a new company, Shield Biotech, to develop a vaccine based on our lab research. This research has shown that a vaccine designed for immune prevention of triple-negative … Read More

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Breast Cancer: Younger Women Diagnosed More Often

A new study finds a small but significant increase in the number of younger women with advance stage breast cancer. Researchers at Seattle Children’s Hospital and University of Washington found the number of women between ages 25 and 39 being diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer increased from 1.53 per 100,000 in 1976 to 2.90 … Read More

Buy a Bagel, Help Beat Cancer

Tuesday, Oct. 2, through Wednesday, Oct. 31, the 37 Northeast Ohio Panera Bread bakery-cafes will donate a portion of proceeds from each Pink Ribbon Bagel sold to the cancer survivorship programs at Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Institute. Pink Ribbon Bagels can be pre-ordered online for pickup. Capitalizing on their football rivalry, Cleveland and Pittsburgh will … Read More