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Breast Cancer Chronicles

By Lillie Shockney, R.N., M.A.S.
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Johns Hopkins
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Learning More about Breast Cancer in African American Women

We learned a few years ago that there appear to be some biological differences between the breast cancers that occur in white women and the ones that occur in African American women.  More »

Acupuncture May Ease Hot Flashes Caused by Breast Cancer Treatment

Johns Hopkins researchers have proven that there is now a solution to the chronic hot flashes caused by breast cancer treatment.  More »

Did You Take Your Multivitamin Today?

Older women with invasive breast cancer—cancer that has spread outside of the breast duct—may gain a new advantage from taking a multivitamin each day.  More »

Cholesterol and Breast Cancer: What's the Connection?

For decades, we thought "nothing" was the answer to this question. Now, the results of some new research imply that breast cancer and cholesterol may indeed be linked together.  More »

Female Hormones May Explain Link between Breast and Ovarian Cancers

Lately, the newspapers have contained a lot of articles about the BRCA 1 and 2 genes, the two genes known to predispose a woman to develop breast cancer or ovarian cancer or both. Apparently, scientists have been trying to figure out why the cance...  More »

Younger Breast Cancer Patients Choosing to Get Bilateral Mastectomies

This trend even includes some young women with very-early-stage breast cancers in one breast that can be well managed surgically with lumpectomy and radiation. Do they need this surgery?  More »

The Pros and Cons of Tamoxifen

Tamoxifen is a wonder drug for certain: Taken correctly, it prevents recurrence in about half the women on it. Its side effects, however, are so dreadful that quite a few women stop taking it before it’s worked its magic.  More »

Exposure to Radiation in Childhood May Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Exposing young women and girls under the age of 20 to ionizing radiation greatly increase their risk of developing breast cancer later in life as adults.  More »

Breast Cancer Survivors: What Your PCP Needs to Know

Here are a few common bits of information that you might need to include in your discussions with your PCP during your annual or semi-annual visits  More »

Don't Wait Until Age 50 to Get Your First Mammogram

If you or a loved one turns 40 in the coming months, celebrate! Buy yourself (or her) a birthday cupcake and put a pink candle on top—and then give her a card with an extra, and special, message—that it’s time for her first annual mammogram!  More »

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