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Surgical options after a cancer diagnosis in one breast

Dear Mayo Clinic: My daughter was diagnosed with breast cancer at 54 and had surgery to remove one breast. Her surgeon told her that it wasn't necessary to remove both breasts, because she was not at high risk for developing ...

Nov 09, 2016
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Lack of resources affects mammogram rates

Almost 70 percent of women in the U.S. over the age of 40 get mammograms at least every other year, but minority and foreign-born women report lower rates even though they are at an increased risk for developing advanced ...

Oct 11, 2016
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Night shift work and breast cancer risk

Despite an assessment in 2007 indicating that night shift work was probably carcinogenic, data from three new studies and from a review of currently available evidence, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, ...

Oct 06, 2016
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