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2008-10-09 18:00:12

By MAGGIE FITZROY When Susan Hitch of Ponte Vedra Beach learned she had breast cancer, her doctor sent her to get a magnetic resonance imaging exam to see if the disease had spread. While awaiting the results at home, she panicked. Sobbing, she imagined the worst.

2008-10-07 15:00:10

There are strategies women can follow to help prevent breast cancer, such as not smoking. Women also can increase their resistance by eating healthful foods, exercising regularly and controlling stress. Some risk factors, such as an inherited genetic makeup, cannot be controlled.

2008-10-03 15:00:31

Women whose breast cancer recurs are often treated with a second lumpectomy rather than a mastectomy, defying recommendations, U.S. researchers said.

2008-09-24 18:00:40

A predictive measurement -- preoperative endocrine prognostic index, or PEPI score -- may help women choose breast cancer treatment, U.S. researchers said. Researchers led by Dr. Matthew Ellis of Washington University developed and validated the PEPI score.

2008-09-23 12:00:13

By DENISE GRADY By Denise Grady The New York Times Three weeks of radiation treatment work just as well as the usual course of five weeks or more for women with early-stage breast cancers, Canadian researchers have reported, after monitoring a large group of patients for 12 years.

2008-09-13 17:30:00

A new study supports an interaction between severe life events, psychological distress, and breast cancer.

2008-09-09 06:00:39

There are more than 250,000 women under the age of forty that are living with breast cancer and 11,000 will be diagnosed in the next year.

2008-08-21 21:00:14

By J. Hope Babowice You wanted to know Karina Alexis Casillas of Waukegan wanted to know: Do we have a cure for breast cancer? If you have a question you'd like Kids Ink to answer, write Kids Ink, care of the Daily Herald, 1795 N.

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