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When Your Life’s Plan Pivots: My Diagnosis With Brain Cancer Feature
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When Your Life’s Plan Pivots: My Diagnosis With Brain Cancer

Read one woman's story of an unexpected diagnosis with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).

Do You Know if Your Health Is at Risk?
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Do You Know if Your Health Is at Risk?

If you are a woman 50 years and older, we want to know more about the things you're doing to take care of your health. 


Are Some Heartburn Meds Tied to Stomach Cancer?
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Are Some Heartburn Meds Tied to Stomach Cancer?

Popping certain heartburn drugs like they're candy might up your odds for stomach cancer.

Signs of Colon Cancer in Women
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Signs of Colon Cancer in Women

Colonoscopies and other screening methods can help prevent colon cancer or detect it in the early stages, so it's important to get screened.

Female and Single: A Double Whammy for Cancer Care
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Female and Single: A Double Whammy for Cancer Care

Single cancer patients don't get the same care as married patients — and it's even worse for single women.

Hair Dye and Cancer: Is There a Connection?
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Hair Dye and Cancer: Is There a Connection?

Researchers conducted a large new study of women who used permanent hair dye or straighteners, or applied straighteners. Learn what they discovered.

Nasal Swab Could Help Gauge Smokers' Odds for Lung Cancer
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Nasal Swab Could Help Gauge Smokers' Odds for Lung Cancer

Could this help separate high-risk patients from low-risk patients? Learn more about the research.

Another Study on Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer
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Another Study on Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer

A new study reopens the debate over whether hormone therapy used to treat the symptoms of menopause raises women's risk of breast cancer.


I've Beaten Cancer, But I'm Still Fighting
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I've Beaten Cancer, But I'm Still Fighting

Heather's battle with cervical cancer led her to testify in front of the FDA for HPV testing. Read her story.

Cancer Risk May Rise After Heart Attack
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Cancer Risk May Rise After Heart Attack

Here's some worrisome news for folks who manage to survive a heart attack: New research suggests they might be far more vulnerable to developing cancer down the road.

There Is No Test for Ovarian Cancer
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There Is No Test for Ovarian Cancer

Despite clean pap smears, Annie developed ovarian cancer. Read about her journey and what she hopes every woman will learn from her story.

I’m Not Ashamed Anymore to Talk About My Vaginal Cancer
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I’m Not Ashamed Anymore to Talk About My Vaginal Cancer

Sarah is determined to make my experience count for something bigger than herself. Read her story of hope.

Shedding Pounds May Shrink Breast Cancer Risk
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Shedding Pounds May Shrink Breast Cancer Risk

Losing weight might be a powerful weapon against breast cancer, a new study suggests.

Could a Blood Test for Breast Cancer Become a Reality?
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Could a Blood Test for Breast Cancer Become a Reality?

There's early promise in the quest for a blood test that might spot breast cancer up to five years before clinical signs of the disease appear.

Despite Rise in New Cases, Breast Cancer Deaths Continue to Fall
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Despite Rise in New Cases, Breast Cancer Deaths Continue to Fall

Deaths from breast cancer are still declining in the United States, even as more women are being diagnosed with the disease. Read about this and other health headlines from the week.

I Was Told My Irregular Vaginal Bleeding Was Normal, But I Actually Had Cervical Cancer
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I Was Told My Irregular Vaginal Bleeding Was Normal, But I Actually Had Cervical Cancer

Mary wants you to read her story and remember to listen to your body and make sure you're being listened to when concerns arise.

Why Your Breast Cancer Might Be Missed
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Why Your Breast Cancer Might Be Missed

For most women, mammograms are the appropriate screening method, but for women with dense breasts, other types of screening may find breast cancer sooner.