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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.

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.

Newer Drug Extends Lives of Young Breast Cancer Patients
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Newer Drug Extends Lives of Young Breast Cancer Patients

Adding a newer drug to standard hormone therapy lengthens the lives of younger women with advanced breast cancer, a new trial has found.

Are Breast Implants Safe?
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Are Breast Implants Safe?

The FDA reports an increase in the number of cancer cases linked to breast implants, but some experts still say the implants are generally safe, despite the rise in breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma.


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.


New DNA Blood Test May Help Guide Breast Cancer Treatment
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New DNA Blood Test May Help Guide Breast Cancer Treatment

Could the DNA from a patient's breast tumor help doctors spot whether stray cancer cells are still in her blood?

It's Bladder Cancer Awareness Month: My Story, Chapter Two
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It's Bladder Cancer Awareness Month: My Story, Chapter Two

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, and blogger Judy Freedman shares her story of bladder cancer recurrence and treatment.

Adding Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer May Aid Early Detection
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Adding Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer May Aid Early Detection

Because it often doesn't cause obvious early symptoms, pancreatic cancer is difficult to diagnose, but this could help.

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.

Sugary Sodas and Juices Tied to Higher Cancer Risk
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Sugary Sodas and Juices Tied to Higher Cancer Risk

When you consider the amount of sugar in coke, is this really that much of a surprise?

Medical Marijuana Use Rising Among Cancer Patients
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Medical Marijuana Use Rising Among Cancer Patients

Americans with cancer are more likely to use marijuana and prescription opioids than those without cancer, and the use of medical marijuana by this group is on the rise.

Acupressure Is Good Medicine for Breast Cancer Survivors
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Acupressure Is Good Medicine for Breast Cancer Survivors

Breast cancer survivors struggling with common, lasting symptoms stemming from their treatments may find relief in self-applied acupressure.

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.