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A closeup of a medical technicial at a monitor watching results of a far away woman getting a mammogram. (Photo: UIG via Getty Images)

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Myths and Facts About Breast Cancer October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The National Cancer Institute estimates 266,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018 — that’s one in eight women. More than 40,000 will die from the disease this year. The earlier breast
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Women with social support fare better when being treated for breast cancer. (Photo: Getty Images)

Social Support

Social Support Aids Breast Cancer Recovery New research suggests that women with stronger social connections while being treated for breast cancer may fare better than those who don’t have that kind of support. Nichole Cook, a breast imaging nurse coordinator at Penn State Breast
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