Breast Cancer

It is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What You Should Know About Metastatic Breast Cancer

The National Breast Cancer Foundation explains that metastatic breast cancer is breast cancer that has been spread to other parts of the body, typically, the lungs, liver, bones, or the brain. It is also classified as Stage IV breast cancer. According to the American Society of Oncology (ASCO), last year, an estimated 271,270 (268,600 women …

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With Historic Strides in the Fight Against Breast Cancer, Black Women are Still Steps Behind

The American Cancer Society reported that 322,600 lives have been saved in the 26 years between 1989 and 2015. This was a 39 percent drop in breast cancer deaths that was attributed to early detection and advances in medical treatments. The report also showed that during that time, there was a decrease in cancer deaths …

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With Historic Strides in the Fight Against Breast Cancer, Black Women are Still Steps Behind

The American Cancer Society reported that 322,600 lives have been saved in the 26 years between 1989 and 2015. This was a 39 percent drop in breast cancer deaths that was attributed to early detection and advances in medical treatments. The report also showed that during that time, there was a decrease in cancer deaths …

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