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What Now? 4 Takeaways From the Newest Mammogram Study

The mantra of “the more screening, the better” for reducing deaths from breast cancer took another hit with the latest study on mammography from Canada. Involving 90,000 women who were followed for 25 years, the results showed that deaths from breast cancer were about the same among women who received yearly screenings for five years and among those who did not. 414 more words

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Obamacare Will Cover Breast Cancer Prevention Drugs

Costs of breast cancer drugs such as tamoxifen and raloxifene will soon by covered by insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the administration announced on Thursday. 385 more words

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Drug Cuts Breast Cancer in High Risk Women By 50%

Women with a high risk for breast cancer can cut their chances of developing the disease by 53% with the drug anastrozole after five years during a study. 359 more words

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Why Mammogram Guidelines Would Have Missed Amy Robach's Cancer

Good Morning America host Amy Robach revealed on her show that a recent on-air mammogram had found she has breast cancer, but the diagnosis wouldn’t have been made if she followed certain federal guidelines for screening. 936 more words

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GMA's Amy Robach Reveals On-Air Test Led to Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Good Morning America correspondent Amy Robach revealed to viewers Monday that she was diagnosed with breast cancer after receiving an on-air mammogram promoting the show’s “GMA Goes Pink” campaign. 101 more words

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Before Angelina: Portraits of Breast Cancer Previvors and Survivors

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, TIME photographed 15 women who chose to have preventative double mastectomies after learning they carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations, years before… 89 more words

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