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September 24, 2014

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8:04 AM | What role does the psychologist to breast cancer?
One of the greatest tragedies that can happen by a woman is suffering from breast cancer.

September 15, 2014

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11:49 AM | Should we test all women for breast cancer-causing mutations?
In this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association, famed geneticist Mary-Claire King argues that all women over age 30 should be tested for cancer-causing mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. King, who made the original discovery of the link between BRCA1 and breast cancer, is one of the world’s leading experts on how mutations in these genes cause cancer.But her proposed new universal testing policy, which fellow Forbes contributor David Shaywitz calls […]

September 10, 2014

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1:15 PM | The unsinkable rubber duck of a myth that bras cause breast cancer
Besides being a researcher and prolific blogger, I still maintain a practice in breast cancer surgery. It’s one of the more satisfying specialties in oncology because, in the vast majority of cases I treat, I can actually remove the cancer and “cure” the patient. (I use the quotes because we generally don’t like to use…

September 08, 2014

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7:00 AM | One more time: No, wearing a bra does not cause breast cancer
Besides being a researcher and prolific blogger, I still maintain a practice in breast cancer surgery. It’s one of the more satisfying specialties in oncology because, in the vast majority of cases I treat, I can actually remove the cancer “cure” the patient. (I use the quotes because we generally don’t like to use that […]

September 07, 2014

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10:00 AM | DNews: New Light Shed on Efficacy of Double Mastectomies
A new study has some surprising findings about the efficacy of a double mastectomy compared to other forms of breast cancer treatment. Tara breaks down the study's results.
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