For Breast Cancer Survivors, 'cured' Is Complicated

The national conversation in October is about raising money and awareness for a cure. But the cure means different things in different cases.       

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  • Model created to help life insurers calculate breast cancer survivors' risk of death
    "We were interested in the excess risk of death for breast cancer survivors, so the risk of death in the patient ... But it could provide clinicians with a basis on which to deem a patient cured of the disease, and insurance companies have a more reliable ...
    03/22/2018 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • Hormonal therapy for breast cancer can also increase risk of developing chronic conditions
    “The good news is that most women diagnosed with breast cancer in Australia can be cured and we now have a way of using routine data to monitor the risk of chronic disease after cancer.”
    01/15/2018 - 11:30 pm | View Link
  • Breast cancer tea honors survivors
    WICHITA FALLS - Even though Breast Cancer Awareness Month is wrapping up, one group wants you to know how important checkups are throughout the year. The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority recently hosted a breast cancer tea to honor breast cancer survivors and ...
    10/30/2017 - 7:21 pm | View Link
  • Tega Cay resident celebrates win in breast cancer fight; local resources available
    However, cancer doesn’t discriminate. In June 2013, Boyle, now 47, was diagnosed with breast cancer during a routine mammogram ... With DCIS, nearly all women can be cured, according to the American Cancer Society. Doctors caught Boyle’s cancer ...
    10/27/2017 - 11:42 am | View Link
  • “Lobos Love Pink” Game Honors Breast Cancer Fighters and Survivors
    A ceremony during a game break will honor those who continue to fight breast cancer, celebrate survivors, and remember those who have ... “most patients are cured of their disease. The key is to find the disease early when it is still curable.”
    10/20/2017 - 1:00 am | View Link
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  • Breast Cancer Survivors
    Breast Cancer Survivors . Breast cancer survivors and others can click here to register for the Race. Survivors who register, and wish to be recognized as a survivor, will receive a pink Survivor t-shirt.
    05/21/2018 - 2:36 am | View Website
  • How Long Until Considered Cancer-Free?
    breast cancer FAQ questions and ... How long must a woman survive after breast cancer to be considered cancer-free or cured? ... How Long Until Considered Cancer-Free?
    05/20/2018 - 9:21 pm | View Website
  • CANCER IS CURED ??????????? | Cancer Survivors Network
    I had stage 2 breast cancer in 2000, completed all the treatment, then in August was diagnosed with a "new" cancer on the same side as the original tumor.
    05/16/2018 - 8:28 pm | View Website
  • Hundreds Of Breast Cancer Survivors Participate In 28th ...
    Complete Race For The Cure Coverage. Hundreds of survivors walked down the steps in a powerful moment on Sunday ... a two-time breast cancer survivor, ...
    05/15/2018 - 2:57 am | View Website
  • Area cancer survivors raise their voices to help Race for ...
    Two area mothers who are breast cancer survivors are among women who are working to encourage and educate other women all over this area to be aware of this disease and to support the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure organization.
    05/11/2018 - 7:20 am | View Website
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