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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  • Corner Brook woman a breast cancer survivor of 58 years
    Now 90, Butler is likely one of the oldest breast cancer survivors in this province ... and she said to try not to worry about it. “It can be cured. I had it and got over it and there’s always somethi...
    08/10/2018 - 1:35 pm | View Link
  • Many breast cancer survivors do not receive recommended mammograms
    A considerable number of insured breast cancer survivors do not undergo recommended annual mammograms ... reducing the chance that a local recurrence or new cancer can be cured. A: There is an opportu...
    08/10/2018 - 2:48 am | View Link
  • Comedian Tig Notaro Worries That IVF After Breast Cancer Was a Risky Choice
    Doctors generally recommend that breast cancer survivors wait at least two years after all of ... Technically, it takes five years for someone to be considered cured from cancer, per the National Canc...
    08/3/2018 - 1:10 pm | View Link
  • 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 th...
    03/21/2018 - 8:59 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 b...
    10/30/2017 - 12:35 pm | View Link
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  • The Best Breast Cancer Screening Tests | Christiane ...
    Protect yourself from cancer or unnecessary mastectomies with the best breast cancer screening tests: learn the difference between thermograms vs. mammograms.
    08/14/2018 - 10:38 pm | View Website
  • Cancer survivor
    A cancer survivor is a person with cancer of any type who is still living. Whether a person becomes a survivor at the time of diagnosis or after completing treatment, whether people who are actively dying are considered survivors, and whether healthy friends and family members of the cancer patient are also considered survivors, varies from ...
    08/13/2018 - 1:20 pm | View Website
  • Breast cancer
    Breast cancer is cancer that develops from breast tissue. Signs of breast cancer may include a lump in the breast, a change in breast shape, dimpling of the skin, fluid coming from the nipple, a newly inverted nipple, or a red or scaly patch of skin.
    08/13/2018 - 9:10 am | View Website
  • Issels Treatment testimonials from cancer survivors and ...
    Watch video testimonials from cancer survivors who have used the Issels Treatment to move their cancer into remission. The stories are powerful testimonies to the care and advanced treatment protocols for cancer therapy.
    08/13/2018 - 2:58 am | View Website
  • Breast Cancer
    Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in American women, according to the American Cancer Society. This year, 266,120 women and 2,550 men will learn they have breast cancer.
    08/13/2018 - 2:51 am | View Website
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