breast cancer treatment
As time ticks by, my Mom has been waiting over two years to access a promising new drug. She is only sixty years old, mother to three and grandmother to six. In Canada there are significant roadblocks regarding access to treatments which means that she, like so many others, could die while waiting for access to a drug that could give her substantially more time with her family.
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The link between soy and breast cancer is becoming clearer.
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Can you spot it?
Hair loss is such a personal thing, yet it's so public when it's yours. Many women hide it because it's a visible reminder of the pain they're in. We are fighting for our lives, so why should something so superficial mean so much? Because our hair makes us feel like ourselves -- strong and pretty and whole -- and when we lose it, we feel weak and vulnerable.
Young women with breast cancer present our healthcare professionals with difficult cases. They are often diagnosed with aggressive forms of breast cancer that require tough therapies. And the powerful treatments needed to stop the cancer can cause many complex side effects for young women, including early menopause.
We learned a lot about cancer this past year, but a new study out of the U.K. has even better news: the number of deaths
Today, approximately 65 women in Canada will be told they have breast cancer. Tomorrow, 65 more will learn they have the
Women diagnosed with breast cancer in one breast sometimes opt to remove both breasts through a double mastectomy as a preventative