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The “If” word and planting seeds of hope by Tami B. Waiting for my seeds to sprout! It’s the dead of winter and I’m... Read on »
Cancer’s Isolation by Jan Hasak Loneliness is a side effect of cancer that often gets overlooked. It plagues not only senior... Read on »
About this stress thing … by Tami B. Oh yeah, there’s my cat. He’s a great stress reducer, too. Last... Read on »


Anatomy of the breast A woman's breasts are made up of fat, connective tissue, and thousands of tiny glands (known as lobules) which produce milk. If a woman has a baby,... » Read on
The main symptom of breast cancer is usually a lump, or thickened area of tissue, in your breast. The majority of breast lumps are found by the women who have them, and it is very... » Read on
Cancer is caused by the cells in a certain area of your body dividing and multiplying too rapidly. It is not fully understood why breast cancer occurs, but research into the causes of... » Read on
See your doctor if you notice a lump in your breast, or any change in the appearance, feel, or shape of your breasts. Your doctor will examine your breasts, and if they think that you may... » Read on
Treatment for breast cancer is usually carried out using a combination of surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and, in some cases, hormone, or biological therapies. The amount and type of... » Read on

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