Tag : breast cancer

When Breast Cancer Metastasizes to the Brain

Sometimes cancer doesn’t stay in its original place. Metastatic cancer means the cancer has left its primary site and spread—that could be to the liver, brain, bones, or lungs. In the case of brain-metastatic breast cancer, it is the breast…

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A Blip on the Screen of Life

“Most of the time, things seen on mammos and ultrasounds are not bad,” Laurie Gaughan said. But in her case, being an ultrasonographer at PinnacleHealth, she had more expertise than most of us when viewing her diagnostic results and, therefore,…

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Breast Cancer Risks, Symptoms, and New Revelations on Early Detection

There can be life after breast cancer. The prerequisite is early detection.” – Ann Jillian Twelve percent of women today will develop invasive breast cancer, and more than 40,000 will die from it this year alone, reports Breastcancer.org. That’s why…

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Breast Cancer Survivors

Long-time Survivor Credits ‘Attitude’ Often the woman herself discovers the cancer. That was true with Donna Davidson, who found a lump in her breast during self-examination in October 1998. While director of Heart Walk at the American Heart Association, Mitzi…

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