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15 Cancer Symptoms Women Ignore

Women tend to be more vigilant than men about getting recommended health checkups and cancer screenings, according to studies and experts. They’re generally more willing, as well, to get potentially worrisome symptoms checked out, says Mary Daly, MD, oncologist and head of the department of clinical genetics at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. But not always.… Continue reading 15 Cancer Symptoms Women Ignore

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Me and the Girls

“You have breast cancer.” This year, nearly 250,000 women in the U.S. will hear those words Last year, Zunilda Guzman was one of them. “I was devastated,” says Guzman, 39. “I wanted the world to end.” But Guzman, mother to a 9-year-old daughter, knew she couldn’t let that happen. And neither did any of the… Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Me and the Girls