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California’s Gaslamp Popcorn Supports Breast Cancer Research Through 100,000 Bag Donation to Area Susan G. Komen® Chapters

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California-Made Gaslamp Popcorn Announces Support of Breast Cancer Research Via Komen Events Gaslamp Popcorn, a leader in small batch, handcrafted gourmet popcorn, has announced its partnership with Susan G. Komen®. This year, throughout California, areas of Nevada and Texas, consumers, too, can demonstrate their support by attending Susan G. Komen-hosted events, where Gaslamp Popcorn will be sampling its clean label …

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Breast cancer patients benefit from new pain control regimen that shortens hospital stay after reconstruction

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From: PR Newswire Regimen avoids opioids and reduces risk of addiction A researcher at Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research identified a novel approach to help patients recover faster from microsurgical breast reconstruction while avoiding the need for narcotic medications after surgery. Since this discovery, which was recently published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the team is encouraging other …

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Many Breast Cancer Patients Receive More Radiation Therapy Than Needed

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By: Liz Szabo From: npr.org When Annie Dennison was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, she readily followed advice from her medical team, agreeing to harsh treatments in the hope of curing her disease. “You’re terrified out of your mind” after a diagnosis of cancer, said Dennison, 55, a retired psychologist from Orange County, Calif. In addition to lumpectomy surgery, …

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Keep your boobies! in check with the new Keep A Breast Check Yourself! app

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The Keep A Breast Foundation launches new Check Yourself! app in six languages to promote early detection of breast cancer globally! Keep A Breast (www.keep-a-breast.org‎) has launched their globally inclusive Check Yourself! app to continually and uniquely support young people in taking charge of their own health. The app is available in six languages, has a beautiful design and user …

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Breast Cancer Vaccine Trial May Blaze Trail to Stopping Cancer

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From: healthline.com A trial is underway for a breast cancer vaccine. Scientists are hoping this latest immunotherapy will help keep patients from developing cancer again. Researchers are hoping that they’ll soon break ground in a new medical frontier. Vaccines that can stop cancer. Currently, the only vaccine designed to prevent cancer is the HPV vaccine. However, that shot protects against …

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Celebrating National Mammography Day with Knowledge and Empowerment

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The year 1977 saw a great many milestones – flare jeans were made famous by John Travolta’s role in “Saturday Night Fever”; the first “Star Wars” movie premiered; Apple II Computer debuted; Jimmy Carter was the 39th U.S. President; Orlando Bloom, Gavin DeGraw and Liv Tyler were born; and “Laverne & Shirley” was nearly tied with “Happy Days” as the …

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ONCOVIA: Dedicated to the Beauty and Well-being of Cancer Patients

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While cancer research progresses, Oncovia reiterates their engagement in the fight against cancer through supportive care. Their mission is to facilitate the daily life of cancer patients and help ease the side effects of their treatments. This small, dynamic French company aims to help people restore self-confidence and femininity through beauty and well-being. Having already established partnerships with different Oncology …