Tag Archive: breast cancer

Younger women and breast cancer

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I really admire the Young Survival Coalition and the work they do. Although they are based in the USA, I made full use of their online resources when I was looking for answers… Continue reading

Young women with cancer being rushed into treatment decisions

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At a meeting last year of a working group of young survivors of breast cancer who came from all over Europe, I was struck by the similarities of our experiences. It seems that the… Continue reading

Breast cancer risk assessment and prevention must start earlier

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A recent study of risk factors for breast cancer in young women suggests risk assessment and prevention, using techniques that avoid radiation, such as MRI, should start much earlier in life. The study… Continue reading