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CAN KILL YOU!Know how to detect breast cancer
can help improve quality of lifeand ease body image concerns
Overweight women may needMore screenings due to larger breast cancers
to help ease your concerns about body image
can kill you. Make sure you know how to detect breast cancer.
Overweight women likely to have larger breast cancers
Women prefer to get yearly mammograms despite anxiety
"Click here to buy your tickets ONLINE. Link is in the article"
"Stats show alarming rates for the uninsured or under-insured."
"10-City Conference Tour comes to Chicago"
"Annual Block Walk & Health Fair at Carter Temple CME Church. Registration 9am, Walk 10am, Health Fair 11am - 2pm"
"benefit from screening mammograms. Get checked no matter age"
"Chemotherapy vs Standard Regimens - are there more benefits?"
"Food, fun & friendship as we celebrate "Pink 365" on Sat, October 29th at Georgios Banquets"
"The call is scary. The result may not be. Here is what you should know."
Medical Errors Are Third Cause of Deaths in United States. The rise is alarming!
"Have Advanced-Stage Disease? Your Race May Determine If You Get Certain Supportive Care"
"Black Women Less Likely to Have Genetic Testing Than White Women, BUT Not Because They See Different Doctors"
Aniela McGuinness, actress and creator of the My Breast Choice blog talks about choosing to laugh at what life gives her
"False-Positive Mammogram Results May be Linked to Higher Risk In Life. Get tested often and regularly."
"Women Without Prescription Drug Coverage Less Likely to Start Hormonal Therapy. Get covered now."
"Breast cancer conference center stage in Chicago this month"
"Food, fun & friendship as we "rock" the house October 24th at Georgios Banquets"
"Study shows that music therapy may ease anxiety in women having breast biopsies"
"Study Looks for Link Between Oncotype DX Test Use and Chemotherapy in Older Diagnosed Women"
"Register for free for this full-day conference exploring cancer treatment and survivorship with employment"
"Annual Block Walk & Health Fair at South Shore Hospital. Registration 9am, Walk 10am, Health Fair 11am - 2pm"
"Breast cancer facts and figures for 2013-2014 from the American Cancer Society"
"Purchase your tickets for the 13th Annual Fashion Show & Fundraiser"
"Advances in 3-D technology is improving rates of breast cancer screening"
"Mammography have led to fewer advanced-stage breast cancers being biagnosed, but there's a catch..."
"Treating Inflammatory Breast Cancer With Surgery, Chemotherapy, and Radiation Improves Survival"
"Moles May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Risk"
"Annual Block Walk & Health Fair at South Hospital. Registration 9am, Walk 10am, Health Fair 11am - 2pm"
"A New You - Health Eating, Living, Beauty & Skin Care tips"
"Health Care - The New Health Care Law and You"
"Nutrition - Create a Nutrition & Exercise Routine"
"Intimacy and Cancer - The Woman In The Mirror"
Chicagoland area hospitals are participating in free mammograms for the uninsured.
Will your quality of life be affected by a breast biopsy? Read to learn more.
The CDC Vital Minute Podcast - Have you been tested for colorectal cancer? Colorectal cancer screening saves lives, but only if you get tested.
Chicagoland metro-wide mamogram screening initiative Oct. 31 at Trinity United Church of Christ.
The Sisters Network "Our Journey" photo exhibit resumes at Chicago State University Library from June 1 until August 1, 2013.
I am saddened to report the death of our beloved President, Beverly Gavin who founded the Chicago Chapter.
Confused by all the fighting over the value of mammography? Read contrasting views on the issue between Dr. Marisa Weiss and Dr. H. Gilbert Welch.
The YSI Program was designed to give African American young breast cancer survivors easy-to-read, culturally appropriate information and resources. Join now.
Sign up, get informed, share with others. For the next 3 months, Sisters and CTCA present Webinar Wednesday - online topics of interest to cancer patients and survivors.
Breast cancer patients are under a lot of stress and emotion. One study has found that art therapy and meditation can help ease the stress after you have been diagnosed.
Couldn't make it to this year's fundraisher? Never fear, we have the entire fashion show online for you to watch.
"Our Journey" - a photographic exhibit featuring the history of the members of the Chicago Chapter is still on display at the Carter G. Woodson Library.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta takes a look at why so many African American women die from breast cancer.
Research suggests that exercise can help women being treated for breast cancer by easing nausea during chemotherapy, improving blood flow to the legs and easing fatigue. Learn more.
For the first time, reflexology has been studied in a rigorous, scientific way and the results are very encouraging for reducing and easing the side effects that come with chemo and hormonal therapy.
A good biopsy specimen is absolutely critical and there is no way of getting around it. Should you worry about this? The short answer is no.
Is there a link between having radiation therapy and an increase in heart related problems. Scientest say no in 2012 study.
The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) issued this CDC Vital Minute Podcast update based on their 2012 CDC Vital Signs report.