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Did You Know?
- Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States, other than skin cancer.
- It is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, after lung cancer.
- About 182,460 women in the United States will be found to have invasive breast cancer in 2008. About 40,480 women will die from the disease this year.
- Right now there are about 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S.
Source: American Cancer Society
What is Inflammatory Breast Cancer?
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Conqueror Copes With Lymphedema
Breast cancer survivor Kristine Dice works with M. D. Anderson experts to manage lymphedema, a chronic condition that causes swelling, pain and infection. It may be brought on by diagnostic procedures, radiation or surgery.
Q&A: Upper Extremity Lymphedema and Cancer
As many as 20% of people who have been treated for breast cancer develop upper extremity lymphedema. Answering questions on the topic is Mattie McDowell, a research nurse in M. D. Anderson's Department of Breast Medical Oncology.
Doctor, Patient Explore Friendship, Spirituality
Throughout Deborah Rose Sills' cancer journey, she and her physician, Lois Ramondetta, M.D., enjoyed a loving friendship beyond any conventional doctor-patient relationship. They even co-authored a book, "The Light Within," that described their unique experience.
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Gene Mutation Increases Effectiveness
Blocking TG2 in Mice Reduces Ovarian Cancer
Tumors More Aggressive If Protein Present
Cancer Patients Have Fun With NIA
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