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Breast Cancer

Breast cancer survivor raises nearly $5G by running over 1K miles

When avid runner and mother-of-two Davina McNaney was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 at age 40, she was devastated. But after undergoing a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery, the 44-year-old Pinckney, Michigan, resident has taken back her health and is using passion to raise awareness of the disease she beat, People magazine reported. The...

Woman claims she lost job after breast cancer reveal

A New Jersey woman who is suing her former employer claims she was fired one day after revealing she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. NJ.com reported that Carmela Flynn, 49, filed the lawsuit against the partners at November & Nunnink in Bergen County Superior Court. The lawsuit names supervising partners Celine Y. November and...

Breast Cancer Fundraising Ideas That Really Work

Finding great breast cancer fundraising ideas is no easy task, but using this list of 10 amazing fundraiser ideas, you can get started in raising money for your favorite breast cancer charity. You may believe that large charities receive more than enough money to keep their efforts up, but this is simply not true. If you're...

5 Creative Fundraisers to Support Breast Cancer in Your Community

Now that October is here, you may be thinking “how can I do more to support breast cancer in addition to joining the Pink Connection?” (Not part of the Pink Connection yet? Click the pink link!). The best way to go that extra mile is to host a local fundraising event. All you have...

Concerned About Breast Cancer? Here’s A Super Breast Care Essential Oil Recipe

This recipe was actually developed by a naturopathic doctor managing her own breast cancer. Here, we’ll present the evidence of the anti-cancer properties of some of the blend’s components, and leave you to decide on the possible efficacy of the formula for the potential prevention of breast cancer. The key essential oils in the blend are...

Effects of Breast Cancer Radiation on the Body

Effects of Breast Cancer Radiation on the Body Radiation therapy uses high-powered X-rays to kill cancer cells. It’s a type of targeted therapy often used in breast cancer treatment. The radiation may be aimed at the tumor site, the lymph nodes, or the chest wall. It attempts to stop cancer from spreading, or decrease the...

Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (IDC) – The Most Common Breast Cancer: Term Life

What kind of breast cancer is invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) and how is it treated? Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (IDC) Basics IDC is a very common type of breast cancer. It starts developing in the milk ducts of your breast, but breaks out of the duct tubes, and invades, or infiltrates, surrounding tissues. Unlike ductal carcinoma in...