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M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

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A Detailed Look at Breast Cancer Did you know there are 15 types of breast cancer? Infographic that shows you what to look for and how to examine your breasts.

A Detailed Look at Breast Cancer Did you know there are 15 types of breast cancer? Infographic that shows you what to look for and how to examine your breasts.

Researchers showed that elderly female cancer survivors who achieved and maintained an ideal body weight, stayed physically active and ate a healthier diet had an almost 40 percent lower risk for death, compared with women who did not comply with these recommendations.

Researchers showed that elderly female cancer survivors who achieved and maintained an ideal body weight, stayed physically active and ate a healthier diet had an almost 40 percent lower risk for death, compared with women who did not comply with these recommendations.

Staging Colorectal Cancer If cancer is detected, it will be "staged," a process of finding out how far the cancer has spread. Tumor size may not correlate with the stage of cancer. Staging also enables your doctor to determine what type of treatment you will receive. Stage 0 -- Cancer is only in the innermost lining of the colon or rectum. Stage I -- Cancer has not spread beyond the inner wall of the colon or rectum. Stage II -- Cancer has spread into the muscle layer of the colon or rectum…

Staging Colorectal Cancer If cancer is detected, it will be "staged," a process of finding out how far the cancer has spread. Tumor size may not correlate with the stage of cancer. Staging also enables your doctor to determine what type of treatment you will receive. Stage 0 -- Cancer is only in the innermost lining of the colon or rectum. Stage I -- Cancer has not spread beyond the inner wall of the colon or rectum. Stage II -- Cancer has spread into the muscle layer of the colon or rectum…

Please share this with anyone you know undergoing chemotherapy now or in the future, it could mean the difference between life and death

Surviving Chemotherapy: A must read for chemo patients

Please share this with anyone you know undergoing chemotherapy now or in the future, it could mean the difference between life and death

When cancer strikes young women, it's more likely to be connected to a BRCA mutation," Mangino says. Two red flags for being a BRCA carrier: being of Ashkenazi (Eastern European) Jewish descent or having a family history of both breast and ovarian cancer. "If you have either of these factors, see a genetic counselor to talk about getting tested," she says.

7 Ways to Keep Your Breasts Healthy

When cancer strikes young women, it's more likely to be connected to a BRCA mutation," Mangino says. Two red flags for being a BRCA carrier: being of Ashkenazi (Eastern European) Jewish descent or having a family history of both breast and ovarian cancer. "If you have either of these factors, see a genetic counselor to talk about getting tested," she says.

somewhere near Vernon, Texas Linda Stokes photo

somewhere near Vernon, Texas Linda Stokes photo

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