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Sherry Biggham – Breast cancer survivor shares her story

September 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Community, Health

It was nothing short of a nightmare what Sherry Biggham experienced right before the Christmas holidays in 2009. Feeling a sharp, “excruciating pain” in her left breast, she immediately made an appointment with her physician. “My doctor examined my breast and urged me to get it checked by another breast specialist — an oncologist,” Biggham […]

Susan G. Komen for the Cure – The State of Breast Cancer 2011

September 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Feature, Health

It does not matter if you are a woman or a man. Your ethnicity does not matter. It does not matter if you are Christian or Jewish. It does not matter where you live. Your salary does not matter. We are all susceptible to breast cancer. It knows no boundaries. What does matter is that this is your life.

Breast Cancer Tips – Dealing with hair loss

September 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Health, Highlights

For the typical woman, the daily struggle to maintain a fashionable hairstyle can be enough to drive her crazy. For a woman losing hair due to circumstances she cannot control such as illness, stress, age or medical treatments, the range of emotions can be overwhelming.

BLACK TO LIFE – Age is more than a number: Young women can get breast cancer

There are many young women who believe they are not susceptible to breast cancer. This may be true for some, but there are a number of factors that might dictate further examination and investigation.