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bcaction-team-2016We Call B.S. When We See It

Breast Cancer Action has never been your typical breast cancer organization. That’s why we all chose to work here. Read more
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Beverly sidebarSpeaking Truth to Power

We need independent voices like Breast Cancer Action. Read more
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shobita-sidebarMore Than Ever, We Need Independent Watchdogs

I love Breast Cancer Action because this organization is fearless. Read more
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SABCSLogo09SABCS 2016: Heart Disease After Breast Cancer Treatment

While cardiac disease is a public health issue in its own right, it is also linked to breast cancer because of the cardiotoxicity of common breast cancer treatments. Read more
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SABCSLogo09SABCS 2016: Paging Dr. Watson

The truth is, researchers are better at generating data than turning it into meaningful results. Read more
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SABCSLogo09SABCS 2016: Hormone Therapy Meets Paternalism

This is the first study to confirm that patients discontinue hormonal treatment because of side effects, which we have known from patients themselves for years. Read more
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SABCSLogo09SABCS 2016: Cooling Caps for Chemo: Keep Your Hair at What Cost?

There was no discussion about whether this device, which offers competition to the product already on the market, will help bring the price down and make it accessible to more patients. Read more
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SABCSLogo09SABCS 2016: Radiation and Reconstruction  

Many women going through breast cancer treatment want to avoid radiation therapy because of a range of harms. Read more
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SABCSLogo09SABCS 2016: Health Inequities Won’t End if We Only Study White People

I was pleased to see that one of the top tweets in the first hours of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium focused on health inequities. Read more
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SABCSLogo09SABCS 2016: Progress (and Lack Thereof) In Treating Hormone Positive Breast Cancer  

Hormone receptor positive breast cancer is the most common subtype of breast cancer and was the theme of Wednesday morning here at SABCS. Read more
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