Articles About "Breast Cancer"
What is menopause? Menopause, a normal and natural event, is the end of menstruation. It is usually confirmed when you have not had a period for 12 months in a row (with other causes for this change ruled out). Menopause starts when your body's level of the hormone estrogen falls permanently to...
CDC Launches New Comprehensive Information Resource about Exposure to Diethylstilbestrol (DES)
CDC Press Release The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced the launch of the DES Update Web site, a resource that individuals who were pregnant or born during 1938-1971 can access to learn more about Diethylstilbestrol (DES) exposure and learn how exposure could affect... Alcohol and Women
Much of our knowledge of alcoholism has been gathered from studies conducted with a predominance of male subjects. Recent studies involving more female subjects reveal that drinking differs between men and women. Studies in the general population indicate that fewer women than men drink. It is... 3 Siblings At Home With Bachelor
This is the image that changed Paul Lochray's life: three Russian children standing stiffly by a large stuffed elephant. They look like Russian children, or the way an American might imagine them-the girls in thick tights and Junky shoes. Their hair is cropped close to prevent lice, and their...
"Breast Cancer" in the News
Economic factors may affect getting guideline-recommended breast cancer treatment
( American Association for Cancer Research ) Women with interruptions in health insurance coverage or with low income levels had a significantly increased likelihood of failing to receive breast cancer care that is in concordance with recommended treatment guidelines, according to results presented... Mammogram still saves lives
For the average adult woman, the concern about breast cancer is not unfounded, what with the fact that it is the top cancer in women, both in the developed and developing world. The World Health Organisation notes that incidence of breast cancer is increasing in the developing world due to... Biomarker linked to aggressive breast cancers, poor outcomes in African-Americans
( American Association for Cancer Research ) Among African-American women with breast cancer, increased levels of the protein HSET were associated with worse breast cancer outcomes, according to results presented here at the Sixth AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in... The Faulty Science of the Abortion-Breast Cancer Link
In five U.S. states, physicians are required by law to tell women seeking an abortion about a possible link between induced abortion and increased rates of breast cancer. The paper, published recently in the Cancer Causes Control journal, looked at the results of 36 studies in China on what...
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"Breast Cancer" in the Adoption Blogs
Mothers and Daughters
September 22, 2011, 5:17 am
Sometimes I wonder if I am screwing up my kids or if they are screwing up me. A part of me has always thought that somehow my mother’s issues became my issues, and as hard as I try not to be like my mother…I’ve become my mother. Frankly, I think mothers are the reason therapists have... Thankful They Are Adopted
June 14, 2011, 9:42 am
I was diagnosed with skin cancer six weeks ago, and today I am having the cancer surgically removed. At times, I've given little thought to the mutated cells I have been carrying around, but other days, their existence has weighed heavily on me.
This isn't my first bout with cancer. I was... Someone Always Has a Horror Story
March 4, 2011, 6:44 am
Have you ever noticed that there are certain events in your life that will elicit comment and advice from anyone? When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, there was no one around my age to offer advice on what I would experience, but there were plenty of people to tell me about their horrible...
"Breast Cancer" in the Adoption Forums
Guess who's back for respite (Maybe longer?)??
October 1, 2013, 3:59 pm
Remember Queenie? The sweet, super awesome 18 year old girl we did respite for?
So she added me as a friend on facebook when she was here last and today she sends me a panicked message asking if she can come back today for respite.
Now remember, she has a mom- she's been with her foster mom...
Stories About "Breast Cancer"
Found My Siblings
I always knew that I was adopted when I was growing up. My parents were older and they used to tell me that they got to choose me, but had to "take" my brother who was born 2 years after... Abandoned Love
I've always known I was adopted, and it was a private adoption. My adoptive mother gave me a letter when I was 4 years old saying that her and her husband were considered too old in 1966 to adopt... The Search of My Biological Father
I was born June 17, 1968 in Elmhurst, Illinois. I am 6'1" and weigh 220 lbs., have dark brown hair and eyes. I have found my birth mother, Shirlene Crossman (married Shirlene Smetak), but I am...
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