I’m all for cancer awareness but why is breast cancer the only publicized cancer awareness month? Many people suffer from all types of cancer daily and I’ve had family suffer from both Leukemia and Pancreatic Cancer. It’s seems that if a celebrity is diagnosed with a cancer or has died from a cancer that’s the only way awareness will be publicized. Now that Patrick Swayze has passed I’m sure Pancreatic cancer will be well known coming this November (Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month) Does anyone agree?

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Journey to beat breast cancer gets assist
Her diagnosis was grim. The doctors said it was “triple negative breast cancer.”

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Breast cancer genetic risk factors discovered
Study finds that women who had five newly discovered genetic variants were 16% more likely to develop disease Scientists came a step closer today to identifying women more likely to develop breast cancer after the discovery of five genetic variants that increase the risk of the disease. The study conducted by the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) found that women who had the variants were 16 …

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50,000 walk for breast cancer awareness
Annual Mother’s Day event supports Network of Strength hot line Juanita Glassi and Lilia Juarez, two friends who are breast cancer survivors, have watched together with hope over the last 16 years as more women have spoken more openly about battles with the disease, creating a wider support network.

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I’m not saying breast cancer is not a horrible ailment but there are worse cancer’s and worse diseases but it seems to get more attention then others. One of the most common diseases no one does events for “asthma” for example and yes people do die from it. I’m saying we shouldn’t have events for breast cancer I’m just wondering why it gets so much attention when others do not.

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Breast cancer genetic risk factors
Five common genetic variants have been identified that increase a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer by up to 16 per cent.

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Thousands expected at MN breast cancer event
Associated Press – May 9, 2010 6:14 AM ET BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) – Thousands are expected to converge at the Mall of America on Sunday to raise money for breast cancer research and…

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Race Against Breast Cancer sets record
The record 5,225 people who walked or raced against breast cancer on Saturday exceeded the number of T-shirts on hand. “That’s a good problem,” said Jackie Haggar-Tuschen, who manages the Avera McKennan fitness center. “Everybody runs for the right reason, so they’ve all been very understanding.”

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www.nucleusinc.com This 3D patient education medical animation depicts various surgical procedures to remove breast cancer lumps and tumors. The surgeries include lumpectomy, simple mastectomy, modified radical mastectomy, and radical mastectomy surgery.

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Breast cancer genetic risk factors

Thousands expected at MN breast cancer event
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Thousands are expected to converge at the Mall of America on Sunday to raise money for breast cancer research and programs.

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Breast cancer genetic risk factors
Genetic variants have been identified that increase a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer.

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Breast cancer genetic risk factors
Five common genetic variants have been identified that increase a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer by up to 16 per cent.

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