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Breast Cancer Treatment

Komen announces grants to promote breast health

The Susan G. Komen Southern Arizona Affiliate recently announced this year’s community grants recipients. The organization is awarding a total of $204,763 204,763 to eight local organizations in its six-county service area in Southern Arizona.

April 20, 2014 2:40 pmLoading…
Photos: Angelina Jolie reveals she had a double mastectomy

Photos: Angelina Jolie reveals she had a double mastectomy

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie announced on Tuesday that she had a preventive mastectomy after learning she had a gene that significantly raised her risk of breast cancer. In double mastectomies, surgeons typically remove as much breast tissue as possible. In Jolie's case, because she…

May 14, 2013 7:31 am Photos

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Study: Radiation for breast cancer can harm hearts

Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, troubling new research suggests. The risk comes from any amount of radiation, starts five years after treatment and lasts for decades, doctors found.

March 13, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…

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