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A guide on how to detect #breastcancer early on

Being educated on the self-examination techniques of their own breasts could help empower women. Although self-examination cannot provide the medical accuracy of a mammogram, it does help in the early detection of major lumps and abnormalities that appear on the breasts. Thoroughly examining one’s breasts needs no medical expertise, and can be performed in the […]

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Breast cancer: ‘Cancer doesn’t mean death, we must fight against it’

“I have known that I am suffering from cancer. However, I had made a firm decision, whatever happens; I will fight this battle, and will never surrender. I knew that I would have to suffer from  hardship, pain, and agony, but I told myself, cancer cannot defeat me,” said Saluja Choudhary (name changed), while speaking […]

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Mumbai: Dabbawalas’s join campaign to spread awareness on breast cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual international health campaign observed every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The campaign also offers information and support to those affected by breast cancer. In order to create awareness among women about breast […]

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What you need to know about breast cancer among lactating mothers

In India, breast cancer is rapidly increasing and is becoming more common among younger women. The survival rate for breast cancer in Indian is as low as 60%. While a mother is breastfeeding her baby, she should also be concerned about the health of her breast. Breastfeeding women are usually aware of how their breasts […]

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Serena Williams goes topless to raise awareness on breast cancer

Serena Williams promoted Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Instagram on Saturday, releasing a rendition of ‘I Touch Myself’ by The Divinyls. Williams said she released the video in order to remind women to regularly perform self-examinations for breast cancer. And while the 23-time Grand Slam champion isn’t accustomed to showing off her singing voice, she teamed […]

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7 scientifically proven ways to lose body fat fast without any exercise and diet

Want to beat breast cancer, then burn your body fat and not just belly fat

You might be lamenting your lack of six pack, but it turns out a decrease in stomach fat likely won’t reduce your risk of breast cancer. A new study says that an overall decrease in body fat is actually key in lowering the levels of breast cancer markers. Published in Endocrine-Related Cancer, the research showed […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness: This is what men need to know

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which comes with some now-familiar trappings: pink ribbons everywhere, survivor stories, requests for donations. For the obvious reason that it is extremely rare, male breast cancer is not at the top of the discussion points. But the risk exists, and many men don’t know they can develop the disease. […]

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