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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month -  6 Ways to Show Your Support!


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VIDEO - Joan Lunden Opens Up About Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis


Veteran anchor Joan Lunden sat down with NBC's Hoda Kotb to talk about her battle with breast cancer and the moment she was diagnosed. 




How Celebrities Helped Me Get Through Breast Cancer

If you're diagnosed with cancer and you live, you're graced with a label that's meant as an honor: "Survivor." And yes, surviving cancer is a powerful experience that can enrich and embolden the rest of one's days. But what of people whose lives are taken by the disease? Anyone who has lost a loved one to cancer knows well that people who die of cancer commonly display extraordinary determination, clarity, and grace. We don't have a fitting term for those people - "victims" is not exactly empowering - and yet, as Breast Cancer Awareness month begins, their experience is just as worthy of being honored. 




New estrogen-related breast cancer mechanism detected

A previously unknown breast cancer-enabling mechanism has been discovered by researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  




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