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Stars Send Messages of Support to Rita Wilson After She Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rita Wilson revealed Tuesday that she was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and has already undergone a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery. In a statement to E! News, Wilson…

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Why men should check themselves for breast cancer

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

More needs to be done to help men feel comfortable asking for help, one who has had a double mastectomy tells Cherrill Hicks

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Cancer test 'Jolie effect' found

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Referrals to breast cancer clinics more than doubled in the UK after Angelina Jolie revealed last year she had had a double mastectomy, say scientists.

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Cancer test 'Jolie effect' found

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Referrals to breast cancer clinics more than doubled in the UK after Angelina Jolie revealed last year she had had a double mastectomy, say scientists.

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Double Mastectomy Treatment 'Does Not Increase' Breast Cancer Survival Rates, Study Shows

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you're considering a double mastectomy as a preventative measure, or form of treatment, against breast cancer then you'll want to take note of new research which might just make you think differently about the procedure. Following an increase in the number of breast cancer patients opting for double mastectomies, a new study has found that removing breasts entirely could actually make no …

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Opting for double mastectomy may up survival rate in BRCA breast cancer: study

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

TORONTO – Women with BRCA-related breast cancer who have a double mastectomy are half as likely to die of the disease within 20 years compared to those who opt for removal of only the cancerous breast, a Canadian-led study has found. The findings, published in this week's issue of the British Medical Journal, suggest a double mastectomy may be an effective first-line treatment for women with …

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Amy Robach Returns to 'GMA,' Plans to Keep Working During Chemo (Video)

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The ABC News correspondent who underwent a double mastectomy after an on-air mammogram revealed she had breast cancer discussed her condition on the air. read more

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Amy Robach Returns to 'GMA,' Plans to Keep Working During Chemo (Video)

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The ABC News correspondent who underwent a double mastectomy after an on-air mammogram revealed she had breast cancer discussed her condition on the air. read more

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Amy Robach Returns to 'GMA,' Plans to Keep Working During Chemo (Video)

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The ABC News correspondent who underwent a double mastectomy after an on-air mammogram revealed she had breast cancer discussed her condition on the air. read more

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Angelina Jolie to support cancer charity

| November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Angelina Jolie's family are setting up a charity to promote cancer education.The 'Maleficent' actress – who underwent a double mastectomy earlier…

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