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Algeria breast cancer survivors shunned as ‘half-women’

ALGIERS: As if losing a breast to cancer was not traumatic enough, Algerian mother-of-three Linda was then spurned by her husband for being “mutilated” and a “half-woman.”“Cancer? It’s nothing compared with being rejected after 18 years of marriage,” the 50-year-old ...

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Birth Control Pills Still Linked to Breast Cancer, Study Finds

Women who rely on birth control pills or contraceptive devices that release hormones face a small but significant increase in the risk for breast cancer, according to a large study published on Wednesday. The study, which followed 1.8 million Danish ...

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'Breakthrough' breast cancer drugs get NHS approval

Two new “breakthrough” drugs to treat breast cancer have been given the green light for use on the NHS. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) approved palbociclib and ribociclib after negotiating prices for the treatments. Research shows ...

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Book Review: An A-Z of dealing with breast cancer

Veteran broadcast journalist Madhulika Sikka was preparing for an interview with Barack Obama with her team at NPR News when she was told she had breast cancer. She was immediately inundated with literature about mastectomies, chemotherapy, nutrition and drugs.However, “none ...

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Arab stars who fought Breast cancer and won

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month Sayidaty magazine is telling the stories of Arab stars who have fought breast cancer and won, as well as those who are still undergoing treatment for the disease. Who are they?The artist Nora ...

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus announces she has breast cancer

LOS ANGELES: Award-winning “Veep” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus revealed Thursday that she has breast cancer.The 56-year-old American actress disclosed the diagnosis to her 750,000 Twitter followers, posting a picture of a printed note that read: “One in eight women get breast ...

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