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Why Treating Breast Cancer With Less May Be More

Why Treating Breast Cancer With Less May Be More

Reducing the time women with breast cancer have radiation therapy is not only effective but also reduces costs, a study shows.

Women with breast cancer have long faced complicated choices about the best course of treatment.

One particular concern has been the daily radiation therapy many women with breast cancer receive for six weeks after surgery. This form of therapy, also known as conventionally fractionated external beam radiation, has generally been recommended for most women undergoing breast conservation therapy. The goal has been to rid the body of any remaining cancerous cells that the surgeon’s tools could not remove.

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Tai Chi Workshop

Tai Chi Workshop

September 16th:  In the Pink invites you to attend a Tai Chi workshop at 9am at our beach location.  The Tai Chi instructor is Sheri Nicholson.  First come, first serve with limited space available, so rsvp soon! RSVP to jeri@jaxinthepink.net or call 904-372-0029.  Light refreshments will be provided.  A $10 donation is appreciated for attendance. Continue Reading

Important News for Ovarian Cancer Patients!

HEALTH ALERT: Talcum Powder Use Linked to Ovarian Cancer The potential link between talcum powder-based products and cancer has been the subject of more than 20 studies over the last several decades. Dr. Daniel Cramer, a Harvard researcher and professor, testified that talcum powder is likely responsible for 10,000 cases of ovarian cancer each year. If… Continue Reading

Talcum Powder Use Linked to Ovarian Cancer

The potential link between talcum powder-based products and cancer has been the subject of more than 20 studies over the last several decades. Dr. Daniel Cramer, a Harvard researcher, and professor, testified that talcum powder is likely responsible for 10,000 cases of ovarian cancer each year. If you were diagnosed with ovarian cancer and have… Continue Reading

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