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Treatments other than surgery may influence risk for breast cancer–related lymphedema

Treatments other than surgery may influence risk for breast cancer–related lymphedema

Rates of lymphedema in patients with breast cancer were higher among those who received chemotherapy, radiation and axillary dissection, according to study data presented at the American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting.

Thus, the risk for lymphedema appears multifactorial and not impacted by the use of axillary surgery alone, according to the researchers.

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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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