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Local high school teacher learns breast cancer can strike at any age

Published On: | Eric Brown

School was out for the year and the July 4 holiday was approaching – two perfect reasons to celebrate. However, for Carman-Ainsworth High School health teacher Abbey Cowen, summer plans were about to change. In June 2007, Abbey went to see her primary care physician – Renee Krusniak, DO, for her usual annual physical. That […]

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I’m under 40. Should I worry about getting breast cancer?

Published On: | Eric Brown

Younger women usually don’t think about getting breast cancer because their risk is much lower than older women. However, about 11 percent of all new breast cancer cases in the US are detected in women under the age of 45. More importantly, when breast cancer is diagnosed at a young age (under the age of […]

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Gene variant connected to male breast cancer

Published On: | Kylie Chin

It may go without saying that breast cancer is commonly thought of as a woman’s disease, however, male breast cancer does occasionally occur – 1 out of every 100 breast cancer diagnosis are men. Recently, the largest study of male breast cancer was conducted from the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Research Centre at The Institute of […]

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