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Quiz: Can Breast Implants Pop During A Mammogram?

The plain and simple truth about breast cancer diagnosis is that early detection saves lives. And mammograms are a powerful weapon on the front line of early detection. Unfortunately, women with breast implants may not take advantage of this lifesaving procedure simply because of the myths surrounding mammograms and implants. For instance, have you ever [...]

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Five Important Things to Know About Mammograms

It’s estimated that for every 100,000 women in Utah, 108 will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer each year. You may know that early detection can lead to successful treatment, but many women are hesitant to schedule a mammogramout of fear or concern of not knowing what to expect. In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, [...]

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St. Mark’s Hospital Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For the 21st year in a row, St. Mark’s Hospital kicked-off the beginning of October and Breast Cancer Awareness month during its annual Pink Ribbon Tying event to honor the lives saved and tragically lost to breast cancer. Staff, patients and their families were invited to write the names of loved ones affected by breast [...]

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45.5% of women with breast cancer choose mastectomy

9 Ways to Keep a Positive Body Image After Breast Cancer

Life after breast cancer is not business as usual, especially if you’ve had a mastectomy. The obvious changes after a partial or full mastectomy are the loss of one or both breasts. The less obvious changes are the emotions tied to your sense of femininity and your body image. Whether you decide on reconstructive surgery [...]

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Number one reason women delay or go without general medical care: “I don’t have time”

5 Reasons Why Breast Cancer is Different For Young Women

Being diagnosed with breast cancer at a young age can be shocking. You might be in the middle of college, just starting your career, or planning on starting a family. Then you are diagnosed with breast cancer and your plans are turned upside down. Here’s a look at how breast cancer for young women is [...]

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