Tag Archives: Breast cancer insurance

Breast cancer awareness month might tell you some things you didn’t know

  The more you can learn about the disease, the better your chances of survival if you have it. Breast cancer isn’t an easy topic to discuss or even think about, but by learning about the disease and finding out how you can detect it as early as possible, you will make an important difference […]

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Even insured customers are finding the price of cancer treatment too high

Though it is always good news when more advancements are made in cancer treatments, it doesn’t come without a higher price tag for patients. In fact, as the chances of cancer survival continue to improve, so do the bills that come with those treatments. Surgical techniques, drugs, and other innovations that can help cancer patients […]

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The difference everyday people are making in the fight to beat cancer

Cancer is a disease that affects us all in one way or another. Today, more than ever before, everyday people are taking it upon themselves to do what they can to spread awareness, support patients and those who provide their care, fund research to find better treatments or a cure, and further other important initiatives […]

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Women will usually stop having mammograms when they finish using hormone replacement therapy

A recent study has shown that when women younger than 64 years stop using hormone replacement therapy (HRT) because of its possible connection with an increased risk of breast cancer, they will also often stop scheduling mammograms with their doctors. According to Nancy Breen from the National Cancer Institute in Rockville, Maryland, the study examined […]

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Men can develop breast cancer, too!

Though the primary focus for breast cancer prevention is directed toward women, men can also develop this disease. Many people don’t even realize that both men and women have breast tissue, and that cancer can grow within it. A breast is constructed primarily of milk producing glands in women, called lobules, ducts, which allow the […]

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