Breast cancer research showing promise

Every day, researchers, scientists and physicians around the world are learning more about breast cancer. What causes it? How does it grow? What can be done to stop it?

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Posted February 18, 2015

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Breast cancer becomes a learning experience for teacher

As a high school music teacher, Alisa Kincade appreciates her student's eagerness to learn. But when this 57-year-old teacher was diagnosed with breast cancer and became a patient, she had a lot to learn herself.

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Posted February 11, 2015

A daily dose of exercise may ease the discomfort of cancer treatment

Starting or maintaining an exercise routine after a cancer diagnosis may be the last thing on your mind, but it's an empowering way to help you feel better.

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Posted January 20, 2015

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New Year brings new arrival for breast cancer survivor and husband

Katie Burke believes everything happens for a reason.

A breast cancer diagnosis at age 23 and the six years that followed changed her life and her perspective.

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Posted January 7, 2015

New treatment takes mom of six from dark days to living life again

Brandee Perkins found hope when she least expected it.

The 40-year-old mother is fighting melanoma, and after nearly two years marred by disappointments, failed treatments and a lot of pain, she'd all but given up. Things changed dramatically about three months ago when Brandee became the first person in Oregon to be given an immunotherapy called Keytruda, immediately following FDA approval.

To fully understand the significance this treatment is having on Brandee's life, you have to know what she's been through.

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Posted December 11, 2014

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