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Rihanna is raising money for breast cancer with a limited edition of her Savage X Fenty collection. The 31-year-old pop star has decided to release a Savage X Thrivers Xtra VIP Box for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the month of October, in the hope of raising money for the Clara Lionel Fund — which she…

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Each year during the month of October we turn our focus to bringing awareness to breast cancer in women, but now with the news of Mathew Knowles‘ diagnosis, we are alarmed by the cases of breast cancer in Black men. Breast cancer is a disease that primarily affects women and occurs when cells in the…

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Beyoncé’s father has breast cancer. The “Halo” hitmaker’s dad Mathew Knowles has revealed he is battling the disease on the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness month, which runs throughout October, as part of his interview with Michael Strahan on “Good Morning America.” Speaking in the sit-down chat, which will air on Wednesday, Oct. 2,…

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Dr. Lisa Bootstaylor is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Atlanta. Bootstaylor has been practicing for 20 years. While she focuses on all aspects of plastic surgery, she has done a substantial amount of breast surgery and breast reconstruction. Although Breast Cancer Awareness Month has passed, rolling out is continuing to encourage healthy living and knowing your body.…

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On Oct.13, 2017, BET/HER held an awareness concert in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Hostess Naturi Naughton gracefully carried the show as performances by Keyshia Cole, Sevyn Streeter, Alice Smith and Xscape entertained the audience from beginning to end. Along with the amazing talent, survivors Karen Eubanks Jackson and Ericka Hart were honored for…

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There’s an alternative treatment for breast cancer coming out of West Africa. A female student out of African University of Science and Technology, Abuja, Sandra Musujusu, is believed to have developed the breakthrough treatment, the Nigerian Tribune reports. According to the local newspaper, the cure was unveiled on Tuesday, when World Bank director, Dr. Jaime…

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Chemotherapy is a cancer treatment that uses chemical substances, especially one or more anti-cancer drugs. Research suggests a chemotherapy alternative for early-stage breast cancer. In a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine of the 10,253 eligible women enrolled, 1626 women (15.9 percent ) received hormone blocking therapy and no chemo. After five years, less…

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(Photo credit: Tito G Photography) Being diagnosed with Breast Cancer or any Cancer makes a person come to terms with a lot of things in life. I know it definitely made me look at things in my life with a much more critical eye. One thing that I asked myself is “Why do I regularly eat things that I know are  not good for me?” When I go to the grocery store or a restaurant, what are the triggering thoughts or impulses that influence my purchase? Do I ever buy anything solely because  it is providing my mind and body with what it needs to function at its best? Before my diagnosis, my answers to these questions were those of someone…

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In honor of breast cancer awareness month Harley-Davidson has made a promise for women affected by breast cancer: “You’re not alone, because we ride with you.” This message is H-D fans, V-twin enthusiasts, their family and friends. “The brave and courageous women who have shared stories of battling breast cancer are the inspiration for the Pink Label…

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the CDC, 211,731 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States in 2009, and 40,676 women died from the disease. The CDC identifies breast cancer as the most common cancer found in women regardless of race or ethnicity, however, it is the most common cause…

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