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October was proclaimed National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in 1985. While the Susan G. Komen Foundation and several other national organizations have impacted our culture, the need remains for even more women to be encouraged to get mammograms on a regular basis, as early detection is the best prevention. The following celebrities have battled breast cancer,…

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African American women are more likely to die of breast cancer than women of other races, especially in the first few years after the diagnosis, according to new research. “Black women were almost 50 percent more likely to die compared to white women within the first three years since breast cancer was diagnosed,” says researcher…

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