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By Mary L. Datcher Special to the NNPA from The Windy City Word CHICAGO (NNPA) - When you hear the name Twone Gabz, many of us are not familiar with the name unless we are true fans of Hip Hop and have followed the history of the Chicago Rap music scene.
They are young women in the prime of health - yet have yearly appointments with an oncologist. They are young men without a care in the world - except for a nagging worry about prostate cancer. They are women who have not received a cancer diagnosis, yet prudently have their breasts and ovaries removed anyway.
A couple days ago, my dad and I met with a geneticist to discuss our genes and cancer and fun things like that. I know very little about genetics and DNA (and biology, for that matter), so I find it really fascinating to learn about how complex human systems are, and how much new information is...
Sitting in a cafe in John Lewis two years ago, looking out onto the baby section of the store, I burst into tears. It's funny how it gets you, but the sight of those tiny outfits for newborns made me realise just how much it would crush my daughters - then aged 21 and 17 - to be told that they might never have children.
Dan Bates / The Herald Family photo EVERETT - Misty Latta's mother was 28 years old when she died from breast and ovarian cancer."All the women on my mom's side of the family have died of cancer," she said.
Help us put a new spin on #ManCrushMonday! In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, UC Cancer Institute has chosen to honor some of our very own "man crushes"-men fighting against this horrible disease. They could be treating it in the clinic, studying it in the lab, or fighting it themselves as patients.
Thursday, October 2, 2014 "I woke up in the morning with a good-sized lump in my chest. At that point in my life I had no idea men could get breast cancer. I contacted my doctor and we set up the same test women usually get-a mammogram and an ultrasound followed by a core biopsy.
Dr. Steven Scalia of Baywood Surgical Associates has been a general surgeon in the Glens Falls area for 22 years. He has seen many cases of female breast cancer but estimates he has treated fewer than 10 men in his practice. Q: Are the symptoms of breast cancer the same in men and women?
When I was in my early teen years, I found a small knot in one of my nipples. It was a little smaller than a marble and was a bit sore. As an adolescent boy, this freaked me out and confused me. What was going on? Did I have breast cancer?