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Research shows hair dye and straighteners increase risk of breast cancer in Black women

Adobe Stock Images A study has sparked concerns about how permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners affects the safety of African American women. The study was recently published in the International Journal of Cancer. Past research has found a connection in the chemicals of hair dye and straighteners with cancer. However, when tested within… Read More »

NBC News correspondent, 47, reveals a DENT in her breast the first was sign of cancer

NBC News correspondent, 47, reveals how a DENT in her breast was the first sign of her stage 2 cancer that drove her to get a mammogram while covering a North Carolina hurricane In 2016, NBC News correspondent Kristen Dahlgren reported a story on less common signs of breast cancer, including changes in the shape… Read More »

Finances Affect Women’s Choice of Breast Cancer Treatment: Study

FRIDAY, Aug. 2, 2019 — Cost often influences breast cancer patients’ decisions about surgery, even if they have good incomes and insurance, a new study finds. “Eligible women with early-stage breast cancer often have choices for surgical treatments that are equally effective and result in excellent cancer outcomes,” said lead study author Dr. Rachel Greenup.… Read More »