Monthly Archives: November 2012

Mammography In the News …Again

NBCC has taken the position for many years that the benefits of screening mammography in reducing mortality are modest and that there are harms associated with screening, based on randomized clinical trial data. No individual woman can be assured that … Continue reading

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Survivorship and Advocacy: A Time of Psychological Redefinition

M. Suzanne Hicks, MSW Do you remember the day of breast cancer diagnosis? I do….the shock, the fear, the unknown. At first the tasks of survivorship appeared physical, focused on the body. But once these choices were in place, I … Continue reading

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Ending Breast Cancer: The President’s Role

by Nancy Ryan In September 2010, the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) launched Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®, an unprecedented, bold initiative backed by a comprehensive strategy to end breast cancer by January 1, 2020.  One component of Breast Cancer Deadline … Continue reading

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