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What You Need to Know About Home Genetic Testing

Melissa Partin wanted answers. She was approaching her mid-40s — about the age her mother had been when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The...

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Breast Cancer Genetic Screening: Interpreting the Results

Making the decision to go through genetic testing for breast cancer is anything but easy. But if you’ve gone through the steps of collecting your...

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Are You Thinking About Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer?

When Angelina Jolie announced in 2013 that she’d tested positive for a gene mutation associated with increased risk of breast and ovarian cancers, the...

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Breast Cancer Rates Are Rising in Black Women. Here’s What You Can Do

Dr. Marie President could see the young woman in her exam room was clearly scared about the lump in her breast. A radiologist had told the patient to go home...

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How to Help a Loved One Cope with Cancer

Hearing the words “It’s cancer” is the start of a life-altering journey for a patient as well as their loved ones. If you’re close...

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How to Deal with a Cancer Diagnosis: One Patient’s Journey

When One Medical member Bodil Fox was diagnosed with breast cancer in the fall of 2013, she was surprised to receive a call from care coordinator Shawn Casey...

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How to Deal with a Cancer Diagnosis

Hearing the words “it’s cancer” invariably ushers a patient on a life-altering and unfamiliar journey… and the first days following a...

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What the Latest Omega-3 Findings Mean for You

Over-the-counter fish oil supplements account for nearly $1 billion in sales in the US, with over $4 billion spent on products fortified with omega-3 fatty...

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