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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Cut Your Risk of Breast Cancer by Exercising and Staying Active

Apparently it’s quite simple: exercise reduces a woman’s risk of breast cancer.

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Advice on how to talk to someone who has breast cancer

If you have a friend or family member who has been diagnosed with breast cancer, it can be tough to know what to say or how to approach that person. Here are eight tips on how to do it.

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — The Best Charities & How to Donate

Here are seven breast cancer awareness charities that are most deserving of your support this month.

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10 Pink Products That Can Actually Help Fight Breast Cancer

When it comes to the fight against breast cancer, not all pinks are equal. As we become more aware of the “pinkwashing” of America, we know that buying something in a shade of pink isn't necessarily doing anything to help the fight against breast cancer -- and some products can actually hinder it. That's why, as we spend our October supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month, getting the word out and doing our individual best to fund the cause as we see fit, we need to make sure we're supporting the fight well. (And of course, looking good while doing it -- that's also nice.)

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Photo credit: Barnabas Health
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Decoding Mammography (Part 2) – Digital Mammography v.s. Three-dimensional Mammography (Sponsored)

Mammography is widely recognized as the “gold standard” in detecting breast cancer. Additionally, today’s mammograms expose the breast to much less radiation compared with those in the past and are more accurate...

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Got a passion? Embrace it, advises cancer patient (Alex Caparros/Getty Images for Ironman)
Got a passion? Embrace it, advises cancer patient (Alex Caparros/Getty Images for Ironman)
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Male breast cancer patient: I kick my disease in the teeth

John Lunardo of Hazlet's been under treatment for breast cancer for years. But he says a positive attitude keeps him going — and his doctors say it helps fight the disease.

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Callers discuss the ‘peril of pink’ breast cancer awareness

Bill Spadea explains why he thinks we've become distracted by a color when we should be talking about the facts.

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Men and breast cancer: What you need to know

This month, which is Breast Cancer Awareness month, we usually think of the disease affecting women, but that’s not always the case.

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Cancer group’s mammogram advice: Start later and get fewer

The American Cancer Society now says women should start mammograms later in life and get fewer of them, a stance that puts the trusted group closer to an influential government task force's advice.

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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 01: A pink 25-foot ribbon scupture made up of Aerie bras is on display outside of Heinz Field as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Steelers prior to the game against the Baltimore Ravens on October 1, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 01: A pink 25-foot ribbon scupture made up of Aerie bras is on display outside of Heinz Field as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Steelers prior to the game against the Baltimore Ravens on October 1, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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The best things to do this weekend in NJ: October 16-18 events

Looking for something to do this weekend? New Jersey has a lot of festivals, art shows, fairs and concerts this upcoming weekend. Check out the list below and find out what’s happening in your county.

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