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Jason Palia from the American Cancer Society joins Deminski and Doyle in studio.
Jason Palia from the American Cancer Society joins Deminski and Doyle in studio / photo by Joe Votruba
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Real men wear pink: Help raise awareness for the American Cancer Society

Jason Palia from the American Cancer Society came to the studio today to talk about the "Real Men Wear Pink!" campaign and getting men to help raise awareness.

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Mammograms an option at 40, do more good at 50, says task force

Mammograms do the most good later in life, a government task force declared Monday in recommending that women get one every other year starting at age 50. It said 40-somethings should make their own choice after weighing the pros and cons.

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Drug might help breast cancer patients avoid heart damage

Many cancer treatments have a dark side -- they can damage the heart. New research suggests this risk might be lowered in women with breast tumors if they take a heart drug as a preventive measure during their cancer care.

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Study: Racial gap in breast cancer diagnoses has closed

For decades, breast cancer has been less common in black women than white women, yet killed black women at a higher rate.

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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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Breast cancer to kill 1,400 in NJ this year — but there’s hope

Despite the strides made, breast cancer remains the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women.

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Breast Cancer: Why You Should Get Checked

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: a month to remember those who have lost their battle with breast cancer, as well as to recognize those who have survived the disease. Breast cancer changes the lives of thousands of women and their families yearly, and it's important to get checked regularly to increase chances of staying healthy.

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Women Over 40, Have You Had a Mammogram? [AUDIO]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and officials with the Cancer Institute of New Jersey are urging all women to take charge of their health and get routine breast screenings.

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Earliest breast cancer risky for some women, study suggests

New research shows that chances of dying from very early breast cancer are small but the disease is riskier for young women and blacks, the same disparities seen for more advanced cancer.

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Expert panel – Mammograms are most worth it for women 50-69

A new, international panel of experts has studied the most recent evidence on mammograms to screen for breast cancer and says they do the most good for women in their 50s and 60s.

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