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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 250,000 American women and men are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to lower your risk. This month, learn what steps both women and men can take to help lower their risk for breast cancer. You’ll find out more about breast cancer support groups and if one may be right for you.
Maria’s Story: Beating Breast Cancer
Chicagoland resident Maria Westphal was taking a swim on a sunny Tuesday afternoon when she first noticed something didn’t feel right between her breast and armpit.
A Guide to Breast Self-Exams
Finding a lump is the most recognizable breast cancer symptom. But there are additional signs to watch for to help detect cancer during its earliest stages.
Detecting Breast Cancer During the Earliest Stages
Detecting breast cancer during its earliest stages empowers women to be active participants in their care.
Take Control of Back Pain
Back pain can affect everything from simple self-care, to your job, to how you interact with your family and friends. When your back is compromised, so is your life.
New Technology Improves Heart Disease Screenings & Treatment
Advances in technology are allowing more patients with heart disease to undergo successful treatment. These new devices and procedures make it possible to treat more people than we could have 10 years ago.
Is it Time for a Joint Replacement?
If you find yourself unable to perform simple tasks after trying more conservative treatments, it may be time to consider a joint replacement.