Category: All For the Breast

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Breast Cancer Prevention: A Focus on Air Pollution

BY ALEXANDRA GOHO Every day, women come into contact with hundreds of potentially hazardous chemicals where they live and work, whether it’s from consumer products or contaminants in the environment. Many of these chemicals have been linked with breast cancer. However, which ones pose the greatest risk and how can we reduce our exposures? These […]

Talking the Talk: Providing Support Through Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s Helpline

BY JENNY BURKHOLDER  The Avon Breast Cancer Crusade is proud to support Living Beyond Breast Cancer and its Breast Cancer Helpline. Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s Breast Cancer Helpline is a service that lets people speak by phone with a trained volunteer who has been diagnosed with breast cancer and who has faced similar circumstances or […]

Integrative medicine offers relief and comfort to metastatic breast cancer patients

Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patients face unique challenges including uncomfortable side-effects from their treatments. For over 25 years, Charlotte Maxwell Clinic, located in Oakland, California, has been working to heal the side-effects of underserved women with metastatic breast cancer through integrative medicine techniques. Charlotte Maxwell Clinic receives Safety Net support from the Avon Breast Cancer […]