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  • Penrose finds financial aid for uninsured breast cancer survivor

    By Leslie Massey, leslie.massey@gazette.com
    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Sponsored Content: For most of her adult life, Marta had been covered by health insurance. But after a divorce, she had to rely on temporary health insurance, which eventually ran out. Working part-time, she couldn’t afford coverage through her employer, so she turned to an insurance...

  • Radiation therapy improves with research, technology

    By Leslie Massey, leslie.massey@gazette.com
    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Sponsored Content: There are many misconceptions about radiation therapy for treating post-op cancer patients. However, radiation is often tolerated with side effects generally limited to the treated area. Commonly used for treating breast cancer and reducing the risk for recurrence, it...

  • Breast reconstruction improves, offers survivors aesthetic options

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Sponsored Content: Just as the technology behind chemotherapy and radiation therapy has improved in the last few decades – so have breast reconstruction options for female survivors of breast cancer. “A majority of younger women choose reconstruction surgery,” said Dr. Toni...

  • Breast cancer touches young mother with no family history of the disease

    By Leslie Massey, leslie.massey@gazette.com
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Sponsored Content: With no family history and no noticeable lumps, Diane Rekar had no reason to be concerned about breast cancer. At 41, the mother of two was working as a nurse at the Air Force Academy and was well versed in all of the cautionary tales about breast cancer. “A good...

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