Top Breast Cancer Stories From 2013

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  • BRCA1 and BRCA2 More Common Among Black Women
  • Angelina Jolie Double Mastectomy Sparks National Debate
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway Came Out As a Breast Cancer Survivor
  • Losing Weight Reduces Your Risk of Breast Cancer
  • Black Women More Likely To Die From Breast Cancer
  • Black Breast Cancer Survivors Have Higher Risk of Heart Failure
  • School-Age Drinking Increases Breast Cancer Risk
  • Black Women With Breast Cancer Are More At Risk for PSTD
  • 3D Mammograms May Detect Breast Cancer Better
  • The Major Breast Cancer Headlines
  • Women of Color More Likely to Underestimate Breast Cancer Risk
  • FDA Approves First Pre-Surgical Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Cancer Increasing Among African-Americans

Vanessa Bell Calloway Came Out As a Breast Cancer Survivor

This past May, actress Vanessa Bell Calloway, from the original Broadway Dreamgirls and Showtime’s Shameless, opened up about being diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago. Calloway, 55, was “diligent” in getting her pap smears and mammograms and admits that she was “stunned” with her diagnosis. 

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