Top Breast Cancer Stories From 2013

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  • 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
  • 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

FDA Approves First Pre-Surgical Breast Cancer Treatment

Last month, the first-ever FDA approved pre-surgical breast cancer treatment became available on the market. Perjeta, which was created by Roche Pharmaceuticals, is for women who are in the early stages of breast cancer but are at risk of having that cancer spread to other organs in their body, ABC.com writes

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