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Our Bodies, Our Lives: Breast cancer awareness is more than mammograms

Galveston County Daily News, October 29, 2013

In this week’s Our Bodies, Our Lives column by UTMB’s Dr. Tristi Muir: One in 8 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in our lifetimes. While men can develop breast cancer, it is 100 times more common in women. The American Cancer Society estimates that in the year 2013, there will be 232,340 new diagnoses of invasive breast cancer. Each of these cases is a daughter, mother, sister or friend. Our Bodies, Our Lives focuses on issues surrounding women’s sexual, gynecological and emotional health.




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