Few things are as terrifying as thinking you might have breast cancer: Surveys show it's women's number one health worry. However, 80% of biopsies are benign. And thanks to advances in testing and treatment, breast cancer is less deadly than ever, and curing it is not the toxic, disfiguring ordeal it once was.
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What You Need to Know About Inflammatory Breast Cancer
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