• Why a One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Breast Cancer Prevention Can Leave Women Vulnerable

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    When Heather Mann learned she had breast cancer , it was a complete surprise. “I had never thought that I was at high risk for breast cancer,” the 49-year-old says. “I don't have any family lineage or history of breast cancer. My grandmother on my father's side had breast cancer, but apparently that's not usually a significant factor. So I was very surprised when I found out that I had a malignant tumor.”
    Shelia Bauer ‘s breast cancer journey took a very different route. After her twin sisters died of the disease in their 50s, Bauer, now 73, assumed that she likely carried some genetic...
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