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Better breast screening machines for Vic

More Victorian women with breast cancer could soon be diagnosed quicker, with cutting-edge 3D screening technology to be rolled out across the state. Six new 3D breast screening machines will be installed at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital in Melbourne’s south-east and at regional services in Ballarat, Bendigo and Traralgon. The state government is… Read More »

Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »

New Drug Significantly Increases Survival Of Younger Women With Advanced Breast Cancer

A new drug called a cyclin inhibitor has significantly improved the survival of younger women with advanced breast cancer. Photo credit: Getty royalty-free. Getty New results presented today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual Meeting in Chicago have shown that the addition of a drug called a cyclin inhibitor significantly increases the chance of… Read More »