Stories of the Girls

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What your nails are saying about your health
Did you know that your nails can show you signs that your health may be in danger? Learn more.
Spotlight on the benefits of genetic testing 
Spotlight on the benefits of genetic testing
Find out how genetic testing helped Angelina Jolie make the decision to undergo a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of cancer.
Breast cancer on the rise in young women 
Breast cancer on the rise in young women
New research sheds light on why advanced cases of breast cancer are climbing in women under 40.
Younger women benefit from getting mammograms earlier 
Younger women benefit from getting mammograms earlier
Find out why researchers say the lives of more young women could be saved if they received mammograms sooner.
Women opting for surgery when they hear ‘cancer’ 
Women opting for surgery when they hear ‘cancer’
The term “cancer” can strike fear in patients, but could the word itself affect a patient’s chosen course of treatment?
1 in 5 women don’t believe their breast cancer risk 
1 in 5 women don’t believe their breast cancer risk
A new study says some women doubt their chances of developing the disease even when their risk factors point that way.
Is reconstructive breast surgery an option after a mastectomy? 
Is reconstructive breast surgery an option after a mastectomy?
Following a mastectomy, many women decide to undergo reconstructive breast surgery. Here’s what you need to know.