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Breast Cancer

Ten Breast Cancer Myths Debunked

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Breast Cancer is a death sentence


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You don't need a mammogram until age 50


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Only people with a family history are diagnosed


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It's your fault you have cancer


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All treatments are the same


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Breast cancer is one disease


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Mastectomy is more effective than lumpectomy


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Removing lymph nodes makes the arm swell


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Using deodorant causes breast cancer


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Surgery can cause cancer to spread


Sara Suchy

Sara Suchy

Sara is a former editor for HealthCentral.