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10 Things Oncologists Wish You Knew About Breast Cancer

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Christa Sgobba

Christa Sgobba

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Christa is a writer, editor, research, and content creator with 10 years of experience producing informative, service-heavy health, fitness, and nutrition content. On the print side, her work has appeared in Men’s Health, Weight Watchers, and Glamour. On the digital side, she’s written for MensHealth.com, Runner’s World, Bicycling, and Silver Sneakers.