Saturday, December 10, 2016 Kislev 10, 5777
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Ruth Bienstock Anolik
Angelina Jolie and I actually have something in common: We both lost our mothers to cancer associated with the BRCA genetic mutation. We also both made the decision to drastically eliminate our own high risks by acceding to surgical removal of our breast and ovarian tissue.
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Diane McManus, JE Feature
With a transplant from her twin 20 years ago, Marilyn Alexander extended her life — and now works to help others with multiple myeloma.
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Is bigger better? Local cosmetic surgeon and his writer wife turn the page on the topic
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Joyce Eisenberg, JE Feature
A Philadelphia cosmetic surgeon and his wife — who says it’s none of your business whether she has implants — collaborate on a book to expose the truths and misconceptions about this always-intriguing surgery.
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Eight girls from the Lower School at the Baldwin School donated their flowing locks to an organization that makes free wigs for young cancer patients.
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Lauren Kramer, Special Sections Feature
Chances are we all know someone who has had breast cancer. The most common cancer to afflict women, it accounts for 29 percent of all cancers suffered by women, followed by lung cancer at 14 percent and colorectal at 9 percent. The pink ribbon designating support of breast cancer research is ubiquitous, so we know there’s lots of research ongoing...
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