breast cancer

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Mammograms don't work well if you're under 40.

And drinking alcohol is clearly linked to an increased risk of developing breast cancer.

Dr. Helen (Mitzi) Doane is, among other things, a health professor at UMD and she joined us this morning for a conversation on the newest things we know - and don't know - about the second most common form of cancer.

Imagine it: you get sick with breast cancer and you can't work.  Maybe you lose your insurance. Meanwhile, your bills are piling up because you can't work and there's no insurance paying for your medical treatment.It's a vicious circle.