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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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When we talk about breast cancer, it's important we talk about all aspects of the deadly disease—emerging research, risk factors you need to know, and the heavy emotional weight that cancer brings to patients and loved ones alike. That's why, this October, Giddy is bringing you a special series for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Over the next four weeks, we'll talk about the hopes we have in current research, the misunderstandings of genetic risk and the emotional strain of being a caretaker. We'll also look at how brave women are overcoming cancer and going on to live their most fulfilling life.

Breast cancer is most simply defined as an uncontrolled grown of abnormal cells in the breast—but it's so much more than that.

Can a Regular Regimen of Low-Dose Aspirin Keep Breast Cancer at Bay?
We spoke with experts about the latest research into how aspirin affects cancer cell growth.
No Genetic Risk, Still Diagnosed With Breast Cancer
You may think you're in the clear after a negative result, but that's no time to get complacent.
A Guide to Avoiding Caregiver Burnout During Breast Cancer Treatment
Practical preparations to prevent the caregiver from getting overwhelmed.
Breast Cancer, Even While in Remission, Can Never Be Forgotten
For one woman, the memory of cancer remains.