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Life After Breast Cancer: 7 Ways to Move Forward and Live Well

Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C, CST, is a licensed clinical social worker and executive director of Life with Cancer, which provides support and education to anyone affected by cancer. Life With Cancer is a program of Inova Health System, the official breast cancer awareness partner of the Washington Redskins. In addition to her role as…

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Genetic Testing For Breast Cancer: 7 Common Questions Answered

Sarah Ruppert, MS, CGC, is a certified genetic counselor and co-manager of the cancer genetics program at the Inova Translational Medicine Institute. Inova is the official breast cancer awareness partner of the Washington Redskins. Read Sarah Ruppert’s profile. Genetic testing has become an important part of medicine, and new tests for cancer-related genes are developed every…

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6 Breast Cancer Facts That Might Surprise You

Costanza Cocilovo, MD, is board certified in surgery, specializing in breast cancer and breast surgery. She is the medical director of the Inova Breast Care Center. Read Dr. Cocilovo’s profile.  Even though October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, chances are you’re already aware of the disease: After all, one in eight women in the United…

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