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Can You Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer?

We hear it all the time?lose weight for your health. Few people however, realize the extent to which this is critical to their physical well-being and ultimately their life expectancy.

Naural Self-Defense Against Breast Cancer - Learning to Cope Successfully with Organochlorine Pollut

What are organochlorines?

Breast Cancer The Cure

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Antiperspirants And Breast Cancer

Most underarm antiperspirants contain as the active ingredient, Aluminium Chlorohydrate, as you will probably remember there has been controversy about Aluminium, since the 1950's when it was a popular metal used for making cooking pots, Saucepans and Fry Pans and that it could be one of the contributing factors to Alzheimer's, now we have another problem that could also be related to Aluminium, Breast Cancer.

Gift Giving for Breast Cancer Patients and Their Families

Did you know that each year, 182,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and 43,300 die? One woman in eight either has or will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. In addition, 1,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 400 will die this year.

Fourteen Simple Things You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk for Breast Cancer

1. Increase your consumption of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables.

The News You Dont Want To Hear: Youve Got Breast Cancer

For many people being told that they have cancer is one of the most stressful times in their lives. Just as we think we have everything under control, something comes along that can shatter even the strongest of wills.


There it is again. I muttered to myself, frustrated as I washed my arm. Every morning for five or six days in the fall of 2003, I noticed this rust-colored sticky stuff that appeared in both drips and smears on my left forearm and thigh. I had no idea where it could be coming from.

Breast Cancer Statistics ? How Breast Cancer Survival Rates Increased 50%

Breast cancer statistics show that over 1.2 million persons will be diagnosed with breast cancer worldwide this year, according to the World Health Organization. For breast cancer and prevention, it has long been known that regular physical activity has been shown to decrease the likelihood of having breast cancer. What has not been known or studied has been the effect of regular physical activity on the breast cancer survival rates or likelihood of death in women that already have breast cancer. That is, until now.

The Insidiousness of Breast Cancer and Its Current Treatment

In our modern world, the benefits that today?s manufacturing and agricultural activities have brought us is more than painfully offset by the damage to our personal health and wellness. During the course of our daily lives, we are continually exposed to common household products such as detergents, insulation, fabric treatments, flame retardants, cosmetics, paints, upholstery preservatives, and coatings for electronic equipment. When these chemicals accumulate within our bodies, they distribute into body fluids as well.

Passive Smokers Can Get Breast Cancer! Learn How?

US scientists have claimed that secondhand smokers are at higher risk of Breast Cancer. Earlier, their research also led to them to the conclusion that young women smokers are more likely to get addicted to smoking than young men.

Breast Cancer Screening

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer women face second only to lung cancer, however it is the most feared cancer or disease for most women. It occurs in about 12% of women who will live to the age of 90. Several well established factors increase the risk of breast cancer and they include family history, nulliparity (not having had children), early menarche (starting menstrual cycles early), advanced age and a personal history of breast cancer. Other risks include exposure to environmental toxins such as tobacco smoke that increase the chance for cancer growth. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society has many activities this month to bring this to the public attention.

New Hope to Prevent Breast Cancer: What Every Woman Needs to Know

In March, 2005, a major nutritional breakthrough in the fight against breast cancer was announced by U.S. scientists. This new information is absolutely critical for every woman looking for a natural way to reduce breast cancer risk.

Breast Cancer Detection Unit for the Home

Detecting Breast Cancer early is a key step in protecting yourself from the dire consequences and risk of breast cancer. There is now some new technology using Infrared to help you do self-examinations in the privacy of your own home. Surprisingly these units are in expensive only about $100.00; the device is called; ?iFind?

Breast Cancer for Beginners

Introduction Because of the social changes, which has brought increased number of workingwoman and hence delayed childbearing, there has been a steep rise in the number of breast cancer patients in the last few decades. But as the incidence of the patients has risen so has raised the modality of treatments and the success rates. Also scientists have devised methods by which the cancer can be detected in an early stage and it has been convincingly proved that early detection and treatment bears a better prognosis than the later stage.

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Charleston Co. deputy says breast cancer battle inspired her to wear the uniform  ABC NEWS 4

A deputy for Charleston County Sheriff's Office says her battle with breast cancer directly inspired her to wear the uniform. "It's a calling, like everyone says, ...

OU researcher identifies molecule that promotes breast cancer growth  Norman Transcript

NORMAN — A University of Oklahoma researcher may have identified a new treatment for breast cancer that targets a specific molecule to keep the disease ...

PET scans show biomarkers could spare some breast cancer patients from chemotherapy: De-escalation of treatment strategies aims to minimize toxicity while maintaining efficacy  Science Daily

In an effort to further individualize therapy and avoid over-treating patients, researchers report a new study using PET scans has identified a biomarker that may ...

Older biologic age linked to elevated breast cancer risk: NIH scientists use epigenetics to help predict disease development  Science Daily

Biologic age, a DNA-based estimate of a person's age, is associated with future development of breast cancer, according to scientists. Biologic age was ...

Fundraiser to help Pct. 4 deputy fighting breast cancer

As a crime-fighting single mother, Harris County Pct. 4 Constable's Deputy Brittney Buchkar isn't in the habit of letting challenges stand in her way. Breast cancer ...

Many Middle-Aged Women Unaware of Breast Cancer, Alcohol Link  Healthline

There's a link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk. And the risk of breast cancer increases with age. However, some middle-aged women are ...

Experimental Drug Helps Women With Deadly Type of Breast Cancer  U.S. News & World Report

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter. (HealthDay). WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug has shown promise in ...

New cell-tracking technique sheds light on breast cancer spread  Medical News Today

Cellular barcoding shows promise as a way to identify the few metastasis-driving cell variants from the thousands that are present in breast cancer tumors.

Germans develop breast cancer blood test  DW (English)

Breast cancer kills more women globally than any other cancer. Doctors in Germany say they've now developed a new test that can accurately detect cancer in ...

Older biologic age associated with increased breast cancer risk: Study  Times Now

Washington DC: According to a new study, biologic age, a DNA-based estimate of a person's age, is linked with the development of breast cancer. The results of ...

10-year performance of four models of breast cancer risk: a validation study  The Lancet

Independent validation is essential to justify use of models of breast cancer risk prediction and inform decisions about prevention options and screening.

Genetic testing for all breast cancer patients? A specialist's view  STAT

Dr. Laura Esserman, a breast cancer surgeon at UCSF, has challeneged conventional wisdom on screening. She shares her ideas on genetic testing.

Breast Cancer Resource Center to Present Free Talk on Cardiovascular Disease Risk  Noozhawk

The Breast Cancer Resource Center of Santa Barbara will present a free health education lecture titled, “Heart Health and Breast Cancer: Identifying and ...

Adjuvant Denosumab Improved DFS in HR+ Breast Ca  MedPage Today

Combining an every-6-month dose of the osteoporosis medication denosumab (Prolia, Xgeva) with standard adjuvant aromatase-inhibitor treatment significantly ...

'Cellular barcoding' reveals how breast cancer spreads: Cellular barcoding has been used to tag, track and pinpoint cells responsible for the spread of breast cancer  Science Daily

Date: February 15, 2019; Source: Walter and Eliza Hall Institute; Summary: A cutting-edge technique called cellular barcoding has been used to tag, track and ...

DDT exposure tied to breast cancer risk for all women through age 54: Six-decade-long study finds 40-year induction period between time of exposure and diagnosis  Science Daily

All women exposed to high levels of DDT are at increased risk for breast cancer through age 54, but the timing of cancer risk depends on when they were first ...

Possible blood test for breast cancer

A team of German doctors are working on a blood test that can help with early detection of breast cancer.

For survivors, breast cancer can threaten another part of their lives: Sexual intimacy  Washington Post

Clarification: This article has been changed to include new language about the Food and Drug Administration. Jill was just 39 in July 2010 when she was ...

Detecting breast cancer early | News  NBC Right Now

YAKIMA, WA - Research shows more than 40,000 women in the U.S. are expected to die from breast cancer this year. Detecting breast cancer in its early stages ...

Link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer ignored by women most at risk  Science Daily

Middle aged women aren't getting the message about the proven link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer, at a time when more are drinking while ...

German researchers develop blood test to detect breast cancer  Medical Device Network

Researchers at Heidelberg University Women's Hospital in Germany have developed a new blood test to quickly and non-invasively detect breast cancer.

Assemblies of God (USA) Official Web Site | Healed of Stage 4 Breast Cancer  AG News

With cancer spreading to her lungs, bones, and now liver and lymph nodes, Misty Burdette knew her life was drawing to a close, unless God . . . and then He did!

Pan-UAE horseback ride to offer free breast cancer screening  Khaleej Times

The aim this year is to get 9000 residents screened for breast cancer and promote early detection and self-examination.

Camilla Franks, 42, reflects on her devastating breast cancer diagnosis  Daily Mail

Camilla Franks was left devastated after her shock breast cancer diagnosis last year, however, the acclaimed fashion designer says 2018 was her 'greatest ...

New mom shares battle with pregnancy-associated breast cancer  WABC-TV

A new mom from the Upper West Side is bravely sharing her battle with breast cancer.

Breast cancer: Woman who had double mastectomy posts confronting photos

Carla Mills isn't one to sugar coat her cancer experience — she has gone as far as documenting her struggles in an online forum following four reconstructive ...

Older biologic age linked to higher breast cancer risk  PanARMENIAN.Net

Biologic age, a DNA-based estimate of a person's age, is associated with future development of breast cancer.

German researchers develop 'painless, non invasive' breast cancer blood test  Euronews English

German researchers have developed a blood test that could detect breast cancer cells in patients.

How breast tissue stiffening promotes breast cancer development  Science Daily

By examining how mammary cells respond in a stiffness-changing hydrogel, researchers discovered that several pathways work together to signal breast cells to ...

Kikkan Randall’s Year: Olympic Glory Followed by Chemotherapy  The New York Times

A year ago, she won the first American gold medal in cross-country skiing. Then she found out she had breast cancer.

Shannen Doherty opens up about how breast cancer changed her desire to have kids  TODAY

"90210" actress Shannen Doherty opens up about how breast cancer changed her views on having kids, career and her relationships in an interview with Health ...

Multifocal breast cancer: Definition, staging, prognosis, and treatment  Medical News Today

Multifocal breast cancer is where a person has more than one tumor in one area of their breast. In this article, we look at the causes, diagnosis, staging, ...

Sun Prairie volunteer firefighter battling stage three breast cancer  KRTV Great Falls News

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How fast can breast cancer spread in 1 year?  Medical News Today

In the early stages of breast cancer, it may not spread at all. It is difficult to know how fast invasive breast cancer can spread in 1 year, as it depends on the ...

Large study fails to link phthalates and increased breast cancer risk: Epidemiologist says more research is needed looking at younger women  Science Daily

In the largest study to date on phthalates and postmenopausal breast cancer, a cancer epidemiology researcher found no association between breast cancer ...

Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Review of 3 Cases and Palliative Care  Medscape

Metastatic breast cancer, or stage IV or advanced breast cancer, is incurable, with a low 5-year survival. Review the symptoms/signs of metastatic spread and 3 ...

Top News in Endocrinology February 22 2019 (2 of 4)  MD Linx

A team of researchers led by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Professor Mary Beth Terry, PhD, evaluated four commonly used breast ...

All Breast Cancer Patients Should Receive Multigene Panel Tests, Surgeon Group Says  GenomeWeb

The American Society of Breast Surgeons updated consensus guidelines to recommend multigene panel testing for patients with cancer, including those who ...

Breast cancer forum calls for publicly funded mammography services  Tasmania Examiner

Out of pocket costs and disparity of care were among the key issues raised by breast cancer patients at a Launceston forum on Saturday.

PET imaging agent may allow early measurement of efficacy of breast cancer therapy  Science Daily

Physicians may soon have a new way to measure the efficacy of hormone therapy for breast cancer patients.

More PPPs needed for breast cancer awareness, emphasise advocates  Gulf Today

SHARJAH: Two leading health experts and advocates in the UAE and in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) believe that more public-private partnerships ...

Teaching an Old Drug New Tricks: Ketamine and Depression  Breast Cancer News

“No *fresh* flowers,” my doctor said. “Avoid salad. No uncooked food. And don't bring visitors home.” Treatment for breast cancer took the better part of a year, and ...

New funding for specialist breast cancer nurses in NSW

The government has announced funding for new specialist nurses to treat breast cancer patients at Liverpool and the Blue Mountains.

Shannen Doherty On How Breast Cancer Changed Her Body and How She Learned to Love It Again

After a journey through breast cancer and a tough reconstruction process, Shannen Doherty tells us about how it affected her relationships, learning.

New study shows approximately 500000 breast cancer deaths averted since 1989  KATU

Researchers say approximately 500000 breast cancer deaths have been averted thanks to a combination of increased mammography and advances in breast ...

Charity looking for shacks to gift holidays to people with breast cancer  The Mercury

TASMANIANS are being asked to open their hearts - and their holiday houses - to people with breast cancer. A national charity is on the lookout for its first ...

Adjuvant denosumab in postmenopausal patients with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer (ABCSG-18): disease-free survival results from a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial  The Lancet

In postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive, early-stage breast cancer, treatment with adjuvant aromatase inhibitors is the standard of care, but it ...

Afib Linked to Breast Cancer Differently by Age, Disease Duration  MedPage Today

Breast cancer patients showed increased long-term risk of atrial fibrillation (AF), with a short-term risk for younger women as well, a population-based Danish ...

Global Breast Cancer Treatment Drugs Market 2019 – Abbvie, Abbott, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Novartis, Pfizer  Honest Businessman

A *fresh* market study Global Breast Cancer Treatment Drugs Market 2019 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024 presented by Fior ...

Radio host Sarah Gandy diagnosed with breast cancer  Now To Love

Former The Hits radio host Sarah Gandy, who was on the morning show with Toni Street and Sam Wallace, has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Pink Ribbon Fund helps people diagnosed with Breast Cancer  WDAM

The Pink Ribbon Fund helps breast cancer patients pay for medical bills.

Combination treatment, diabetes drug and immunotherapy, may help to fight breast cancer  Science Daily

Researchers in Finland have discovered a drug combination that collaborates with the cancer cells' own MYC oncoprotein, which in large quantities causes ...

Mass. Metastatic Breast Cancer Patient Makes Modeling Debut at New York Fashion Week  NBC10 Boston

A Massachusetts woman with terminal cancer made her modeling debut recently during New York Fashion Week. Barbara Bigelow, 61, of Wareham, who has ...

Union Pacific 'family' steps up to help laid-off employee battling breast cancer  KETV Omaha

JoAnna Draper doesn't have a job; she lost it last Tuesday along with 149 other Omaha Union Pacific employees. KETV NewsWatch 7 shared Draper's story last ...

Retiree paints birdhouses for cancer patients  Charlotte Observer

New Jersey retiree paints, donates thousands of birdhouses for cancer patients.

CD44 variants prompt different cancer cell behaviors  Baylor College of Medicine News

Breast cancer cells can switch from protein CD44s to protein CD44v and viceversa and alter their behavior as they strive to survive.

Sisters shave off hair so mom with breast cancer won't have to fight alone  ABC News

Two sisters have shaved their heads in solidarity with their mom who lost her hair while undergoing chemotherapy. "I kept trying to discourage them," Joanna ...

HIGH PROFILE: Dr. Ronda Shirletta Henry-Tillman's ministry as a breast cancer surgeon is to help others  Arkansas Online

As a teenager growing up in Blytheville, Dr. Ronda Henry-Tillman would wait with her five sisters and brother on a street corner at 5 a.m. to see if they would be ...

Victory Center cancer survivor art show  WTOL

There were 25 artists presented their works Saturday at the Victory Center.

Pink Party at Bufflo Wild Wings benefits National Breast Cancer foundation

Pink was the color of the day at Buffalo Wild Wings In Buckhannon Saturday. The restaurant hosted a Pink Party in benefit of the National Breast Cancer ...

Gene Study May Help Fight Triple-Negative Breast Cancer  Breaking Israel News

All cancers are frightening and difficult to fight, but some are more aggressive and virulent than others.including against a triple negative breast cancer.

'Margie's Law' would require healthcare facilities to notify patients of dense breast tissue  WTVM

Lisa Walls met Margie over 20 years ago. She says after Margie found out about her dense breast tissue, she wanted to do something to help other women.

Thrombosis a Risk With Tamoxifen in Male Breast Cancer  MedPage Today

Men with hormone receptor-positive (HR+) breast cancer treated with tamoxifen had more than a two-fold increased risk of thromboembolism compared with ...

Immune Cells Prognostic in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer  MedPage Today

Higher levels of stromal tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (sTILs) at diagnosis of early triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) had a significant association with ...

Wakefield councillor 'delighted' after getting all clear from breast cancer  Wakefield Express

A Conservative councillor has said she is "over the moon" after being given the all clear from breast cancer.

The Story of Niramai: Breast Cancer Awareness and Detection  Techstory

Niramai s a safe, non-touch, radiation-free, and low-cost *service* with portable equipment to detect breast cancer preferably in its early stages.

MacroGenics breast cancer drug tops Herceptin in late-stage trial  BioPharma Dive

Results from a late-stage study showed MacroGenics' experimental drug margetuximab extended progression-free survival in previously treated HER-2 positive ...

St. Rita's partners with research hospital  Lima Ohio

LIMA — Mercy Health-St. Rita's Cancer Center is now affiliated with the Ohio State University James Cancer Research Hospital, a move which repr.

32 science-backed ways to reduce your risk of developing cancer  Business Insider

Cancer isn't completely preventable, but we can reduce our risk by being careful about the foods we eat, when we sleep, and what we weigh.

Breast density campaign helps spur change in province, ripples across Canada

Prior to the September provincial election, Quispamsis resident Kathy Kaufield started an online campaign in hopes party leaders would pledge to ensure New ...

Franciscan breast cancer programs receive Indiana grants | Community  The Herald Argus

MICHIGAN CITY — The Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust has awarded $59380 in grants to support Franciscan Alliance programs that provide ...

Kikkan Randall shares her journey through rough terrain  ESPN

Kikkan Randall had everything -- a long-awaited Olympic cross-country skiing gold medal in Pyeongchang, a family life with her husband and toddler son.

Rachael Bland's heartbreaking final wish for son Freddy, 3, has been revealed  Mirror Online

Before she died of breast cancer late last year, the BBC journalist wrote an incredibly moving memoir as a gift to her beloved son.

Family night out  Deccan Chronicle

Nourry's documentary follows her journey throughout her breast cancer diagnosis, her treatment and the effect it had on her body.  Chronicle-Tribune

The Community Foundation announced four recipients for the latest grant cycle on Tuesday, totaling $37,801 that was awarded in five separate grants.

Lawmakers reach halfway mark of legislative session  Macon Telegraph

Georgia lawmakers are working quickly to push bills through the legislature as session reaches halfway mark.

Camilla's cancer battle: In a strange way, it was my greatest year yet  Sydney Morning Herald

You won't find too many people who would describe having cancer as the best year of their lives. But fashion designer Camilla Franks is not most people.

Women at risk of breast cancer ‘should be screened in their thirties’  Irish Examiner

Up to 86,000 women in their thirties with a family history of breast cancer should receive annual mammograms, researchers say. A new study funded by the ...

Cancer and the Dating Game; Lessons Learned From Loss; Warning From the Grave  MedPage Today

A sexuality counselor muses about cancer patients navigating the dating labyrinth. (ASCO Connection). Merck announced that the FDA approved ...

Heart attacks kill 6 times as many women as breast cancer. Here’s how to survive one  Considerable

Each year, 435,000 American women have heart attacks. Nearly 20% of them are under age 65. In fact, heart attacks kill six times as many women as breast ...

Women who are early risers have lower risk of breast cancer, says new study  CNN

One in 100 women who considered themselves morning people developed breast cancer, compared with two in every 100 women who called themselves ...

Breast Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Types, and More

Breast cancer symptoms vary widely – from lumps to swelling to skin changes – and many breast cancers have no symptoms at all. Symptoms that are similar to ...

New tool calculates breast cancer risk with greater precision  CNN

Scientists have developed an online calculator that could enable doctors to more accurately predict a patient's chance of developing the disease, using a range ...

Scientists Discover New Potential Way To Stop Breast Cancer Spreading  Forbes

Researchers have discovered a new way by which breast cancer cells hide from therapy in distant parts of the body, which may lead to a new treatment to ...

Breast cancer testing guidelines out of date, missing genetic screening, study says  CNN

The current guidelines for genetic testing of breast cancer patients limit the number of women who can get tested. Because of these restrictions, these tests miss ...

Breast Cancer Risk May Rise After Childbirth, but Is Still Low  The New York Times

Women who recently gave birth may have an increased risk of breast cancer that lasts about 20 years. But for most, the overall risk is still small.

Study Addresses Breast Cancer Monitoring Burden on Metastatic Patients  OncLive

Patients with metastatic breast cancer are monitored via imaging with or without tumor markers. This disease monitoring can be stressful on patients, as it often ...

With Same Breast Cancer Care, Black Women Do Worse  WebMD

By Maureen Salamon. HealthDay Reporter. THURSDAY, Dec. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Even with the same treatment, black women with the most common ...

Beating back breast cancer with immunotherapy-chemo combo  CNN

A combination of chemotherapy and immunotherapy added months to the lives of women with triple-negative breast cancer, an aggressive type that attacks ...

Breast cancer: Changing tumor cells into fat cells stops spread  Medical News Today

By exploiting cancer cells' innate adaptability, scientists halt invasive spread in mice by transforming malignant breast cancer cells into fat cells.

Top 10 Breast Cancer Articles of 2018  Breast Cancer News

Check out the 10 most widely read breast cancer stories of 2018, many dealing with new strategies to diagnose and treat different types of breast cancer.

Recent Developments in Breast Cancer | Medpage Today  MedPage Today

Last year ended with a potentially practice-changing trial in breast cancer, as trastuzumab emtansine (T-DM1, Kadcyla) significantly reduced invasive ...

The Doctor Is In: Breast cancer myths busted  WSAW

WAUSAU, Wis., (WSAW)-- Our nation spends more money on breast cancer research than any other type of cancer. still, many women are confused about the ...

Task force: Medications to reduce breast cancer risk 'are not for everyone'  Healio

Medications intended to reduce risk for breast cancer should be offered to women with an elevated risk for the disease but a low risk for adverse events ...

New vaccine could target aggressive form of breast cancer, study says  Atlanta Journal Constitution

While there is no known cure for breast cancer, scientists are working on medicine that could be key for treating the disease, according to a new report.

How some women can avoid chemo during breast cancer treatment  WNDU-TV

Years ago, women who were diagnosed with breast cancer knew they would almost certainly face radiation or chemotherapy, or a combination of both.

Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer (Fact Sheet)  Oncology Nurse Advisor

This fact sheet reviews the use of hormone therapy in breast cancer therapy and possible side effects of treatment.

Current Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Leave Out At-Risk Patients  U.S. News & World Report

Under the current guidelines, some patients at risk for the disease do not qualify for genetic testing.

Breaking down AGEs: Insight into how lifestyle drives ER-positive breast cancer  Science Daily

Consumption of processed foods high in sugar and fat increase levels of advanced glycation end products (AGEs). Researchers report that AGE levels are ...

Triple-negative breast cancer recurrence: Risks and survival  Medical News Today

Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive form of breast cancer. It can recur more frequently than other types. This article looks at the recurrence rates, ...

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