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Women who lose their hair can find natural-looking, stylish products

When the first strands of hair began to wrap around her round hair brush, Heather Seitz was ready. "On my first diagnosis, I was so happy that I didn't need chemo, mainly because I was afraid to lose my hair," the two-time breast cancer survivor said. "The second time I didn't care. I realized that being alive was more important than losing my hair."

Survivor looks at cancer as second chance

It was just another annual checkup, nothing out of the ordinary, but as Jeanette Tellefsen was leaving her gynecologist's office that day in 2012, she was handed a slip of paper that brought on a mixture of surprise and dread.

Mammogram crucial to early breast cancer detection

Touch yourself. Thoroughly and often. A self-exam is one of the few ways to find a lump in the breast before the age of 35, when doctors and the Susan G. Komen of Southern Nevada recommend the average patient should get a baseline mammogram.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer set for Oct. 25

The annual American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is one of the largest networks of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting nearly 300 communities to finish the fight. Last year, more than 1 million Making Strides walkers helped raise over $60 million for the American Cancer Society.