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A Luxury Tax?

In the U.S., food, medical supplies, and other necessities are often exempt from state sales tax; sunscreen, Rogaine, and anti- dandruff shampoo also fall on this list. But in many states, feminine hygiene products get a 'luxury tax.' Huh? All women know that they are a necessity, not an option!

This tax must end! Sign the Petition!

Awareness Is Key

My story starts with a little pimple on my left breast. I was going to wait until my annual exam, but decided to call for an appointment immediately. My doctor confirmed the pimple was just a zit, but after a thorough breast exam she discovered a lump... in my right breast! I felt it, and was terrified...

— Click to read more about Amy —

Don't Ignore Pain

I was diagnosed at the age of 33 in August 2008: stage II breast cancer, ER+ and BRCA1 gene. After a double mastectomy, radiation, chemo and reconstruction, my hair started growing back. By 2010, I was cancer-free! Then while working my dream job in May 2011, my right lower thigh started hurting…

— Click to read more about Tammy —

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Endowed Fund for The Breast Cancer Site Researcher at Mayo Clinic

Every moment counts in the fight against breast cancer and in the search for a cure. And now, The Breast Cancer Site has found one more way to help. We've created The Breast Cancer Site Endowed Fund for Breast Cancer Research at Mayo Clinic.

Donations through this Gift That Gives More™ help fund this endowment. Contributions to the fund are matched by Mayo Clinic up to $250,000, so your contribution is doubled to make an even greater difference! Thank you!

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