Breast Cancer Articles & Stories:

Double Mastectomy Does Not Lower Death Rate for Unilateral Breast Cancer

Double Mastectomy Does Not Lower Death Rate for Unilateral Breast Cancer Undergoing a double mastectomy for early-stage breast cancer is not linked to a reduction in mortality risk when compared to breast-conserving therapy plus radiation. However, the number of women undergoing the procedure continues to rise. This is the result of new research published in JAMA. ... Read More

African American Women and Breast Cancer Facts

African American Women and Breast Cancer Facts For African American women, the risk of getting breast cancer is lower than for white women, but the risk of dying from breast cancer is higher. Here are some other facts regarding the disparities between African American women and white women regarding breast cancer. Read More

Sugar Content Comparison of Popular Beverages

Sugar Content Comparison of Popular Beverages Sugary drinks may cause a higher risk of breast cancer in girls later in life. This conclusion was reported in a recent study done by The Harvard Medical School. The study followed over 5000 girls age 9 through 14 and was part of a larger study that was also looking at the impact of sugary dri... Read More

Does knowing the stage of your breast cancer tumor make a difference for survival rates?

Does knowing the stage of your breast cancer tumor make a difference for survival rates? A new study shows that most women either do not know or have the wrong information about the stage of their breast cancer tumor. Having the accurate information helps women better comply with treatments. Here is a brief guide to Breast Cancer Tumor Staging. Read More

8 Breast Cancer Myths Infographic

8 Breast Cancer Myths Infographic Breast cancer is a disease that is rife with a number of common misconceptions. Chances are that you've at least heard of several of these myths regarding breast cancer. To help you determine fact from fiction, here is some myth-busting on eight common breast cancer myths. Read More

Integrative Approach Shown to Double Life Expectancy for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients

Integrative Approach Shown to Double Life Expectancy for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients Research conducted by the Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment has demonstrated a doubling of life expectancy among metastatic breast cancer patients who received integrative treatments. Diagnosed prior to 1998, the women participating in the clinical program received a combination of... Read More

Cancer Treatment during Childhood Could Elevate Breast Cancer Risk

Cancer Treatment during Childhood Could Elevate Breast Cancer Risk A new study has found that patients who had received chest radiation to treat Wilms tumor - a rare type of childhood kidney cancer - faced an elevated risk of developing breast cancer in the future. The majority of information regarding incidences of breast cancer in childhood cancer survivors... Read More

Breast Cancer May See New Powerful Treatment in Drug Combination

Breast Cancer May See New Powerful Treatment in Drug Combination Cancer cells' uncontrolled growth is the result of their ability to undermine the cell's normal growth program. Following therapy, a second cancer signaling pathway will begin to open after the primary one has shut down - allowing for cancer cells to survive through the use of a 'back door'. N... Read More

Male Breast Cancer: Raising Awareness

Male Breast Cancer: Raising Awareness It's easy to get caught up in all the attention that Breast Cancer receives during the Breast Cancer Awareness month of October. However, it's also easy to forget that it's not only women who can develop the devastating condition. In fact, it is estimated that over 2,300 new male breast cancer... Read More

8 Ways You Can Start Reducing Your Breast Cancer Risk Now Infographic

8 Ways You Can Start Reducing Your Breast Cancer Risk Now Infographic Breast cancer prevention starts with healthy habits and awareness of what to avoid. If you're concerned that breast cancer may be a possibility in your future, there are numerous ways to be proactive about prevention. Breast cancer is not an inevitable scenario, but is rather one possible outc... Read More

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