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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


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


New Blood Test May Indicate Breast Cancer Risk

New Blood Test May Indicate Breast Cancer Risk

Scientists from University College London in the UK are engineering a simple blood test to help predict a woman's likelihood of developing breast cancer. The research team first identified an epigenetic signature that can be found in the blood of women who had inherited a genetic mutation that... Read More


History of Breast Cancer Infographic

History of Breast Cancer Infographic

Breast cancer has been a challenging health issue throughout the history of mankind. This infographic provides a brief overview of the history of breast cancer - from ancient Egypt to modern times. Read More


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