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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

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

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

Sleep Found to be a Predictor of Survival for Breast Cancer Patients

Sleep Found to be a Predictor of Survival for Breast Cancer Patients Sleep efficiency, the ratio of time asleep to time spent in the bed, may be predictive of survival time for women with advanced breast cancer. The study results were published in the journal Sleep. Read More

Obesity and its Impact on Breast Cancer Survival

Obesity and its Impact on Breast Cancer Survival Younger women who are suffering from obesity face a 34 percent greater risk of succumbing to breast cancer, according to a recent study. Researchers have long been aware that excess weight can elevate a woman's risk of developing breast cancer. They are also aware that it's not beneficial for ... Read More

Animal Study Links Folic Acid to Breast Cancer

Animal Study Links Folic Acid to Breast Cancer Folic acid is a widely known supplement to a number of women, especially for those who are or intend to become pregnant in the future. However, a recent study indicates that ingesting large amounts of folate - a B vitamin - and its synthetic form, folic acid, might actually boost the risk of d... Read More

10 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

10 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer Most of the news we hear about breast cancer deals with addressing the disease after it's already been diagnosed. The best treatment for any disease, is through prevention. Here are 10 ways to lower your breast cancer risk. Read More

Nicotine Found to Accelerate Breast Cancer

Nicotine Found to Accelerate Breast Cancer Nicotine speeds the growth of breast tumors and aids the cancer's spread to other parts of the body, a recent study has found. A large body of previous research on nicotine has implicated the well-known tobacco component in helping to cause a wide variety of cancers, including those of the l... Read More

Cause of Breast Cancer Spread Discovered

Cause of Breast Cancer Spread Discovered Scientists in London have found a molecule that could be aiding the spread of beast cancer, according research published in the American Journal of Pathology. Lead author, Dr. Amanda Harvey, has previously established that a molecule known as Brk, found in 60 percent of breast tumors, plays an... Read More

Exercising After 50 Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

Exercising After 50 Reduces Breast Cancer Risk Walking as little as 30 minutes a day, especially after age 50 – even in the course of doing household-related chores – can significantly reduce a woman’s risk of contracting breast cancer, a recent study found. “It doesn’t always have to be sports,” said ... Read More

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