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Are Double Mastectomies Necessary for Most Breast Cancer Patients?

Are Double Mastectomies Necessary for Most Breast Cancer Patients?

A majority of breast cancer patients who decide not to undergo prophylactic mastectomy - a surgical procedure to remove their healthy breast as a precaution - only face a very low risk for breast cancer recurrence. This is according to a new study published in JAMA Surgery that found that as m... 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


Biosimilar Drugs Can Lower Price of Cancer Treatment, but Concerns Still Loom

Biosimilar Drugs Can Lower Price of Cancer Treatment, but Concerns Still Loom

It has become standard practice for American households to substitute generic drugs for their name brand equivalents. These generics can save families a tremendous amount of money over time. However, a new class of drugs is emerging that attempts to emulate the efficacy of more complex drugs k... Read More


Yearly Breast Cancer Screening Reduces Breast Cancer Rates

Yearly Breast Cancer Screening Reduces Breast Cancer Rates

If you're a woman in your forties who has put off having a mammogram, call your doctor and make that appointment. A recent study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America confirms that for women in their 40 and 50s, having a yearly mammogram reduces the risk ... 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


9 Benefits of Drinking Coffee

9 Benefits of Drinking Coffee

For people with sensitive nerves and stomachs, coffee can be an irritant. But for the 87 percent of Americans who drink coffee daily at an average of 8 ounces a day, there are many benefits. Here are nine of them: Weight loss. Coffee stimulates the metabolism, so it’s hardly surpris... 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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