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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


African American Women and Breast Cancer

African American Women and Breast Cancer

I was afraid that I wouldn’'t be able to see my children grow up and my grandchild grow, you get this really scary feeling inside,” says Rosamond Stallings. When 45 year old Rosamond Stallings was diagnosed with breast cancer 2 years ago, doctors urged her to immediately have a mastectomy. “Th... Read More


Aspartame

Aspartame

Is BLUE...bad for you? Because what's in those little blue packets of equal -- aspartame--trade name nutrasweet, may -- may be a cancer causing substance, according to new research released today. Read More



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