(Canadian Medical Association Journal) For patients with breast cancer, physical activity and avoiding weight gain are the most important lifestyle choices that can reduce the risk of cancer recurrence and death, according to an evidence-based review published in CMAJ.
A quarter of women with breast cancer will die from cancer spreading around the body – exercise is the most important lifestyle factor in preventing this
For patients with breast cancer, physical activity and avoiding weight gain are the most important lifestyle choices that can reduce the risk of cancer recurrence and death, according to an evidence-based review.
A Michigan State University breast cancer researcher has shown that effective treatment options can be predicted based on the way certain breast cancer genes act or express themselves.
Every mastectomy scar is unique. The way it feels and looks depends on the woman who is wearing it, and what her body endured before and after the removal of one or both breasts. SEE ALSO: Breast cancer survivor gets tattoo over scars,...Show More Summary
(Radiological Society of North America) MRI screening improves early diagnosis of breast cancer in all women-not only those at high risk-according to a new study from Germany.
More than three decades after surviving breast cancer, Susanne Calabrette faced a second scare. In June 2016, an MRI for an unrelated condition revealed she had pancreatic cysts, giving her a chance for a pre-emptive strike against this killer cancer.
Having high levels of a certain biomarker is linked to poor prognosis in African-American patients with triple-negative breast cancer, while the same biomarker doesn't influence disease outcomes in white patients, according to a new study.
Javier Benitez writes: This is a paragraph from Kathryn Montgomery’s book, How Doctors Think: If medicine were practiced as if it were a science, even a probabilistic science, my daughter’s breast cancer might never have been diagnosed in time. Show More Summary
Chris Martin to the rescue! The 39-year-old Coldplay frontman made a last minute appearance at a Women’s Cancer Research Fund/Breast Cancer Research Foundation event after another singer pulled out of the event, Page Six reports. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Chris Martin Inside the event, Chris performed hits from David Bowie, Prince, and [...]
A new study identifies a protein in that micro-environment that promotes the spread of breast cancer cells. It's part of a well-known family of receptors for which promising inhibitors are being developed.
Studies show that chilling the scalp may ameliorate one side effect of cancer treatment.
Though it’s thought of as a disease that strikes women, men also battle breast cancer. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Kathryn Ruddy explains who’s most at risk and what symptoms to watch for with breast cancer in men. To listen, click the link below. Breast Cancer Strikes Men Too
I like to refer to homeopathy as The One Quackery To Rule Them All, so much so that I almost always call it that within the first two paragraphs of any post I write about some tasty bit of homeopathy pseudoscience. It’s also a wonderful tool for teaching critical thinking because it’s easy to explain…
Post by Maressa Brown. During New York Fashion Week, the stars and fashionistas come out to gawk over a bevy of new styles from many of the world's most lauded designers. But this past Sunday, one show focused on more than just couture. Show More Summary
Women with early-stage breast cancer who had an intermediate risk recurrence score (RS) from a 21-gene expression assay had similar outcomes, regardless of whether they received chemotherapy, a new study has found.
A new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center identifies a protein in that microenvironment that promotes the spread of breast cancer cells. It's part of a well-known family of receptors for which promising inhibitors are being developed.
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) A new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center identifies a protein in that microenvironment that promotes the spread of breast cancer cells. It's part of a well-known family of receptors for which promising inhibitors are being developed.
(International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer) East Asian female breast cancer patients receiving radiotherapy have a higher risk of developing second primary lung cancer.
It was an amazing first for fashion week.