The South Carolina high-schoolers have since been reprimanded.
Although high cholesterol is, no matter what, always a serious health risk, high cholesterol in women may have protective effects against breast cancer. The researchers reviewed over 14 years of data that consisted of over one million people. Show More Summary
It is estimated that up to 75 percent of breast cancer survivors experience problems with cognitive difficulties following treatments, perhaps lasting years. Currently, few science-based options are available to help. University of California...Show More Summary
(University of California - San Diego) It is estimated that up to 75 percent of breast cancer survivors experience problems with cognitive difficulties following treatments, perhaps lasting years. Currently, few science-based options are available to help. Show More Summary
I love breast cancer awareness month. As a breast medical oncologist, it gives me an opportunity to spread the message of how important early detection is for improving the success of breast cancer treatment. I am surprised regularly at the number of women who either are not doing mammography at all or who do it […]
Leading Australian cancer researcher Professor Wayne Tilley has today been presented with a $2.5 million Breast & Prostate Cancer Linkage Grant, thanks to a groundbreaking collaboration between the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and the Movember Foundation in Australia.
(University of Massachusetts at Amherst) Hankinson, who was the principal investigator of the Nurses' Health Study cohort at Brigham and Women's Hospital from 2006-11 and is now at UMass Amherst's School of Public Health and Health Sciences,...Show More Summary
Researchers are investigating the potential of a newly developed inhibitor that could lead to targeted treatments for an aggressive type of breast cancer.
In May 2016, 32-year-old Erin Maher turned to her doctor in Vancouver for help after finding a lump in her breast. She was told it was simply a milk duct, but Maher remained unconvinced and continued to return to her doctor week after week, begging them to listen to her. Show More Summary
Researchers found a possible new treatment for aggressive triple receptor-negative breast cancer.
Take Care is organized in partnership with the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force and aims to shed light on systemic barriers to quality healthcare through the lens of breast cancer. Featuring work by Indira Allegra, Laura...Show More Summary
Joanna Kerns has undergone a nipple-sparing double mastectomy after learning of her breast cancer diagnosis and has been “given an all clear — the best of the results I could have had”
There are many things we do to try to detect breast cancer early on, whether we're consistently doing self-checks while standing in the shower or visiting the doctor regularly, but one woman is revealing a simple tactic she used and is hoping it will save lives the same way it did hers. Show More Summary
A new report out Wednesday offers a both promising and worrisome summary about the state of cancer in the U.S. and around the world. Related: Celebs and breast cancer Read more...
(Wiley) Obese women with large bellies may be at risk of developing a different subtype of breast cancer than those with widespread fat accumulation, according to a new study published in The Oncologist. This suggests that the link between breast cancer and obesity may be more complex than previously thought.
In the world of celebrities, there are diseases such as HIV/AIDS and breast cancer that are very "popular" and well understood, thanks to years of fundraising and awareness campaigns by stars. And there are those diseases that are less so. Lupus, an autoimmune disorder that can damage organs, is...
(American Roentgen Ray Society) Pregnancy-associated breast cancer, which is rare but often aggressive, was detected with MRI in 98% of cases reviewed in a recent article published in the September 2017 edition of the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR).
(Reuters Health) - Exercise has long been linked to better outcomes for women with breast cancer, and a recent study might explain why.
Did you know that routine mammograms can lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment of breast cancer? Most American women aren't aware of these risks of breast cancer screening, reports a study in the October issue of Medical Care, published by Wolters Kluwer.
(University of Freiburg) Researchers found a possible new treatment for aggressive triple receptor-negative breast cancer.