Khartoum clinic has persuaded US to lift ban on medical equipment – but many other challenges remain For many women living in Sudan, breast cancer means certain death. Treatment is too expensive or they simply feel too embarrassed to seek help. Show More Summary
This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, take the time to honor the brave women who suffer from this life-threatening disease. According to the CDC, more than 200,000 women get diagnosed with breast cancer every year. During the month ofShow More Summary
Women with early-stage breast cancer may have fewer treatment complications and lower costs when they don’t get a mastectomy followed by reconstructive surgery, a U.S. study suggests. In recent years, reconstruction following a mastectomy has become more widely available, contributing to a sharp...
October is breast cancer awareness month and we’re showing our support by bringing you products where proceeds really are donated to organizations that care about funding breast cancer research. Titties, melons, jugs, Thelma and Louise,...Show More Summary
Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women, with estrogen-receptor-positive (ER+) being the most common type. Drugs used to treat this cancer, such as tamoxifen and Faslodex, block the hormone estrogen receptor that ER+ cancer cells need to grow. Show More Summary
The development of TOLF was motivated by the request from breast cancer survivors in our prior research where nurse-patient-in-person delivery model was used and guided by the Model of Self-Care for Lymphedema Symptom Management based on our prior research. Show More Summary
The inspiring story of a New York City fitness trainer who did downward dog and walk-out planks while waiting to see her surgeon.
Breast cancer patients over 50 years old could be spared invasive procedures by use of stratification based on tumor size and molecular characteristics, including Ki67. The cell proliferation index Ki67 is significantly associated with...Show More Summary
Immediate breast reconstruction (IBR) can avoid some of the psychological effects of undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer, compared to waiting for delayed breast reconstruction (DBR), reports a study in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery(r), the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
Kate Hudson certainly has abs of steel — and she’s putting them to good use. The actress, mother, health enthusiast and athleisurewear designer has teamed up with the Council of Fashion Designers of America to become this year’s ambassador for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer. And she’s bolstering...
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 220,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in women each year in the U.S. That means breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women in their lifetime. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign started back in 1985 to increase awareness of the disease. On the […]
It's been over a year since Shannen Doherty revealed that she's battling breast cancer. During that time, the actress has been remarkably candid about her difficult journey, opening up to fans about emotional milestones along the way. When...Show More Summary
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We take fun activities for granted, and it's only when we can't do them anymore that we realize it. One woman could not ride roller coasters when she was undergoing breast cancer treatment. After she recovered from back surgery and became cancer free, she was able to ride again. Show More Summary
Shannen Doherty penned a touching note to her husband, Kurt Iswarienko, on Instagram Monday, honoring his promise to stick by her in sickness and in health. The actress, who’s been openly battling breast cancer, shared a throwback photo from the couple’s wedding day. Show More Summary
When your best friend gets dumped, you come over with Ben & Jerry's and a couple of spoons. When they've got a cold or flu, you grab a pint of chicken soup and head to their apartment with Kleenex. But what do you give a friend who's...Show More Summary
Psycho-social factors can impact how a woman deals with -- and recovers from -- breast cancer.
A deep-freezing technique known as cryoablation is a viable alternative to traditional surgery in many early-stage breast cancers, NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine researchers find in a new clinical study. The results are published in the Annals of Surgical Oncology.