Coral Gables, Fla. (December 1, 2015) - Newly published research from a National Cancer Institute-funded randomized trial shows that women who were provided with skills to manage stress early in their breast cancer treatment show greater length of survival and longer time till disease recurrence over eight to 15 years after their original diagnosis. read more
Brain accumulation of beta-amyloid protein in Alzheimer's disease may cause impairments by depleting levels of a DNA repair protein produced by the breast cancer gene BRCA1.
Researchers are reporting a link between a Breast Cancer gene - BRCA1 - and Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists have know for 2 decades that the gene BRCA1 (official name breast cancer 1) is a contributor to breast, and ovarian. Researchers...Show More Summary
When Kristin Johnson St. Goddard was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, her doctors told her, essentially, to get her affairs in order. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
Russian scientists have found that neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer can stimulate evolution of the tumor. The results of the research conducted by Nicholay Litvyakov, D.Sc. at Cancer Research Institute, Head of...Show More Summary
The pink-tinted month of October was a fitting, if hectic, time for Marc Hurlbert to begin his job as chief mission officer for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. As Breast Cancer Awareness... To view the full story, click the title link.
As a prelude to 10KSA's milestone event on December 12 of this year, people from around the globe submitted their own designs for a tarha (scarf) that... Read more: Breast Cancer, Women, Health, Guinness World Records, Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, Impact News
Long known to be associated with breast and ovarian cancers, the BRCA1 protein may also be linked to Alzheimer's disease
Women with breast cancer who subsequently had a recorded diagnosis of depression had a 45% higher risk of death from all causes, according to a study led by King's College London. The researchers suggest this finding could help to target and support those women most at risk of depression. read more
As a prelude to 10KSA's milestone event on December 12 of this year, people from around the globe submitted their own designs for a tarha (scarf) that captures the soul of 10KSA's breast cancer awareness initiative. This year, Saudi Arabian women are set to make history. Show More Summary
Researchers found an intriguing link between BRCA1, a protein that when mutated can increase the risk of breast cancer, and Alzheimer’s
New Haven, Conn. -- It is well documented that black, Hispanic, and Asian women typically develop advanced-stage breast cancer more often than white women. As a result, black women are more likely to receive neoadjuvant chemotherapy, or chemotherapy prior to surgery, in hopes of improving outcomes. Show More Summary
Boston- Postmenopausal African American women who use female hormone supplements containing estrogen and progestin ("combination" therapy) are at an increased risk for estrogen receptor positive breast cancer. The study, which appears...Show More Summary
Mutant forms of breast cancer factor 1 (BRCA1) are associated with breast and ovarian cancers but according to new findings, in the brain the normal BRCA1 gene product may also be linked to Alzheimer's disease. The results, published in Nature Communications, suggest that low levels of BRCA1 protein in the brain may contribute to dementia. Show More Summary
CHICAGO - Low-income women in Medicaid expansion states in the U.S. are more likely to have a breast screening performed than those in non-expansion states, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). read more
There are few that would disagree with the statement cancer sucks, but for a Utah family who is battling cancer for the third time, cancer is even more devastating. Chrissy Turner, an 8-year-old from Centerville, Utah, discovered a lump in her chest earlier in November and was initially terrified to tell her mother, Annette, who... Show More Summary
The liberal media have for decades either ignored, or worse, deceived the public on, the abortion/breast cancer link.
This is just tragic. This poor family has been through the literal wringer. First the mother had cervical cancer and overcame it. Then the father had non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and fought
Chrissy Turner, an 8-year-old girl of Centerville, Utah, learner earlier this month that she has a rare form of breast cancer, a shocking discovery not only to her and her family, but to the doctors who said this is the youngest diagnosis they have ever seen. Show More Summary
A young girl from Centerville, Utah, 8-year-old Chrissy Turner, has been diagnosed with a very rare type of breast cancer, which has been found in only "one in a million" people.