Physical activity carries a long list of proven health benefits, including a lower risk for high blood pressure, heart disease, breast cancer and depression. Might the benefits of exercise extend to menopause as well?Read full article >>
By the time oncologist and genetics researcher Theodora Ross got her MD and PhD, she needed both hands to count the number of her relatives who had cancer. After her beloved sister Bea died of breast cancer at 38, Ross became determined to study the so-called “breast cancer genes,” BRCA1 and BRCA2.Read full article >>
About 2,600 men per year are diagnosed with breast cancer. This amounts to just 1 percent of breast cancer victims, but the number is high regardless—especially to those who don’t realize that men can get breast cancer at all. Read more...
For anyone who has ever discovered a lump in their breast or noticed some sort of physical change in the appearance of their breast or the area around it, the first thought that crosses the mind is that it must be cancer. And it may be or it might not be. Show More Summary
When it comes to talking about breast cancer, not all men mansplain — but such instances are not isolated.
Women who survive either breast cancer or thyroid cancer are more likely to develop the other disease later in life, emphasizing the need for surveillance and awareness.
A new study finds that high-fructose corn syrup and even sugars found in fruit can fuel the growth of cancer cells
We all know that heart disease is one of the top health threats facing men. But many of us forget that this killer doesn't discriminate between genders. While breast cancer gets more attention and concern from women, heart disease is their number 1 killer, causing 1 in 3 deaths among women each year - more than all cancers combined. Show More Summary
Using imagery to meditate can help with stress of cancer Guided imagery may help you escape the stresses of cancer for a time. Learn how to relax with these easy-to-follow steps. Video: Pink Sisters Women diagnosed with breast cancer are being paired with survivors — Pink Sisters. See how this support system helps ease fears […]
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A new way to use the empty shell of a hepatitis E virus has been developed to carry vaccines or drugs into the body. The technique has been tested in rodents as a way to target breast cancer, and is available for commercial licensin...
Breast Cancer Patients Have Enhanced Access to Breast Surgery Expertise in Ocean and Monmouth Counties
Today is World Cancer Day. Breast cancer survivor Megan O'Hara, the Oscar-nominated producer of the documentary The C Word, said that as we look for a cure there should also be a greater focus on the preventability of many cancers: "It's...Show More Summary
Though undergoing a breast biopsy is anything but relaxing, a new study shows that patients who meditate during the procedure experience less pain, anxiety and fatigue.
Today we’ve published three reviews that look at media messages related to a Harvard study on fiber consumption and breast cancer risk. Harvard news release review: Are we absolutely or relatively sure that increasing dietary fiber reduces...Show More Summary
Today's World Cancer Day holds special meaning to those of us at Susan G. Komen. While we first put down roots in the U.S. in 1982, we have worked in more than 60 countries since our founding to reduce breast cancer deaths in countries where the disease still carries stigma and shame, and where resources to treat it are scarce. Show More Summary
DURHAM, N.C. -- Meditation eases anxiety, fatigue and pain for women undergoing breast cancer biopsies, according to researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute. They also found that music is effective, but to a lesser extent. The researchers...Show More Summary
A new article provides an in-depth look at the issues associated with the care of women in families with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome who have not yet developed cancer themselves.
ROCHESTER, Minn. — In a review article published in the Feb. 4 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, a pair of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center researchers provide an in-depth look at the issues associated with the care of women in families with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome who have not yet developed […]
By Alison Feller for Well+GOOD Remember the high school cafeteria, where lunch was a rotation of cafeteria pizza (ick) and Lunchables (double ick), served alongside the latest gossip? While we can barely remember what we ate last week--let...Show More Summary