Pink crap-drunk America was busy Racing For The Cure for the last 30 years, one race has been left behind in the fight against breast cancer: black women. In 2013, black women are still twice as likely to die from the disease than their white counterparts. Twice. As. Likely. That's a fucking disgrace. Read more...
If you or someone you care about has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, there will be questions. These may include: What should I eat? During any cancer therapy, remember these four diet tips: Stay hydrated (mostly from caffeine-free...Show More Summary
Black women are 40 percent more likely to die of breast cancer than their white counterparts. The post Black Women Are More Likely To Die From Breast Cancer Than White Women, And The Gap Is Getting Worse appeared first on ThinkProgr...
Study shows that eating plenty of tomatoes and tomato-based products, even for a short period, helped protect at-risk postmenopausal women
The difference in mortality rates between black women and white women with breast cancer has widened since 1975, in part because black women have not benefited as much from improvements in screening and treatment.
Decades of awareness campaigns and advances in treatment have improved survival rates for women with breast cancer in the United States, but the majority of those gains have bypassed black women.
Last year, Massachusetts resident and single mother of two Daniele Bien-Aime was fired from her job as a medical interpreter after requesting time off for treatment for breast cancer. With no income, Bien-Aime soon defaulted on her rent. Show More Summary
A new study has found that while three out of four Americans were aware that Angelina Jolie had undergone a preventive double mastectomy, awareness of her story was not associated with an increased understanding of breast cancer risk. Show More Summary
A tomato-rich diet may help protect at-risk postmenopausal women from breast cancer, according to new research.
A new study found that an exercise program can help ward off the muscle pain that often comes with taking medications to treat breast cancer. Physical Activity Helps Ward Off Side Effects of Breast Cancer Drugs is a post from: CalorieLab - Health News & Information Blog
The BioZorb™ three-dimensional surgical marker dramatically improves visualization of the treatment area for radiation planning and therapy, according to a presentation at the prestigious San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2013. The scientific poster reports that the tissue marker is easy to place, safe to use and well tolerated by patients. Show More Summary
The first investigator results from an unprecedented nationwide effort to test promising new breast cancer drugs before the tumor is removed were presented during the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.The research initiative,Show More Summary
Treatment with the bisphosphonate zoledronate did not improve outcomes for women with chemoresistant breast cancer, according to initial results of a phase III clinical trial presented at the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.Many patients with breast cancer are treated with chemotherapy prior to surgery. Show More Summary
A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Maryland School of Public Health found that while three out of four Americans were aware that Angelina Jolie had undergone a preventive...Show More Summary
College Park, MD – Angelina Jolie heightened awareness about breast cancer when she announced in a New York Times op-ed that she had undergone a preventive double mastectomy. But a new study led by researchers in the University of Maryland...Show More Summary
Researchers have shown that aerobic glycolysis -- glucose metabolism in the presence of oxygen -- is not the consequence of the cancerous activity of malignant cells, as has been widely believed, but is itself a cancerous event.
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Metabolism was lost in the shadows of cancer research for decades but has recently been reclaiming some of the spotlight. Now, Mina Bissell, Distinguished Scientist with Berkeley Lab's Life Sciences Division and a leading authority on...Show More Summary
A tomato-rich diet may help protect at-risk postmenopausal women from breast cancer, according to new research accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
A study by Manchester scientists backs preventative surgery to improve survival for women who are at greater risk of getting ovarian cancer and suggests it appears helpful for women at risk of getting breast cancer because of genetic faults. Show More Summary