Dedicated to Gloria Gaynor and her song "I Will Survive." October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I'm always reminded that survival wears many faces. But what it really gets down to is having a positive attitude. Music played a huge role in my own attitude after being diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer at the age of 47. Show More Summary
In the presence of the HER2 inhibitor lapatinib, the tumor suppressor molecule FOXO changes role and desensitizes HER2+ breast cancer cells to the drug, leading to relapse.
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have found that the breast cancer drug tamoxifen gives white blood cells a boost, better enabling them to respond to, ensnare and kill bacteria in laboratory experiments. Show More Summary
Women from various ethnic minorities are more likely to receive inferior treatment for breast cancer than non-Hispanic white women.
Researchers provide the most detailed look yet at why minority women tend to fare worse with breast cancer
Wearing pink is only allowed in the NFL during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams apparently wanted to become an exception, but the NFL shut it down, per ESPN's Field Yates. Williams...Show More Summary
A surprising, paradoxical relationship between a tumor suppressor molecule and an oncogene may be the key to explaining and working around how breast cancer tumor cells become desensitized to a common cancer drug.
Seriously, what the hell? DeAngelo Williams died his hair pink last season to honor his mother, Sandra, who passed away from breast cancer in 2010. Williams wrote about why the color pink was important to him in a story for MMQB, and...Show More Summary
Look again. Nope, keep looking Past the breasts Miss bikini Ireland was doing some publicity for breast cancer awareness. The cyclist was a bit distractedpic.twitter.com/mkTRspevCx — Gareth Soye (@GarethSoye) October 12, 2015 Yup, there...Show More Summary
A reader wonders why a gene mutation associated with breast cancer is found in Ashkenazi Jewish women at a much higher rate than in other Jews.
Most of us have somebody in our lives who has been affected by breast cancer. It’s a disease that has become far too common. When licensed Zumba® Instructor Paula Jacobs… READ ON
An inspirational couple has turned a shared illness into a shared vision for the future of public health. Meg and Gerard Campion have both been diagnosed with breast cancer over the past decade, and today are relentlessly raising awareness for the disease, particularly among men, ABC News reported. Show More Summary
October is the month we set aside to spread awareness of a disease that affects women worldwide: breast cancer, the second most common cancer in women. While treating cancer with chemotherapy kills cancer cells, it also leaves womenShow More Summary
How many times have you heard someone ask, "Why did I get breast cancer? I don't understand. We have no history of breast cancer in my family. I am the only one who has or had breast cancer. I must have done something wrong. I must not have done everything that I needed to do in order to keep from getting breast cancer. Show More Summary
In August of 2007 I went to the doctor for a checkup. My doctor recommended a mammogram because my mother had recently been diagnosed with breast cancer for a second time. I was 43 and at that point they were only giving women in their early 40s mammograms if there... More »
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and on the next program breast cancer specialist Dr. Sandhya Pruthi discusses the latest in diagnosis and treatment, including the debate over whether ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is an early form of breast cancer. Also on the program, by age 80 more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or […]
To advance cancer research and reduce animal testing, a team of scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Nottingham have received funding to develop a gel that will match many of the biological structures of human breast tissue. The £417,000 award from the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) will […]
The Texans Cheerleaders donned their pink boots for Thursday Night Football and Breast Cancer Awareness Month [Texans Cheerleaders Gallery] [Houston Texans Cheerleaders] [...]
This was a week of dips and joys. It was a week of heart splitting conversations and elation at good news. It was seven days where, when I talked to friends about their days, they too were weak at the knees in both good and bad ways. And...Show More Summary
By Lil Mama As Told To Najja Parker I didn't take it seriously when my mother was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004. She didn't look sick. She didn't act sick. She still had her energy and smile and was always loving and sensitive. Show More Summary