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.
A supplemental "boost" of radiation improves local control and provides an incremental benefit in decreasing breast cancer recurrence for patients with Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) who receive whole breast radiation therapy radiation...Show More Summary
Is there a link between soy and breast cancer? Recent research shows that consuming soy does not increase breast cancer risk. In fact, it may even prevent it. Mayo Clinic experts say, when eaten in moderation, soy can be a part of a healthy and balanced diet. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we […]
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researchers in the Precision Medicine Program aim to validate a new genomic sequencing approach that may help identify a sub-set of triple-negative breast cancers. The work is supported by a grant from the Val Skinner Foundation.
Ralph Lauren's Pink Pony Fund has long been involved in the fight against breast cancer. Next month two limited edition fragrance bottles will go on sale with 100 % of profits from every bottle sold donated to The Pink Pony Fund. Both...Show More Summary
BRCA is a powerful tool to estimate cancer risk, but it's not a crystal ball. And I don't want the results of one imperfect test to propel me into surgery. The post Why I Won’t Get the Genetic Test for Breast Cancer appeared first on WIRED.
The Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation is teaming up for the third time with Bake It Happen to raise funds for breast cancer research. Bake It Happen donates funds to the cause every time someone registers for the event, bakes a recipe, and then shares photos or video on social media.
Just when I think that I might be getting a bit of a handle on the various types of breast cancers and how they most frequently manifest themselves, I somehow manage to come across something that once again startles me. I am the first...Show More Summary
PHILADELPHIA -- More and more girls are expected to have to confront breast cancer fears as modern genomics technology makes it easier to detect strong risk factors such as inherited BRCA1/2 mutations. But a new study shows that adolescent...Show More Summary
An Oklahoma man who had breast cancer is urging both men and women to check themselves for signs of the disease. But is this recommended?
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According to the Centers for Disease Control, 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 next Mayo […]
Rumours around the causes of breast cancer persist – but the evidence for these claims doesn’t always stack up A diagnosis of breast cancer can be frightening, and many of the known risk factors – genetics, ageing, being a woman – are beyond our control. Show More Summary