With breast cancer being unfortunately the second leading cause of death for women in the United States, and the statistics for the illness sadly being so high, it seems as though everyone can say they know someone who has suffered from breast cancer. Show More Summary
Kevin Lomangino is the managing editor of HealthNewsReview.org. He tweets at @Klomangino. The big story on our health news radar yesterday was about a gene test that identifies women with early-stage breast cancer who may be able to safely skip chemotherapy. Show More Summary
A new study about hormone replacement therapy concluded that certain types tripled a woman's risk of breast cancer. The post 40-Year Study: HRT Dangerous for Women and Horses appeared first on PETA.
A new study supports what many scientists have suspected — that missing sleep puts women at a greater risk of the disease.
Shannon Vincel was waiting outside a hospital residence for a shuttle to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Illinois when she was struck on the head by an unknown suspect
When it comes to our health and our health care, we love the numbers. Sometimes, we even fall in love with the numbers, assuming that the numbers tell us the whole story when in fact that may not be the case. Cholesterol numbers, blood pressure numbers, body mass index, whatever. Show More Summary
A study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators reveals how spontaneous changes in the molecular characteristics of tumors can lead to tumors with a mixed population of cells requiring treatment with several types of therapeutic drugs. Show More Summary
A University of Central Florida cancer researcher has discovered a way to kill spreading breast cancer cells and her new technology has generated a licensing agreement that will accelerate the therapy's path to clinical trials. Metastatic...Show More Summary
Researchers found that some women with early breast cancer can safely avoid the treatment with little risk of cancer recurring or spreading in five years.
A large clinical trial in Europe concluded that half of women with "high" risk, early-stage breast cancer might safely avoid chemo.
Carrying excess weight is a risk factor for a range of cancers, including uterine and ovarian cancers and some cancers of the breast, pancreas, liver, esophagus and kidney.
A new study reveals how spontaneous changes in the molecular characteristics of tumors can lead to tumors with a mixed population of cells requiring treatment with several types of therapeutic drugs.
Study of breast cancer patients whose treatment included tamoxifen finds their expectations influenced number and severity of experienced side effects.
ZION, IL – A 46-year-old cancer patient was beaten to death in front of an Shannon Vincel after flying to Illinois from St. Louis to receive radiation treatments. According to reports, Shannon Vincel was battling breast cancer and had already undergone a double mastectomy. Show More Summary
Shannen Doherty has been battling her cancer on two fronts since she was first diagnosed with breast cancer. The Charmed and Beverly Hills 90210 star only revealed her condition to the public as a statement meant to shine an unwanted spotlight on her manager. Show More Summary
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Melatonin, a hormone produced in the human brain, appears to suppress the growth of breast cancer tumors. Researchers at Michigan State University published this finding in the current issue of Genes and Cancer....Show More Summary
Fitbit like you've never seen it before: a new in-house design for a pendant makes fitness tracking an evening affair. Shares of fitness technology pioneer Fitbit (AAPL) are up 44 cents, or 3%, at $14.88, after the company this morning...Show More Summary
A new analysis suggests hormone replacement therapy increases the risk of developing breast cancer even more than we thought. Will women keep taking it?
Women expecting the worst from breast cancer treatment experienced more side effects, in a new study
Shannen Doherty has had a tough time of it recently. It's no secret that the actress has been battling breast cancer, but she's been embroiled in legal drama throughout. This all stemmed from her management not paying her premiumsShow More Summary