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Breast Cancer Study

Overweight Women Have Increased Risk For Breast Cancer After Menopause

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - Overweight and obese women are at increased risk of developing breast cancer after menopause, ...

Prevention of Breast Cancer: An Urgent Priority

Lynn R. Goldman | Posted 02.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn R. Goldman

We are all exposed to environmental factors that might ratchet up the risk of cancer. This report offers all of us the hope of staving off a substantial number of breast cancer cases in the coming decades.

When It Comes to Breast Cancer, Less May Be More!

Leigh Vinocur, M.D. | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Leigh Vinocur, M.D.

A new study published in Cancer finds that women who had early stage breast cancer had better survival rates if they had lumpectomy and radiation as opposed to total mastectomy.

Catherine Pearson

Are Breast Cancer Patients Too Quick To Have The Other Breast Removed? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.28.2012 | Women

Many breast cancer patients have their healthy breast removed along with the affected breast despite the relatively low risk of developing cancer in t...

STUDY: The Unexpected Thing That Dramatically Increases Breast Cancer Survival Rates

Christina Huffington | Posted 11.27.2012 | Women

You don't need a study to tell you that good friends and a close family can help boost the morale of a women facing breast cancer. But arguing convinc...

Diagnosing Breast Cancer: The Quest for a 'Single Bullet'

Elisa Port, M.D. | Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Elisa Port, M.D.

In the last decades we have made much progress toward identifying and characterizing the pathways that lead to cancer development, but we also know that we have only just skimmed the surface of potential targeted therapy.

Catherine Pearson

Could Cutting Carbs Cut Breast Cancer Risk? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.09.2011 | Healthy Living

Cutting carbohydrates from your diet just two days a week could lead to greater weight loss than adhering to a more traditional low-calorie diet, a ne...

Catherine Pearson

New Study Reports Major Benefit From Breast Cancer Screening | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.06.2011 | Healthy Living

Regular mammography screening may reduce women's risk of dying from breast cancer by half, according to a new study from the Netherlands. The decrease...

Study: Family History Can Trump Breast Cancer Gene Test

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — If breast cancer runs in the family, women can be at high risk even if they test free of the disease's most common gene mutations, ...