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Breast Cancer Genetics

Listen Up, Guys: You Can Get Breast Cancer, Too

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.17.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Men may not realize it, but they can get breast cancer, too. In a HuffPost Live conversation on Wednesday, Dr. Mark David Pearlman explained that ...

Breast Cancer Prevention: Part 3

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Well, as I sat down to write this, I realized that on one hand, I was a little discouraged that I couldn't get this information into one or two blogs ...

Breast Cancer and Prevention: Part 2

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

There are a number of goals in this process. The first is to ensure that you have healthy estrogen ratios. The second is that you give your body the tools it needs to process all your toxins appropriately and allow the two phases of your liver to do their best work keeping you healthy.

Angelina Jolie: Genetics or Lifestyle -- What Is Most Important?

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 07.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Brett Blumenthal

Many individuals in the medical profession chalk disease up to genetics. And that is fair. Genetics play a big role. Yet studies continue to show that our lifestyle choices, although not 100 percent foolproof, play a huge role in making our genes for disease present themselves.

Can You Hear Me? Women and Their Doctors Talking About Surgery to Prevent Breast Cancer

Mark E. Robson, M.D. | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark E. Robson, M.D.

Women with breast cancer should be helped to clearly understand what can and cannot be achieved by prophylactic bilateral mastectomy and the potentially significant risks of the procedure. Doctors, in turn, should accept that a reduction in fear is a worthwhile goal in cancer treatment.

Aaron Sankin

Why Does Marin County Have Such High Breast Cancer Rates?

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 08.08.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- For decades, researchers have puzzled over a paradox: why does Marin Country, consistently ranked as healthiest county in all of Cali...

Scientists Map Genetic Codes Of 21 Breast Cancers

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2012 | Healthy Living

* Research maps genetic codes of 21 breast cancers * Helps scientists understand how disease evolves * Raises hopes of e...