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Breast Cancer's Evolution

Marisa Weiss, M.D. | Posted 09.07.2013 | Home
Marisa Weiss, M.D.

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgToday, there are many more chemicals in greater volume in the environment that are hormonally active and therefore interact with breast cells in detrimental ways. One hundred years ago, they didn't exist and breast cancer was a relatively uncommon disease.

What Needs to Be Done About the Rising Rate of Advanced Breast Cancer in Young Women

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

For young women with breast cancer, the stakes of treatment are greater -- in terms of potential for life-years saved, and in terms of the risks of therapy

Breast Cancer Risk Rises For One Age Group

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 04.28.2013 | Women

CHICAGO -- Advanced breast cancer has increased slightly among young women, a 34-year analysis suggests. The disease is still uncommon among women you...

Why Does The Bay Area Have Higher Breast Cancer Rates?

The Contra Costa Times | Sandy Kleffman | Posted 01.27.2013 | San Francisco

Two Bay Area regions are among four in California with substantially higher than average rates of invasive breast cancer, researchers revealed Monday....

Women: A Year in Review (2011)

Christine Bork | Posted 02.11.2012 | Chicago
Christine Bork

As we reflect on this year's events, let's celebrate women's progress, recognize what needs to be improved and take the next steps -- together -- into the New Year.

Catherine Pearson

Breast Cancer Deaths Down, But Decline Slower For Poor Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.03.2011 | Healthy Living

Breast cancer deaths have dropped steadily since 1990, but they have declined at slower rates among women living in poor areas, according to a new rep...

Most Common Breast Cancer Increasing In U.S.

MyHealthNewsDaily | Posted 09.27.2011 | Healthy Living

A new study shows that the hard-to-treat, estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer (ER-negative) has been declining steadily since 1992. However, rate...