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Breast Cancer Isn't Funny, But Humor Can Heal Curetoday.com
Breast cancer. What do you think of when you hear or read those words? Do you feel sadness, anger, frustration, fear, worry, dread? Perhaps you felt several of ...
Scientists may have found a way to tell if breast cancer will return Boston 25 News
The genetic and molecular makeup of breast tumors holds clues to how a woman's disease could progress, including the likelihood of it coming back after ...
Supplemental ultrasonography for breast cancer screening may cause more harm than benefit Healio
Performing ultrasonography as an adjunct to screening mammography increased the risk for false-positive biopsies in women at low, intermediate, and high ...
Vitamin C Might Reverse Stress-induced Driver of Breast Cancer, Study Says Breast Cancer News
The stress hormone epinephrine may help breast cancer cells grow by helping them get more energy, an effect that seems to be reversed with vitamin C.
Breast cancer: Does stress fuel its spread? Medical News Today
A new study from Switzerland shows how stress can act on breast cancer tumors, supporting their spread and diversification and making them harder to treat.
Breast cancer survivor on mission to raise awareness KVOA Tucson News
VAIL — On Sunday afternoon, Khevin Barnes, spent time at his keyboard writing a very personal musical. “A lot of guys are diagnosed late and that's really the ...
New Study Says Breast Cancer Is 11 Different Diseases, Allowing Researchers To Predict Relapse - Forbes
New Study Says Breast Cancer Is 11 Different Diseases, Allowing Researchers To Predict Relapse Forbes
New research published in the journal Nature shows that breast cancer is 11 genetically distinct diseases, and each has a different prognosis and chance of ...
Breast cancer risk tied to DDT varies by exposure timing Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The once-common pesticide DDT has long been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. Now, research suggests that women's age at first ...
Molecular patterns could indicate whether breast cancer returns, study finds - Atlanta Journal Constitution
Molecular patterns could indicate whether breast cancer returns, study finds Atlanta Journal Constitution
The genetic and molecular makeup of breast tumors holds clues to how a woman's disease could progress, including the likelihood of it coming back after ...
FDA Approvals in Breast Cancer and of a Biosimilar, NDA Submitted in CLL, and More OncLive
Today- FDA approvals in breast cancer and of a biosimilar, a new drug application submitted in chronic lymphocytic leukemia, encouraging findings in a lung ...
UW scientists discover pathway behind common cancer gene La Crosse Tribune
UW-Madison researchers have discovered one way a gene that usually protects against tumors can, when mutated, spur cancers of the breast, ovaries, lung and ...
Challenges, opportunities remain in breast cancer survivorship care Healio
MIAMI — Although significant progress has been made in breast cancer care, challenges and opportunities remain in cancer survivorship, according to a ...
Background parenchymal enhancement on MRI predicts risk for invasive breast cancer Healio
Background parenchymal enhancement observed on breast MRI appeared to be strongly predictive of risk for breast cancer, regardless of breast density, ...
Global Breast Cancer Drugs Market Will Reach USD 38.3 Billion By 2025: Zion Market Research - GlobeNewswire
Global Breast Cancer Drugs Market Will Reach USD 38.3 Billion By 2025: Zion Market Research GlobeNewswire
According to the report, the global breast cancer drugs market was valued at approximately USD 18.8 billion in 2018 and is expected to generate around USD ...
Local yoga class raises money for Metastatic Breast Cancer 40/29tv Fort Smith/Fayetteville
Local yoga class raises money for Metastatic Breast Cancer.
Can Breast Cancer Be Treated Without Surgery? The Wall Street Journal
Breast-cancer patients are joining trials to see if they can skip surgery altogether—a less-invasive approach that would be a milestone in treatment.
FDA Approves Immunotherapy Drug for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Healthline
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently granted accelerated approval to the first immunotherapy treatment for breast cancer. It combines the drug ...
Breast cancer screening evolves in 'age of acceleration' Healio
MIAMI — Breast cancer screening is moving away from a generalized, population-based approach to more personalized, risk-based assessment, according to a ...
Drug could alleviate side effects of chemo for breast cancer patients - Stanford Medical Center Report
Drug could alleviate side effects of chemo for breast cancer patients Stanford Medical Center Report
Stanford researchers have found a way to predict who will suffer heart problems from a common breast-cancer drug, as well as identified an FDA-approved ...
19th Annual Barbara Ireland Walk Helps Make Strides in Battle Against Breast Cancer Noozhawk
A sea of pink and green surrounded Santa Barbara's Chase Palm Park on Saturday morning during the 19th annual Barbara Ireland Walk and Run for Breast ...
Scientists discover key enzyme in breast cancer proliferation, treatment resistance - Medical Xpress
Scientists discover key enzyme in breast cancer proliferation, treatment resistance Medical Xpress
Basal-like breast cancer is the most aggressive and difficult-to-treat subtype of breast cancer, and it largely overlaps with the triple-negative classification of the ...
New gene hunt reveals potential breast cancer treatment target Science Daily
Researchers have developed a way to discover elusive cancer-promoting genes, already identifying one that appears to promote aggressive breast cancers.
Many Families With High Breast Cancer Risk Await a Genetic Explanation - The Crux - Discover Magazine
Many Families With High Breast Cancer Risk Await a Genetic Explanation - The Crux Discover Magazine
Since finding BRCA1, the first gene tied to breast cancer risk, 100 others have turned up. Yet many predisposed families don't have clear explanations.
Breast Cancer's Spread Promoted by Glucocorticoids Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
In breast cancer, increased glucocorticoid receptor activity increases cancer cell heterogeneity and metastasis, substantiating a perceived link between cancer ...
New cell-tracking technique sheds light on breast cancer spread Medical News Today
Cellular barcoding shows promise as a way to identify the few metastasis-driving cell variants from the thousands that are present in breast cancer tumors.
Repurposing older drugs could raise new hope for breast cancer treatment UChicago News
An estimated 15 to 20 percent of all breast cancer patients are “triple negative,” meaning women lack three crucial treatment targets—the estrogen receptor, the ...
Finger-mounted optical probe designed to improve breast cancer removal Phys.org
Researchers have developed the first wearable probe that enhances the sense of touch by imaging and quantifying the stiffness and elasticity of biological ...
Doctors Kept Dismissing My Back Pain—Until I Was Finally Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer - Health.com
Doctors Kept Dismissing My Back Pain—Until I Was Finally Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer Health.com
Doctors brushed off Tori Geib's chronic back pain and insisted it was caused by job stress, then depression. Finally, the real diagnosis emerged: she.
Intraoperative radiotherapy viable for certain patients with breast cancer Healio
MIAMI — Intraoperative radiotherapy remains a viable option for patients with low-risk breast cancer, according to a presenter at Miami Breast Cancer ...
Alpelisib prolongs PFS in breast cancer subset Healio
The addition of alpelisib to fulvestrant significantly extended PFS among certain patients with PIK3CA-mutant breast cancer, according to results of the ...
New weapon against breast cancer | UDaily UDaily
Light-triggered therapies work better together than separately against triple-negative breast cancer.
TMIST PI Pisano: “Are we further reducing breast cancer mortality the more intensively we screen?” - The Cancer Letter Publications
TMIST PI Pisano: “Are we further reducing breast cancer mortality the more intensively we screen?” The Cancer Letter Publications
The Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial, a massive randomized trial of early detection, is asking an important question: Is digital breast ...
Aggressive Breast Cancer Responds to New Drug WebMD
In the clinical trial of the new drug, sacituzumab govitecan, about a third of the patients responded to treatment and the effect lasted up to eight months.
FDA Approves 1st Immunotherapy Breast Cancer Drug WebMD
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given its blessing to the first immunotherapy regimen for breast cancer. The combination of immunotherapy ...
Viewpoint: Conflicting headlines are confusing patients about breast cancer risks GP online
Over 40% of women do not feel they have a good understanding of the breast cancer risk factors and media reports often oversimplify the impact of diet, which ...
Martinsville Martinsville Mayor Shannon Kohl says she has breast cancer Kara Kenney 12:43 PM, Mar - WRTV Indianapolis
Martinsville Martinsville Mayor Shannon Kohl says she has breast cancer Kara Kenney 12:43 PM, Mar WRTV Indianapolis
MARTINSVILLE — Martinsville Mayor Shannon Kohl tells RTV6 she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. “It's not something anyone ever wants to hear or ...
Why Don't Some Patients Get Timely Breast Cancer Tx? MedPage Today
Low-income women enrolled in high-deductible health plans delayed chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer by nearly 9 months versus low-income women ...
Co-founder of longtime Williamsburg nonprofit steps down but leaves a legacy behind her WYDaily
Mary Beth Gibson is known in the community as a pink force of nature, helping to create a safe place for young women with breast cancer where she didn't…
Missouri store catering to breast cancer patients may close because owner has cancer - FOX13 Memphis
Missouri store catering to breast cancer patients may close because owner has cancer FOX13 Memphis
A two-time breast cancer survivor who opened a store to help other patients, said she must sell her Missouri business now because her cancer has returned to ...
Knowledge is Power: First Annual Patient Conference Curetoday.com
Since having been diagnosed with Breast Cancer, I was aware of a conference held annually at the Fontainebleau Hotel addressing advancements in the ...
PET scans show biomarkers could spare some breast cancer patients from chemotherapy: De-escalation of treatment strategies aims to minimize toxicity while maintaining efficacy - Science Daily
PET scans show biomarkers could spare some breast cancer patients from chemotherapy: De-escalation of treatment strategies aims to minimize toxicity while maintaining efficacy Science Daily
In an effort to further individualize therapy and avoid over-treating patients, researchers report a new study using PET scans has identified a biomarker that may ...
Yoga benefit class in Fayetteville raises money for Stage IV Breast Cancer 4029tv
On Friday March 15, Trailside Yoga in Fayetteville hosted a benefit celebrating and honoring fellow yoga student and friend of Trailside, Valerie Wright.
Diabetes tied to risk for more advanced, aggressive breast cancer Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women with diabetes are more likely than those without the disease to be diagnosed with a more advanced and difficult to treat form of breast ...
Insecticide Linked to Increased Breast Cancer Risk -- 40 Years After Exposure Truthout
Researchers found DDT exposure before puberty may have increased the breast cancer risk for women in their 50's.
Bride, 30, told she has breast cancer a week before wedding - but kept it secret Mirror Online
Charlotte Drake, from Oxfordshire, feared she'd "ruined" groom Luke's life when she suggested calling off their big day after receiving the devastating diagnosis.
Lufkin breast cancer survivor gives back by creating East Texas Cancer Alliance of Hope KTRE
A Lufkin breast cancer survivor created a non-profit organization called East Texas Cancer Alliance of Hope in an effort to help others who are battling the ...
At New York Fashion Week, Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients Walk The Runway : Shots - Health News - NPR
At New York Fashion Week, Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients Walk The Runway : Shots - Health News NPR
On a cold, bright Sunday afternoon during New York Fashion Week, nearly 600 people packed into an old building in Manhattan's Lower East Side for an ...
High Deductibles May Threaten Breast Cancer Patients' Survival WebMD
Even when women have health insurance, high deductibles may delay them from having breast cancer diagnosed and treated, researchers say.
Pregnancies tied to breast cancer odds for high-risk women WHTC News
By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Having more than one pregnancy has long been linked to lower odds of breast cancer, and a new study suggests that may ...
CURE Hosts First Ever Patient-Focused Meeting at Miami Breast Cancer Conference Curetoday.com
In line with its mission to provide cancer updates, research, and education, CURE Media Group is hosting its first ever patient-focused meeting at the 36th ...
EU Panel Backs Olaparib for BRCA-Mutant Advanced Breast Cancer OncLive
The European Medicine Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has granted a positive opinion to olaparib tablets as monotherapy for the ...
Cryoablation may be promising alternative to surgery for low-risk breast cancer Healio
Cryoablation may be an effective primary treatment option for women with low-risk breast cancer, according to preliminary findings from the Ice 3 trial.
Number and timing of pregnancies influence breast cancer risk for women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation: Risk of breast cancer declined for women with BRCA1 gene and more than one pregnancy - Science Daily
Number and timing of pregnancies influence breast cancer risk for women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation: Risk of breast cancer declined for women with BRCA1 gene and more than one pregnancy Science Daily
Researchers confirm the lower risk of breast cancer from multiple pregnancies and from breast feeding seen in average risk women extends to those at the ...
Persistent hot flashes linked to 'slight but significant' increase in breast cancer risk Healio
Postmenopausal women who experienced persistent vasomotor symptoms, such as hot flashes and night sweats, appeared more likely to be diagnosed with ...
Evaluating 3 Types of Targeted Therapies for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Targeted Oncology
Aditya Bardia, MBBS, MPH, discusses the development of targeted therapies for patients with triple-negative breast cancer. He says these approaches can be ...
Some Patients With Breast Cancer Can Avoid Chemo AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
PET scans may identify which patients with a type of HER2-positive breast cancer might benefit most from targeted agents alone and can be spared ...
Providence clinical trials lead to approval of new treatment for aggressive breast cancer - OregonLive
Providence clinical trials lead to approval of new treatment for aggressive breast cancer OregonLive
Immunotherapy is finally an option for people with breast cancer.”
Dynamics of breast-cancer relapse reveal late-recurring ER-positive genomic subgroups Nature.com
The rates and routes of lethal systemic spread in breast cancer are poorly understood owing to a lack of molecularly characterized patient cohorts with long-term, ...
Biologic Age Associated With Breast Cancer Risk AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have recently found that biologic age, or a DNA-based estimate of a person's age, is associated with future ...
With Breast Cancer, It's Always "A Million Little Things" Curetoday.com
There's a late-night television series I enjoy watching called A Million Little Things. The show deals with various friendships and the challenges they face. I'm not ...
Georgia family's faith tested by cancer FOX 5 Atlanta
The Sims of Hogansville,Georgia, are tight, woven together by a deep faith recently tested by cancer. Doctors diagnosed 67-year old Brenda Sims in 2014 with ...
Diabetes Drugs May Help Women with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Healthline
A new study reported that two drugs that have been used to treat other diseases for decades might help improve outcomes in people with triple-negative breast ...
Breast Surgeons Seek Genetic Testing for All Patients With Breast Cancer - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
Breast Surgeons Seek Genetic Testing for All Patients With Breast Cancer AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
New guidelines issued Friday from the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) call for giving every person diagnosed with breast cancer a genetic test ...
Samantha Harris talks about her journey with breast cancer and new book ‘Your Healthiest Healthy’ - WGN TV Chicago
Samantha Harris talks about her journey with breast cancer and new book ‘Your Healthiest Healthy’ WGN TV Chicago
Samantha Harris co-hosted Dancing with the Stars for eight seasons, garnering two Emmy nominations, and served as a correspondent and weekend anchor on ...
Breast cancer metastasis risk remains elevated 10 years after childbirth Healio
Women diagnosed with stage 1 or stage 2 postpartum breast cancer up to 10 years after giving birth may be at increased risk for distant metastasis, according to ...
Germans develop breast cancer blood test DW (English)
Breast cancer kills more women globally than any other cancer. Doctors in Germany say they've now developed a new test that can accurately detect cancer in ...
Harvard researchers say soda and sports drinks increase risk of dying from heart disease and breast and colon cancers - CNBC
Harvard researchers say soda and sports drinks increase risk of dying from heart disease and breast and colon cancers CNBC
Drinking soda, sports drinks and other sugary beverages increases the risk of dying from heart disease and some types of cancers, according to new research.
Novel Agents May Change Paradigm for Advanced HER2+ Breast Cancer OncLive
The treatment of patients with advanced HER2-positive breast cancer could be reshaped in the next several years as clinical trials of several exciting new drugs ...
Breast cancer support group is stronger together Staunton News Leader
FISHERSVILLE – “Women like me at the five year mark have a one in five chance of survival. That's the statistic. But I've decided I'm gonna defy the statistic.”.
77-year-old breast cancer survivor makes local stop on cross country journey KBTX
NAVASOTA, Tx. (KBTX) - A 77-year-old breast cancer survivor is making the 3,000-mile journey across the U.S. and stopped right here in the Brazos Valley.
Costly breast cancer treatment delayed for women with high-deductible insurance plans, study finds - Philly.com
Costly breast cancer treatment delayed for women with high-deductible insurance plans, study finds Philly.com
The study's findings reinforce concern among patient advocates that the incredible cost — a phenomenon widely known as “financial toxicity” — is further ...
Genetic factors influence breast cancer risk after radiotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma Healio
Genetic factors influence the risk for breast cancer in women who received radiotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma, according to results of a case-only analysis ...
Experimental Drug Helps Women With Deadly Type of Breast Cancer U.S. News & World Report
By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter. (HealthDay). WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug has shown promise in ...
FDA warns against robotic surgery for breast cancer, cervical cancer, & other women's cancers - Boing Boing
FDA warns against robotic surgery for breast cancer, cervical cancer, & other women's cancers Boing Boing
The United States Food and Drug Administration issued a warning Thursday about the use of surgical robots in breast cancer surgery. FDA says that use of the ...
Researchers harness machine learning to predict breast cancer The Dartmouth
by Blake McGill | 2/25/19 3:00am. A Dartmouth research team is harnessing machine learning technology to predict malignant breast cancer lesions. Saeed ...
Lake Elsinore man uses his story to raise awareness about male breast cancer KABC-TV
Male breast cancer is somewhat rare, but since there's no regular screening test for men, it often gets diagnosed at a much later stage.
Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition: Upcoming Events Boston Herald
The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition, led by executive director Cheryl Osimo, is hosting three upcoming events in which Liz Ellis, Katie Paquin and ...
'Not letting it define us' -- Walking the runway with metastatic breast cancer - Minnesota Public Radio News
'Not letting it define us' -- Walking the runway with metastatic breast cancer Minnesota Public Radio News
At a recent fashion show, models came out about their diagnoses -- revealing both cancer's scarring effects on their bodies, and their defiant embrace of life.
Colors of Cancer: Story of Survival KTSM News Channel 9
More than a million people are diagnosed with cancer each year. For some of us, it hits close to home. That's why the news of our own Felipa Solis' battle with ...
Robots can detect breast cancer as well as radiologists Science Daily
A new article suggests that artificial intelligence systems may be able to perform as accurately as radiologists in the evaluation of digital mammography in breast ...
Novel Agents, Approaches Drive Progress in HER2+ Breast Cancer OncLive
Erika P. Hamilton, MD, shares insight on the management of patients with HER2-positive breast cancer and strategies aimed at targeting treatment resistance ...
The Only Combat Veteran Ran Charity Serving Families Impacted by Breast Cancer PR.com
Combat Veteran, Anisa Palmer, hosts the 8th Annual Gala: A Night of Fashion to raise funds in order to help families impacted by breast cancer at The Gathering ...
Women in High-Deductible Health Plans Delay Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment - HealthLeaders Media
Women in High-Deductible Health Plans Delay Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment HealthLeaders Media
Researchers looked at the time to first breast cancer diagnostic testing, diagnosis, and chemotherapy among a group of women whose employers switched from ...
Application Withdrawn for Eflapegrastim as Treatment for Chemotherapy-Induced Neutropenia - Targeted Oncology
Application Withdrawn for Eflapegrastim as Treatment for Chemotherapy-Induced Neutropenia Targeted Oncology
The biologics license application for eflapegrastim was voluntarily withdrawn by Spectrum Pharmaceuticals as the company requires more time to complete ...
Researchers developing MRI waistcoat for better breast cancer detection New Atlas
Researchers in Vienna are making some promising progress in the field of breast cancer detection, developing a new method that revolves around a waistcoat ...
Expert Reviews CDK4/6 Inhibitor Data in HR+/HER2- Breast Cancer Targeted Oncology
Neelima Denduluri, MD, discusses each CDK4/6 inhibitor as potential first-line and second-line therapies based on the data from the PALOMA-2, ...
CDK4/6 Inhibitors Carry Consistent Benefit Across HR+/HER2- Breast Cancer Settings OncLive
Joseph F. Stilwill, MD, shares insight on the clinical benefit seen with CDK4/6 inhibitors in patients with advanced HR-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer ...
Breast cancer: Robotic surgery safety, efficacy still unproven, FDA says Asbury Park Press
Breast cancer patients facing mastectomies should be cautious before agreeing to robotic surgery, federal regulators say, noting the procedure hasn't been ...
Subcutaneous Herceptin Combo Therapy for Certain Breast Cancer Patients Granted FDA Approval - Pharmacy Times
Subcutaneous Herceptin Combo Therapy for Certain Breast Cancer Patients Granted FDA Approval Pharmacy Times
Trastuzumab and hyaluronidase-oysk (Herceptin Hylecta, Genentech) is indicated for subcutaneous administration in certain patients with HER2-positive early ...
Low-Cost, Wearable Bra To Help Detect Cancerous Cells in Breasts The Quint
A team from Thrissur branch of Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology, invented the wearable device which is equipped with sensors and uses thermal ...
Former co-workers help woman with breast cancer who was laid off WBAL Baltimore
JoAnna Draper has gone through the whole gamut of emotions in the last month. Advertisement. Related *Content*. 8 surprising pancreatic cancer symptoms you ...
NeuVax/Herceptin Combo Promotes Disease-free Survival in TNBC Breast Cancer News
A Phase 2b trial shows a combination of the investigational cancer vaccine NeuVax plus Herceptin is safe and efficient in triple-negative breast cancer.
Asian women who immigrate to U.S. may have higher breast cancer risk, research finds NBCNews.com
They study says the shift may be traced to increased access to breast cancer screenings, later childbirth, decreased breastfeeding and sedentary lifestyles.
BLUMENFIELD DECLARES FEBRUARY 19 'JILLIAN BARBERIE BREAST CANCER AWARENESS DAY' IN CITY OF LOS ANGELES - KABC
BLUMENFIELD DECLARES FEBRUARY 19 'JILLIAN BARBERIE BREAST CANCER AWARENESS DAY' IN CITY OF LOS ANGELES KABC
LOS ANGELES, CA – Councilmember Bob Blumenfield celebrated and honored local media legend Jillian Barberie by declaring February 19, 'Jillian Barberie ...
Older biologic age linked to elevated breast cancer risk: NIH scientists use epigenetics to help predict disease development - Science Daily
Older biologic age linked to elevated breast cancer risk: NIH scientists use epigenetics to help predict disease development Science Daily
Biologic age, a DNA-based estimate of a person's age, is associated with future development of breast cancer, according to scientists. Biologic age was ...
Senate committee approves breast cancer screening bill | Local News Brunswick News
The tale's been told more than once since Margie Singleton began working to get the details in House Bill 62 into Georgia law, but it still tends to make an.
New law helps women in fight against breast cancer with insurance changes KY3
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3/KSPR) - Nearly one out of every eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, according to the Breast Cancer Foundation of ...
Adjuvant denosumab in postmenopausal patients with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer (ABCSG-18): disease-free survival results from a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial - The Lancet
Adjuvant denosumab in postmenopausal patients with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer (ABCSG-18): disease-free survival results from a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial The Lancet
In postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive, early-stage breast cancer, treatment with adjuvant aromatase inhibitors is the standard of care, but it ...
Pink Gala to raise money for local breast cancer patients The Intelligencer
The Pine2Pink Foundation is hosting its first fundraising Pink Gala on Saturday. Money raised through the Doylestown-based foundation helps pay for breast ...
Breast Cancer for Beginners
Introduction Because of the social changes, which has brought increased number of workingwoman and hence delayed childbearing, there has been a steep rise in the number of breast cancer patients in the last few decades. But as the incidence of the patients has risen so has raised the modality of treatments and the success rates.
Passive Smokers Can Get Breast Cancer! Learn How?
US scientists have claimed that secondhand smokers are at higher risk of Breast Cancer. Earlier, their research also led to them to the conclusion that young women smokers are more likely to get addicted to smoking than young men.
Naural Self-Defense Against Breast Cancer - Learning to Cope Successfully with Organochlorine Pollut
What are organochlorines?Organochlorines are chemicals found in some herbicides and pesticides, in chlorine bleach and most chemical disinfectants, and many plastics, especially PVC (polyvinylchloride).Organochlorines are implicated in causing and promoting breast cancer because they mutate genes and they cause breast cells to become more receptive to a cancer-promoting chemical called estradiol.
Antiperspirants And Breast Cancer
Most underarm antiperspirants contain as the active ingredient, Aluminium Chlorohydrate, as you will probably remember there has been controversy about Aluminium, since the 1950's when it was a popular metal used for making cooking pots, Saucepans and Fry Pans and that it could be one of the contributing factors to Alzheimer's, now we have another problem that could also be related to Aluminium, Breast Cancer.Research shows that one of the leading causes of Breast Cancer could be the use of antiperspirants.
Early Detection And Breast Cancer
It is generally accepted that by the time a cancer is found by mammography or palpated during a clinical breast exam, the cancer has been growing for 8-10 years. What if we could have been alerted to the problem as it was developing, rather than wait till it is large enough to be seen by the naked eye? Would that be of interest to you?There exists a technology that can detect an issue YEARS before a tumor can be seen on X-ray or palpated during an exam.
Early Breast Cancer Detection
Most women are familiar with mammography as our "gold standard" for breast cancer screening. However, there are additional tools available that women can add to their arsenal.
Emotional Responses to Breast Cancer - Understanding the One You Love
Being diagnosed with breast cancer is a life-changing event. A torrent of feelings wash over the survivor.
Finding Your Spiritual Strength in the Midst of Your Emotional Turmoil
There were so many emotions that I experienced in 2003 when the doctor confirmed I had Breast Cancer; I was overwhelmed. That was a point in my life that seemed to play out in slow motion.
Do You Know Some Nutrients Help Prevent Breast Cancer?
Breast cancer today is one of the most threatening conditions that a woman might have. A woman's breast undergoes a lot of changes during her lifetime.
Finding the Spirit - Identifying the Enemy
In the daily fight for survival our vision is blurred because our health is compromised. This is when the enemy attacks- we lose focus and become vulnerable.
Mammograms Are No Joke - They Can Save Lives!
There are so many jokes about mammograms! Have you heard the one about the fridge door ?or the bookends ?or the garage floor? Thanks to all the jokes, "Mammogram" has become a household word, and it's not that I don't have a sense of humor, but as a mammography technologist, I've heard the jokes many times. I think the jokes are embarrassing for women and demeaning with regard to their physical bodies.
In December of 2001, breast cancer was the furthest thing from my mind. I was busy.
A Tool for Early Breast Cancer Screening
Who isn't familiar with the expression, "early detection is the best prevention?" We hear this term throughout the year and most everyone is familiar with this "catch phrase" as it relates to breast cancer. Obviously, a woman's chance for survival improves when a cancer is found early.
Gift Giving for Breast Cancer Patients and Their Families
Did you know that each year, 182,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and 43,300 die? One woman in eight either has or will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. In addition, 1,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 400 will die this year.
Mammogram and Breast Cancer Screening
Cancer screening The term screening is commonly used for a test that is used for evaluation of a person for possible disease without the person ever having any symptoms or signs of the disease. Screening tests are usually undertaken in a target population, which has significantly high risk of developing the disease.
Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging In Medical Therapy
Digital technology now makes Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging available to all. There now is a completely safe test that can aid in diagnosis, treatment and monitoring with absolutely no risk or radiation exposure.
The News You Dont Want To Hear: Youve Got Breast Cancer
For many people being told that they have cancer is one of the most stressful times in their lives. Just as we think we have everything under control, something comes along that can shatter even the strongest of wills.
Breast Cancer Statistics - How Breast Cancer Survival Rates Increased 50%
Breast cancer statistics show that over 1.2 million persons will be diagnosed with breast cancer worldwide this year, according to the World Health Organization.
There it is again. I muttered to myself, frustrated as I washed my arm.
Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention Tips
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Men and women can take preventative steps for avoiding breast cancer and staying healthy.
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