Breast Cancer Information

Breast Cancer Information

Can You Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer?

We hear it all the time?lose weight for your health. Few people however, realize the extent to which this is critical to their physical well-being and ultimately their life expectancy.

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.

Breast Cancer The Cure

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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.

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.

Fourteen Simple Things You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk for Breast Cancer

1. Increase your consumption of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables.

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.


There it is again. I muttered to myself, frustrated as I washed my arm.

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.

The Insidiousness of Breast Cancer and Its Current Treatment

In our modern world, the benefits that today's manufacturing and agricultural activities have brought us is more than painfully offset by the damage to our personal health and wellness. During the course of our daily lives, we are continually exposed to common household products such as detergents, insulation, fabric treatments, flame retardants, cosmetics, paints, upholstery preservatives, and coatings for electronic equipment.

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.

Breast Cancer Screening

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer women face second only to lung cancer, however it is the most feared cancer or disease for most women. It occurs in about 12% of women who will live to the age of 90.

New Hope to Prevent Breast Cancer: What Every Woman Needs to Know

In March, 2005, a major nutritional breakthrough in the fight against breast cancer was announced by U.S.

Breast Cancer Detection Unit for the Home

Detecting Breast Cancer early is a key step in protecting yourself from the dire consequences and risk of breast cancer. There is now some new technology using Infrared to help you do self-examinations in the privacy of your own home.

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.

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New Therapy for Breast Cancer Granted FDA Approval  Pharmacy Times

Officials with the FDA have approved alpelisib (Piqray, Novartis) tablets, to be used in combination with the endocrine therapy fulvestrant, to treat ...

Local breast cancer patients feel the comfort of Pine2Pink  The Intelligencer

Coffee, message, acupuncture and Cold Caps to reduce hair loss are among the comforts and services made possible by proceeds from last fall's Pine2Pink ...

For breast cancer patient, running is treatment  Newsday

Renee Seman has run six marathons since being diagnosed in 2014, the latest being in London. But after two marathons in two months and continuing pain ...

Quick Take: Breast cancer risk in transgender people receiving hormone treatment  2 Minute Medicine

Breast cancer is the most common cancer seen in females, though it is rare in males. Transgender individuals experience incongruence between the sex ...

Doctors Need To Know More About Breast Density For Breast Cancer Screening, Researchers Say  Newsweek

On your next mammogram visit, you should ask your healthcare provider about your breast density, researchers suggest. Their objective in a study, published in ...

Sisters raise funds for Sandy Springs breast cancer nonprofit  Reporter Newspapers

Posted by Evelyn Andrews | May 25, 2019. Sisters raise funds for Sandy Springs breast cancer nonprofit. Emilie, Samantha and Lauren Scalise present a check ...

Deep Learning Model Can Predict Breast Cancer up to Five Years in Advance  Interesting Engineering

MIT has developed a deep learning model that can predict breast cancer up to five years in advance. The system will introduce risk-based screenings rather ...

Helping Breast Cancer Survivors Afford Reconstruction  Forbes

Up to 70% of breast cancer survivors who have had mastectomies are unsure or unaware of their reconstruction options. The Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery ...

26-year breast cancer survivor shares her remarkable story

Over 250000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States every year. One Kirkwood woman has lived with the disease for 26 years.

More than 1,000 take to the Art Museum to raise awareness for breast cancer support  South Philly Review

On a recent Sunday morning, close to 2,000 people assembled on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a colossal yoga class. But the sea of sun ...

MIT's AI Spots Breast Cancer up to Half a Decade in Advance  Psychology Today

New AI deep learning model by MIT CSAIL predicts breast cancer risk up to five years in advance.

Surviving Breast Cancer and its Side Effects One Exercise at a Time

Last week, after a visit to my physical therapist for a lymphedema check and tune-up on exercises I do for my post-mastectomy rotator cuff impingement, I pulled ...

This MIT AI Predicts Breast Cancer Risk Up to 5 Years in Advance  PCMag

MIT CSAIL scientists partnered with Massachusetts General Hospital to develop a deep-learning model that was trained on 90000 full-resolution mammogram ...

First PI3K Inhibitor Wins FDA Approval in Breast Cancer  MedPage Today

WASHINGTON -- The FDA approved the first PI3K inhibitor for breast cancer. Alpelisib (Piqray) received approval for use in combination with the hormonal agent ...

These Johns Hopkins students are slashing breast cancer biopsy costs  TechCrunch

Over 2 million women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018. And while the diagnosis doesn't have to be a death sentence for women in countries like the ...

‘I want to live’: Women share realities of living with terminal breast cancer, raise money to eradicate the disease  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Imagine living every day knowing that the end is near. It could be this year or the next. Maybe death won't come for a few years, but it will come. The diagnosis ...

Low-fat diet with more fruits and vegetables may decrease risk of dying from breast cancer  USA TODAY

New research says women who eat a low-fat diet, as well as more fruits, vegetables and grains, may have a lower risk of dying from breast cancer.

Movement aims to help breast cancer patients choose best treatment for them  10TV

Women diagnosed with the most common form of breast cancer may be getting unnecessary chemotherapy, according to a breast cancer surgeon.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Genomes Point to Distinct Features, Tumor Evolution  GenomeWeb

With exome sequences from more than 600 metastatic breast tumors, researchers identified genomic alterations related to tumor progression, treatment ...

A Low-Fat Diet May Lower the Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer  TIME

A new study makes the case for low-fat diets as part of a strategy for reducing the risk of dying from breast cancer.

Partial breast irradiation effective treatment option for low-risk breast cancer  EurekAlert

Partial breast irradiation produces similar long-term survival rates and risk for recurrence compared with whole breast irradiation for many women with low-risk, ...

How Giuliana Rancic Is Helping Those with Breast Cancer Find Themselves Again

Giuliana Rancic was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. The reporter recently partnered with Astellas Oncology to fund the next big non-treatment idea in ...

Cyclist traveling across North America for breast cancer awareness drops by Rochester  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N. Y. – Bob Hood has traveled a long way to get to Rochester – on bicycle, no less. But Rochester is just one stop on a journey spanning three ...

Merck's Keytruda fails triple negative breast cancer pivotal study  Endpoints News

Months after the FDA sanctioned the approval of Roche's runner up checkpoint inhibitor Tecentriq in combination with Celgene's Abraxane for treatment naive ...

Predicting breast cancer metastasis by cell behavior instead of genetics  The Hub at Johns Hopkins

Engineers develop a diagnostic tool and method for identifying aggressive breast cancer cells.

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute researches 'promising' triple-negative breast cancer treatment

Researchers at FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute have been awarded a large grant to look into the chance that a chemical released by sea sponges ...

How Artificial Intelligence could help with early detection of breast cancer  MarketWatch

New research says a model developed by MIT can predict breast-cancer risk from a mammogram up to 5 years in advance.

Dietary link found to drug-resistant breast cancer  Harvard Gazette

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School have linked a common dietary element to breast cancer drug resistance, ...

Dig Pink raises awareness about breast cancer  Herald-Mail Media

About 15 cancer survivors got some hands-on experience with excavators Friday as Heavy Metal Playground and Family Recreation Park hosted Dig Pink.

FDA OKs Novartis' alpelisib for certain type of breast cancer; shares up 4%  Seeking Alpha

The FDA approves Novartis' (NVS +3.7%) Piqray (alpelisib), a PI3K inhibitor, for the treatment of hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor ...

Local students draw support for teacher fighting breast cancer  WSET

HENRY CO, Va. (WSET) -- A Bassett High School teacher who has touched the lives of hundreds of students during her 6-year career was recently diagnosed ...

Marysville prison holds annual 5k event to raise money for breast cancer awareness  10TV

Friday, the Ohio Reformatory for Women in Marysville held its 9th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5k and Walk. They've been doing it since 2011, raising tens ...

N.C. Dems Say GOP Is Exploiting Lawmaker’s Breast Cancer To Push Anti-Abortion Bill  HuffPost

Democrats in North Carolina say their GOP colleagues are trying to capitalize on a lawmaker's breast cancer diagnosis to push through an extreme anti-abortion ...

Using AI to predict breast cancer and personalize care  MIT News

A team from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Massachusetts General Hospital has created a deep learning model that ...

BRIEF-FDA Approves Novartis' Piqray, the First Pi3k Inhibitor For Breast Cancer  Reuters

May 24 (Reuters) - U.S. Food and Drug Administration: * FDA APPROVES FIRST PI3K INHIBITOR FOR BREAST CANCER. * FDA- ALSO APPROVED ...

MIT Uses AI to Predict Breast Cancer Up to 5 Years in Advance  ExtremeTech

MIT has found a way to detect breast cancer up to five years in advance using a deep-learning image classification ...

Breast cancer in young women: Good outcomes with advised therapy  Science Daily

Breast cancer in young women is characterized by more aggressive biological features as compared to those arising in older patients but outcomes are good ...

Breast cancer survivors honored by Memorial Hermann at Sugar Land Skeeters “Pink in the Park” game night  Chron

Players for the defending Atlantic League Champion Sugar Land Skeeters wore pink game jerseys Friday, May 17, as part of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land ...

Lilly's promising drug for breast cancer runs into problems in Japan  Indianapolis Business Journal

One of Eli Lilly and Co.'s fastest-growing new drugs, Verzenio, a treatment for metastatic breast cancer, is running into a spate of safety problems with Japanese ...

Cyclists stop in city on '3 Country Ride' to raise breast cancer awareness | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

Over 40000 women in the United States die from breast cancer each year, and some 300000 will be diagnosed with the disease this year, according to Bob ...

Soy foods linked to fewer fractures in younger breast cancer survivors  Science Daily

A new study has found that diets high in soy foods are associated with a decreased risk of osteoporotic bone fractures in pre-menopausal breast cancer ...

Low-fat diet helps those with breast cancer  webcenter11

Researchers found that a low-fat diet helps reduce the risk of dying from breast cancer.

MacroGenics Thrives Following Positive Breast Cancer Results  BioSpace

The trial evaluated margetuximab in patients with HER2-positive metastastic breast cancer who had already been treated with anti-HER2-targeted therapies.

ASCO Abstracts: Breast Cancer, Precision Treatments in the Spotlight  Xconomy

The world's biggest annual cancer conference is just around the corner. Data presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting each year can.

3D Mammography Creates More Precise Images To Detect Breast Cancer : Shots - Health News  NPR

Evidence is growing that 3D mammography provides more precise images and is better at detecting breast cancer — but the jury is still out on whether it saves ...

Radiation Helps Some Hormone-Driven Breast Cancer  WebMD

Women whose cancers are fueled by hormones such as estrogen and progesterone might think they can choose radiation or surgery, but a combination gives ...

Breast cancer survivor throws out first pitch at Bats game after son's letter to team

Ty Westerman sent a letter to the Louisville Bats asking if his mother, a breast cancer survivor, could throw the first pitch at a game.

Trans women at higher risk for breast cancer  Washington Blade

LONDON — Transgender women increase their risk of getting breast cancer by taking hormones, research suggests according to a Daily Mail (U.K.) article.

IU Precision Health Initiative shows promise for breast cancer patient  IU Newsroom

Six weeks into a clinical trial studying triple negative breast cancer as part of the IU Grand Challenge Precision Health Initiative, a South Bend woman's tumor ...

Indians honor breast cancer survivor with opportunity to throw first pitch  News 5 Cleveland

At 29 years old, Seville resident Heather Kokinda was the mother of a five-month-old baby girl.

Breast cancer survivor to throw first pitch for Mariners Sunday, credits 3D mammogram for detection  KIRO Seattle

A West Seattle breast cancer survivor has been chosen as the honorary bat girl for the Seattle Mariners and this Sunday she'll throw out the first pitch.

Pink turns silver as Breast Cancer Support Services celebrates 25 years in Berks  Reading Eagle

The luncheon and fashion show in Reading draws about 225 survivors and supporters.

Warning signs of cancer: When to see a doctor  Medical News Today

The warning signs of cancer vary depending on the type. People should see a doctor if they have any new symptoms or existing symptoms worsen. Learn more ...

Breast Cancer Cell Lines Get Big Data Assistance  Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Researchers are analyzing large volumes of genomic data,to determine better research models to fight the spread of breast cancer and test potential drugs.

A California teacher with breast cancer needs more sick days. She has to pay for a substitute.  USA TODAY

Parents in San Francisco are rallying around a second-grade teacher with breast cancer who will have to cover the cost of a substitute to replace her while she's ...

Test allows doctors to determine most effective treatment for women with breast cancer  Science Daily

A breast cancer test has been found that helps doctors make treatment decisions for some breast cancer patients.

Long-time Clermont County educator dies after battle with breast cancer

Remembering the contributions of life-long educator Denise Smith of Clermont County.

How to starve triple negative breast cancer  Science Daily

Researchers have developed a strategy that slows the growth of triple negative breast cancer cells by cutting them off from two major food sources.

What is DCIS and is this type of breast cancer overtreated?  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Those aren't words you want to hear from your doctor, especially when he's called to report the results of a biopsy. I scrambled to find a quiet corner and my ...

Breast cancer survivors celebrate life at Project Self-Sufficiency event  New Jersey Herald

NEWTON -- Blue, robin's egg blue and turquoise represented the theme on Saturday as Project Self-Sufficiency hosted a special brunch and programs for ...

What The Hal: Signs and symptoms of male breast cancer  FOX 11 Los Angeles

In this episode, FOX 11's Hal Eisner speaks with Steve Lathrop who was diagnosed with male breast cancer.

Raising Money & Support at Gouverneur Breast Cancer Walk  WWNY TV 7

A sea of pink filled the streets of Gouverneur Saturday for the 18th annual Gouverneur Breast Cancer Fund Walk. "It's so empowering. You really don't get the ...

IBM researchers analyze the makeup of breast cancer cells with AI  VentureBeat

In a newly published paper, researchers at IBM and the University of Zurich detail an AI-driven cell analysis technique that targets breast cancer.

Komen Columbus Race chair for 2019 has terminal breast cancer, but isnt giving up – and neither is her doctor  Columbus CEO

Tori Geib travels the country advocating for people with metastatic breast cancer. "I also have every intention of having a beer with Dr. Stover when he retires.

BBC newsreader Jane Hill returns to work after revealing breast cancer diagnosis  The Independent

BBC newsreader Jane Hill has resumed work after a six-month hiatus, as she reveals she's been treated for breast cancer. The presenter returned to the ...

Hot Pink Party Raises $6M for Breast Cancer Research - Inside the Breast Cancer Research Foundation Fundraiser

Elizabeth Hurley, Vera Wang, and Aerin Lauder were among the notable guests at the annual Breast Cancer Research Foundation's Hot Pink Party which raised ...

Israeli study finds how obesity can increase breast cancer rates  Haaretz

Cancer is not a single disease and doesn't have a single cause, but there are certain factors that increase cancer risk. Some are inherited, some environmental, ...

More than pink event has opened the conversation about breast cancer for decades  WSYR

GEDDES, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) -- Thousands hit the pavement at the Great New York State Fairgrounds Saturday. Amongst the crowd is the Deboni team, which has ...

Factors may help predict which patients with HER2-positive breast cancer can forgo surgery  Healio

Physicians may be able to predict which patients with HER2-positive breast cancer can safely forgo surgery based on tumor hormone status, imaging results ...

Runners celebrate life, combat breast cancer at 22nd annual Race for the Cure  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — Thousands came to run or walk at the Race for the Cure in Montrose Harbor Sunday, marking Mother's Day with a celebration of life and a ...

Arun Highlights Importance of Identifying BRCA1/2 Mutations in Metastatic Breast Cancer  Targeted Oncology

In an interview with Targeted Oncology, Banu Arun, MD, discussed the role of genetic testing in patients with metastatic breast cancer. She highlighted the ...

Court: Woman can sue Ingham County Health Department for failing to diagnose her breast cancer  Lansing State Journal

LANSING — A Lansing woman who says her doctors allowed a malignant tumor to grow unchecked in her breast for several years is allowed to sue, the ...

Recent Developments in Breast Cancer | Medpage Today  MedPage Today

An immunotherapy-chemotherapy combination led to improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) as initial treatment for metastatic ...

Puma's Nerlynx Edges Out Novartis' Tykerb in Breast Cancer Trial  BioSpace

Patients were randomized 1:1 to receive Nerlynx and Xeloda or Tykerb and Xeloda. Co-primary endpoints were progression-free survival and overall survival.

Older biological age may increase breast cancer risk  Healio

Biological age, estimated by measuring DNA methylation, appeared to be a predictor for breast cancer risk, according to study results.“[When looking] at a group ...

Pharmalittle: Merck's Keytruda fails breast cancer trial  STAT

Merck's Keytruda drug failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study testing it as a standalone treatment for an aggressive type of breast cancer.

Susan G. Komen® Launches New Podcast for Those Touched by Breast Cancer  Associated Press

Press release *content* from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

Merck's Keytruda fails to beat chemo in late-stage breast cancer study  Seeking Alpha

A Phase 3 clinical trial, KEYNOTE-119, evaluating Merck's (MRK) Keytruda (pembrolizumab) as monotherapy for the second- or third-line treatment of metasta.

Mom, twin daughters all fighting breast cancer share life-saving message

Mothers and daughters have a special bond. But, for Tammy Dick and her twin daughters, nurses Kendall and Kaylyn, it's a bond forged in love and through a ...

[Fam-] Trastuzumab Deruxtecan Elicits Responses in Advanced HER2+ Breast Cancer  OncLive

The antibody-drug conjugate [fam-] trastuzumab deruxtecan (DS-8201) demonstrated encouraging responses in patients with unresectable and/or metastatic ...

Roche's Kadcyla Approval Will Have A Big Impact On Breast Cancer Patients  Seeking Alpha

Roche obtains FDA approval for Kadcyla in patients with early-stage breast cancer with residual disease after having received taxane and Herceptin plus ...

Adjuvant Treatment for HER2+ Early Breast Cancer Receives FDA Approval  Pharmacy Times

Officials with the FDA have approved ado-trastuzumab emtansine (Kadcyla, Genentech) for post-surgery treatment of people with HER2-positive early breast ...

Clinical trial helps advance breast cancer research  Waco Tribune-Herald

Cindie Young didn't find a lump in her breast. Neither did a routine mammogram. But she also knew something wasn't right.

Big data helps identify better way to research breast cancer's spread  MSUToday

MSU researchers are analyzing large volumes of data, often referred to as big data, to determine better research models to fight the spread of breast cancer and ...

[Fam-] Trastuzumab Deruxtecan Demonstrates Encouraging Responses in Advanced HER2+ Breast...  Targeted Oncology

In topline findings from the phase II DESTINY-BreastO1 study, [fam-] trastuzumab deruxtecan demonstrated encouraging responses in patients with ...

Tobacco Road is 'hotbed' for Komen, breast cancer research

UNC's Dr. Lisa Carey and Duke's Dr. Donald McDonnell are involved inside the Triangle Komen organization to influence the next generation of breast cancer ...

AstraZeneca hires R&D executive to lead breast cancer research, $7B Daiichi drug pact  FierceBiotech

The R&D executive shake-up at AstraZeneca continues apace as the company hires academic cancer researcher Dr. Sunil Verma to run its breast cancer work.

Does eating soy increase your breast cancer risk?  WTOP

This *content* is sponsored by Regional Cancer Care Associates. Cut to the chase: Soy does not increase your risk of breast cancer, in fact, it may even help fight ...

DNA Testing for Breast Cancer Risk: What the Current Medical Evidence Tells Us  Targeted Oncology

While predictive genetic testing is useful and even crucial for many populations, new medical advances are routinely overhyped in the media and misunderstood ...

Woman with metastatic breast cancer continues to live life to the fullest  KCCI Des Moines

Her fight against metastatic breast cancer, like running, is like a marathon.

“I'm here for breast cancer. Why are you talking to me about my heart?”  European Society of Cardiology

Milan, Italy – 4 May 2019: Many physicians are not telling cancer patients about the cardiotoxicity risks of treatments and may not be fully aware of the dangers ...

Rare form of breast cancer getting increased attention  Peoria Journal Star

SAN DIEGO — She first noticed the odd rash in February and figured it probably had something to do with her clothing.But buying a new bra had no effect.

Jupiter photographer helping South Florida breast cancer survivors

When a woman is battling breast cancer, she may not feel beautiful. A Jupiter photographer is trying to change that by taking intimate photos of the survivors, and ...

Sandra Lee fights for affordable breast cancer care for all  Page Six

Lee, a breast cancer survivor, is taking her work to Capitol Hill.

Daily Biotech Pulse: Setback For Merck In Breast Cancer Study, Arrowhead to Join S&P SmallCap 600 Index, Ocular's Glaucoma Trial Fails  Benzinga

Here's a roundup of top developments in the biotech space over the last 24 hours. Scaling The Peaks (Biotech stocks hitting 52-week highs on May 20) ...

Mortality rates for breast cancer reflect health disparities  WHSV

About 7000 women in Virginia are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Certain women — including African Americans and rural residents ...

Breast cancer fighters celebrated at Race for the Cure

Thousands of people attended the Triangle Race for the Cure on Saturday morning to raise money for the Susan G. Komen NC Triangle to the Coast.

Healing Close to Home

I first met Betsy Loop, RN, in May 2015. I had received my diagnosis of breast cancer in February at the medical center where we both work, in International Falls ...

Less-invasive mastectomy safe for more breast cancer patients  Science Daily

A less-invasive mastectomy that leaves the surface of the breast intact has become a safe option for more patients, including those whose breast cancer has ...

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