There are many risk factors for breast cancer that women are routinely told to stay away from; and for years, medical experts have been telling us that drinking alcohol is one of them. However, a recent study has spun the argument on its head again, indicating that modest alcohol consumption could actually improve survival rates for breast cancer patients.
A study conducted at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre in Seattle could lend …Read more
For years, cancer statistics have shown that the average age for first diagnosis of breast cancer in women is over the age of 50. Now new research is revealing that cancer in younger women is on the rise – and it isn’t necessarily early stage breast cancer. A national study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association states that the rate of late stage breast cancer appears to be increasing amongst young women.
Up until recently, regular breast …Read more
It’s a hot topic issue, and touches on two big areas of concern for both women and cancer patients in general. As it turns out there is a new link between a common breast cancer treatment and heart disease risk in women. For now, researchers are trying to flesh out the issues surrounding this new area of concern for a population of women who had a lot to worry about already…
Breast cancer is recognized as the leading cause of death among women around the world. This malignancy has sparked intense interest among scientists and physicians, prompting them to conduct extensive studies on molecular markers that could help in the early diagnosis of the disease.
For other investigators, the significant rise in the number of breast malignancies has driven them to find effective cancer treatment options that would prevent and ultimately, reverse the progression of the disease.