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Underdetection is the real problem with breast cancer screening

Underdetection is the real problem with breast cancer screeningOvertesting and overdiagnosis of breast cancer have become well-discussed issues as of late. With the use of mammograms to enable earlier detection, overdiagnosis has been well debated. A new report discusses the issues of overdiagnosis and overtreatment in regards to …

Genes for DNA health link menopause timing and breast cancer

Genes for DNA health link menopause timing and breast cancerGenes for DNA health link menopause timing and breast cancer, this according to new findings. Researchers at the University of Cambridge and Exeter conducted a large study involving nearly 70,000 women.

Women’s ovarian “eggs” are used for DNA repair to …

New multi-gene test helps some breast cancer patients skip chemotherapy

New multi-gene test helps some breast cancer patients skip chemotherapyA landmark trial has discovered a new 21-gene test that can help breast cancer patients skip chemotherapy. Recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the study is the best evidence on the subject to date.

The test, …

Cattle virus linked with breast cancer

Cattle virus linked with breast cancer A link has been made by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, between a virus found in cattle and human breast cancer.

The study was completed by examining the tissue in 239 female breasts which were then compared to …

Olive oil enriched Mediterranean diet reduces risk of breast cancer

Olive oil enriched Mediterranean diet reduces risk of breast cancer We all know that a Mediterranean diet rich in extra virgin olive oil is great for health, and now a recent study says it helps reduce the risk of breast cancer.

Thanks to the new study, we can now add …

Unnecessary mastectomy on the rise?

breast cancer, preventionDespite the fact that mastectomy is an invasive surgery with a difficult recovery, many women continue to choose it as the “safe bet” when faced with breast cancer.

In fact, about 70 percent of breast cancer patients will have the …

Could High Cholesterol Increase The Spread Of Breast Cancer?

146903764You’ve likely heard that high cholesterol is bad for your heart. But it gets worse.

Researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute say that high cholesterol may also contribute to the spread of breast cancer. The current research was published in …

Study Warns Women: You Need A Yearly Mammogram Earlier Than You Thought

86516769A shocking new study reveals that the majority of women dying from breast cancer are younger than the ones traditionally being told to start going for regular mammogram exams.  According to the research, published in Cancer, these younger women would …

Young Women Who Drink Alcohol Increase Their Risk of Breast Cancer

78057987College campuses across the globe are witnessing a huge increase in alcohol consumption among students. Not many of these young people are thinking about the future consequences of such enthusiastic binge drinking. While this is a concern for both genders, …

Your Work Schedule Could Be Doubling Your Breast Cancer Risk

78455879Data collected by the Bureau of Information Statistics shows that about fifteen million Americans work full-time during evenings, nights, or on rotating and irregular work shifts. Workers who habitually work long and late shifts, such as doctors, paramedics and police …

Breast Cancer Prognosis Determined By This One Gene

153074876Receiving a confirmed breast cancer diagnosis is difficult, and discovering an aggressive form of this disease can be utterly devastating.  But new research just published in Cell may provide some hope for those diagnosed with aggressive forms of breast cancer.  …

Preventing Breast Cancer in High Risk Women

96925094With all of the recent media attention surrounding Angelina Jolie’s radical double mastectomy surgery, breast cancer prevention is once again in the spotlight.  Many people are wondering if this drastic double mastectomy procedure is the only prevention option for women …

This Demonized Substance May Actually IMPROVE Survival Rates from Breast Cancer

160634601There 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 …

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