The list of health reasons I dutifully give my patients to lose weight keeps growing – perhaps it’s the same one you feel like you’ve heard from your own doctor on auto-repeat as well. I usually start off my speech on a positive note: “It’ll do wonders for how you feel every day! You’ll have more energy, your mood will be brighter, you’ll be able to keep up with your kids and grandkids like you never have before! And think …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.
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer amongst American women and although the death rate for it is dropping, breast cancer still remains the second leading cause of cancer-related death for women in America. Given the fact that 34 percent of Americans are obese and that 1 in 8 women will eventually suffer from breast cancer, correlations between weight and the effectiveness of different types of breast cancer treatment therapies are definitely worth investigating.
Breast Cancer and Obesity…Read more