breast cancer

Breast Cancer Biomarker To Allow Early, Inexpensive Detection

By | Thu, 11/14/2013 - 17:20

A certain enzyme may serve as a biomarker indicative of nascent tumor growth in breast cancer patients.

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Nelson Mandela’s Granddaughter Releases Memoir Discussing Sexual Abuse, Breast Cancer, And Addiction

By | Wed, 11/13/2013 - 16:08

Zoleka Mandela released her new memoir, in which she describes her struggles with sexual abuse, breast cancer, and addiction.


'Good Morning America' Host Diagnosed With Breast Cancer After On-Air Mammogram

By | Mon, 11/11/2013 - 15:28

Amy Robach, correspondent for "Good Morning America," revealed on-air that her live mammogram showed the early stages of breast cancer.

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Woman Has Inspiring Pre-Double Mastectomy Dance Party [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 11/07/2013 - 16:48

Dr. Deborah Cohan said that she wanted to dance and inspire before undergoing a double mastectomy... and she did just that.

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Endometriosis Linked To 2 Pesticides

By | Tue, 11/05/2013 - 11:48

Women exposed to two pesticides have up to a 70 percent increased risk of developing endometriosis.


Mutations In Breast Cancer Patients May Explain Resistance To Anti-Estrogen Therapy

By | Mon, 11/04/2013 - 19:15

A set of mutations could help scientists understand why so many breast cancer patients become resistant to anti-estrogen therapy.

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'Breast Cancer Dialogues': Theater Play Helps Doctors Empathize With Patients

By | Fri, 11/01/2013 - 14:18

For doctors, facing the emotional and social aspects of medicine can be improved through theater plays such as "Breast Cancer Dialogues."

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Breast Cancer Rates Rising In India, Especially Among Younger Women

By | Wed, 10/30/2013 - 16:29

As lifestyles change in India, breast cancer rates rise, especially among younger women.

Breast Cancer Risk After Pregnancy

Exposure To Obesity Hormone In Pregnancy Could Up Breast Cancer Risk

By | Tue, 10/29/2013 - 16:26

Researchers say an obesity hormone could be problematic for pregnancy's protective effect on a woman's risk of developing breast cancer.

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Naomi Campbell's Mom Had A Mastectomy, But No Reconstructive Surgery

By | Tue, 10/29/2013 - 13:35

Valerie Campbell, supermodel Naomi Campbell’s mom, underwent a mastectomy but refused her daughter’s advice on breast reconstruction surgery.

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Herceptin, Breast Cancer Drug, May Cause Heart Troubles For Some Patients

By | Fri, 10/25/2013 - 10:53

Two recently published studies have found Herceptin to increase the risk of cardiac events among some older patients.


Why Breast Tissue Ages Faster Than The Rest Of The Body

By | Wed, 10/23/2013 - 14:49

A UCLA study found that breast tissue ages faster than the rest of a woman's body.

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3 Breast Cancer-Fighting Foods: Cartenoids, Isoflavones Linked To Increased Survival

By | Sun, 10/20/2013 - 18:34

These three foods have been shown to reduce the incidence, mortality, and recurrence of breast cancer.

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'Meal Train' Organizes Meals For Breast Cancer Patients And Their Families

By | Fri, 10/18/2013 - 17:39

Breast cancer patients and their families can receive free nutritious meals through Magnolia-sponsored "meal Trains" shared online calendar.


Guys Raise Over $2,000 ‘Motorboating’ For Breast Cancer Donations [VIDEOS]

By | Fri, 10/18/2013 - 11:44

The guys from 'Simple Pickup,' a YouTube channel devoted to picking up girls, said they'd donate $20 to breast cancer research for every woman they motorboated.