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Heart drug and trastuzumab could reduce heart damage in breast cancer patients

In a new study, researchers found that breast cancer patients who take a heart drug at the same time as trastuzumab have less heart...

Digital mammography could increase breast cancer detection

In a new study, researchers found that the shift from film to digital mammography increased the detection of breast cancer by 14% overall in...

Disrupted body clock may lead to obesity and breast cancer

In a new study, USC scientists report that a novel time-keeping mechanism within liver cells that helps sustain key organ tasks can contribute to...

Women after child birth have higher breast cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found that younger women who have recently had a child may have a higher risk of breast cancer than...

Breast cancer drug may help treat pancreatic cancer

In a new study, researchers found that the well-known drug tamoxifen could exploit a weakness in the physical 'scaffolds' around tumors. The report's authors were...

Dealing with breast cancer means also keeping in mind heart health

When the diagnosis is breast cancer, it may be hard to focus on anything else. Still, doctors and patients dealing with that health crisis need...

Surgery choice could affect quality of life in people with breast cancer

In a new study, researchers found that younger breast cancer patients who underwent mastectomy reported lower breast satisfaction and poorer psychosocial and sexual well-being...

Why some women reject a preventive drug for breast cancer

In a new study, researchers found that only around a fifth of women at higher risk of developing breast cancer think they need to...

A better way to detect tumor margins for breast cancer surgery

In a new study, scientists developed a new rapid and inexpensive way to accurately detect the margins between cancer and non-cancerous tissue during breast...

Common breast cancer therapy does not cause cognitive decline

In a new study, UCLA researchers found that commonly used hormone therapies for women with breast cancer doesn’t cause strong cognitive dysfunction following the...