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Key factors to consider when choosing breast reconstruction surgery

Breast reconstruction after mastectomy can have long-lasting effects on quality of life. But with multiple options available, each with its own risks and benefits, the...

New method may enhance treatment for breast and pancreatic cancer

In a new study, researchers found a non-invasive imaging technique that measures the stiffness of tissues could give new information about cancer architecture. It could...

Metastatic breast cancer: What you should know

What does it mean to have metastatic, or stage 4, breast cancer? A Rogel Cancer Center oncologist explains the diagnosis and how it’s treated. After...

5 things women under 40 need to know about breast cancer

Breast cancer is rare for women under 40. So, a breast cancer diagnosis can be shocking news for a young woman to hear. “Breast cancer in...

5 things to know about immunotherapy and breast cancer

If you follow news about medical breakthroughs, you have undoubtedly heard about immunotherapy to treat cancer. This form of therapy is designed to prime the...

Breast density: common myths every woman should know

Mammograms remain the gold standard for detecting breast cancer in its earliest stages, potentially saving lives. So, why do some women receive a letter after...

This exercise combo is best for people with breast cancer

In a new study, researchers found regular exercise during and after chemotherapy improves quality of life and reduces cancer-related symptoms. Moreover, combining cardio and resistance...

Why do men have nipples

Women’s nipples have long been a source of fascination and controversy, from celebrity gossip stories of wardrobe malfunctions and “nip slips” to feminist movements...

Scientists find best way to determine future prostate cancer risk

In a new study, researchers have shown that the best way to predict the future risk of prostate cancer is by starting out with...

New blood test could detect prostate cancer very accurately

In a new study, researchers found a new and simple blood test could efficiently and accurately detect the presence of aggressive prostate cancer. In combination...

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In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

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Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

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In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...