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Permanent hair dye and straighteners may boost breast cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing breast...

Could mammograms screen for heart disease?

By screening for breast cancer, mammography has helped save hundreds of thousands of lives. Using the test to also screen for heart disease might...

MRI screening may not always benefit women with dense breasts

In a new study, researchers found that when MRI was used in between mammography appointments, the women in the study were half as likely...

Breast implant safety: What women need to know

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration recommended that patients considering breast implants — whether for reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy or cosmetic surgery —...

This simple blood test could test breast cancer earlier

In a new study, researchers found that breast cancer could be detected up to five years before there are any clinical signs of it,...

Many women get unnecessary mammograms before breast surgery

In a new study, researchers found that nearly one-third of women younger than 40 underwent mammography before breast reduction surgery. The research was conducted by...

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...

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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...