Breast Cancer

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...

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...

Weight loss may lower breast cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found women who lost weight had a lower risk of developing invasive breast cancer than those who maintained or...

Vitamin D deficiency and obesity may increase breast cancer risk

In a new study, researchers find obesity and vitamin D deficiency may increase a woman’s breast cancer risk. Vitamin D is already well known for...

Some breast cancer tumors can stop their own spread

In a recent study, researchers find that certain types of breast tumors can send signals that freeze the growth of their own secondary cancers. The...
Cancer cells can thrive in stiff breast tissue

Cancer cells can thrive in stiff breast tissue

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Notre Dame find that stiffer breast tissue creates an environment more prone to cancer Stiffer tissue...
How breast tissue affects breast cancer risk

How breast tissue affects breast cancer risk

Recent research has shown that breast tissue contributes to older women’s higher risk of developing breast cancer. The study involves researchers from Norway, Switzerland, and...
Eating more fruit and vegetables may reduce breast cancer risk

Eating more fruit and vegetables may reduce breast cancer risk

A new Harvard study shows that women who eat a high amount of fruits and vegetables each day may have a lower risk of...
Women with dense breast tissue may have higher breast cancer risk

Women with dense breast tissue may have higher breast cancer risk

In a recent study, researchers show that women with dense breast tissue have higher recall and biopsy rates and increased odds of screen-detected and...
How early supper may lower your cancer risk

How early supper may lower your cancer risk

In a recent study, researchers find that having an early supper or finishing dinner at least two hours before going to bed are linked...