Breast Cancer

Scientists find why exercise could help slow down cancer growth

People with cancer who exercise generally have a better prognosis than inactive patients. Now, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found a likely explanation...

5 reasons rehabilitation care is important after breast cancer

Many patients think of cancer care as chemotherapy or surgery to remove a tumor or mass. But, there is one important treatment that is often...

Breast reconstruction surgery: what are the options, benefits, and barriers?

Breast reconstruction surgery can be a key part of recovery from treatment, yet many women don’t opt for it. A breast cancer diagnosis rearranges priorities...

Breast cancer screening could save lives in older age

Mammography, which is an x-ray picture of the breast, is efficient also for women over the age of 70. For women invited to regular mammography...

Exercise in the morning could reduce your cancer risk

Studies indicate a possible correlation between factors that disrupt our circadian rhythms, such as exposure to light during the night or eating late in...

How to keep side effect from threatening a life-saving breast cancer treatment

Aromatase inhibitors are a game-changer for the treatment of some breast cancers, but many patients experience muscle and joint pain. A Rogel Cancer Center specialist...

Scientists find potential new breast cancer treatment

Findings by Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers have pointed to a new combination of treatments that may help breast cancer patients with certain...

Should you do self breast exams

The American Cancer Center’s guidance is clear: Finding breast cancer early and getting state-of-the-art cancer treatment are the most important strategies to prevent deaths from...

Common blood pressure drugs may increase breast cancer death risk

In a new study, researchers have found a link between beta-blockers and survival outcomes in some breast cancer patients. Beta-blockers, commonly used to manage high...

This breast cancer drug could help treat prostate cancer, study shows

In a new study, researchers found a that drug used to treat breast and ovarian cancer can extend the lives of some men with...