Breast Cancer

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...
Most women with common breast cancer can skip chemotherapy

Most women with common breast cancer can skip chemotherapy

In a recent study, researchers find that a 21-gene test performed on tumors could enable most patients with the most common type of early...
How to prevent breast cancer in daily life

How to prevent breast cancer in daily life

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. Research shows that about 12.4% of American women will be diagnosed with breast...
5 things about breast implants you should know

5 things about breast implants you should know

When considering breast implants, woman have many questions to ask. Typical questions are like: Should I get breast implants? Are there alternatives? Will they need to...
Men can have breast cancer too

Men can have breast cancer too

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death among Americans. Recent research shows that at least 10% of cancers are caused by inherited mutations...
The time of first mammogram should be personalized

The time of first mammogram should be personalized

Mammography screening for breast cancer is widely available women in many countries. It is an x-ray imaging method that can examine the breast for early...
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Will eating more fruits and vegetables reduce risk of breast cancer?

About 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Researchers have worked on the risk factors for developing...

Why tumors resist drugs in common breast cancer treatment

Three-fourths of all breast cancer cases are influenced by the hormone estrogen. These cases are often treated with medications designed to block estrogen receptor activity. But...