Breast Cancer News

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Feb

24

Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health

Inmates at elevated risk of developing cancer, dying from their disease, study finds

Feb

21

Exercise a Powerful Ally for Breast Cancer Survivors

Those who worked out were about 40 percent less likely to die from disease, review suggests

Feb

14

'Cooling Caps' May Halt Chemo-Linked Hair Loss

One of two trials was stopped early because results were so strong

Feb

09

Many Women Skip Mammograms After False-Positive Result

But imaging experts stress that doing so may raise risk for actual breast cancer

Feb

07

Too Few High-Risk Women Tested for Breast Cancer Gene: Survey

Only half got BRCA screen, and more than half of those who didn't said doctors never recommended it

Feb

02

Breast Density May Be Leading Indicator of Cancer Risk

Study suggests it outweighs obesity and family history, but oncologists say more research is needed

Feb

02

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Don't Get Life-Extending Therapy

Study estimates nearly 15,000 lives saved over decade if all who needed hormone treatment got it

Jan

27

Good News for Older Women With Early Form of Breast Cancer

A diagnosis of DCIS doesn't lower life expectancy in patients over 50, study finds

Jan

24

U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Over Three Decades

But clusters of high death rates remain in some pockets of the country, study finds

Jan

24

Half Report Severe Side Effects From Breast Cancer Therapy

Digestive troubles, pain, skin irritation and arm swelling among possible problems

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