Breast Cancer Information

Can You Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer?

We hear it all the time?lose weight for your health. Few people however, realize the extent to which this is critical to their physical well-being and ultimately their life expectancy.

Naural Self-Defense Against Breast Cancer - Learning to Cope Successfully with Organochlorine Pollut

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Breast Cancer The Cure

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Antiperspirants And Breast Cancer

Most underarm antiperspirants contain as the active ingredient, Aluminium Chlorohydrate, as you will probably remember there has been controversy about Aluminium, since the 1950's when it was a popular metal used for making cooking pots, Saucepans and Fry Pans and that it could be one of the contributing factors to Alzheimer's, now we have another problem that could also be related to Aluminium, Breast Cancer.

Gift Giving for Breast Cancer Patients and Their Families

Did you know that each year, 182,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and 43,300 die? One woman in eight either has or will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. In addition, 1,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 400 will die this year.

Fourteen Simple Things You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk for Breast Cancer

1. Increase your consumption of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables.

The News You Dont Want To Hear: Youve Got Breast Cancer

For many people being told that they have cancer is one of the most stressful times in their lives. Just as we think we have everything under control, something comes along that can shatter even the strongest of wills.


There it is again. I muttered to myself, frustrated as I washed my arm. Every morning for five or six days in the fall of 2003, I noticed this rust-colored sticky stuff that appeared in both drips and smears on my left forearm and thigh. I had no idea where it could be coming from.

Breast Cancer Statistics ? How Breast Cancer Survival Rates Increased 50%

Breast cancer statistics show that over 1.2 million persons will be diagnosed with breast cancer worldwide this year, according to the World Health Organization. For breast cancer and prevention, it has long been known that regular physical activity has been shown to decrease the likelihood of having breast cancer. What has not been known or studied has been the effect of regular physical activity on the breast cancer survival rates or likelihood of death in women that already have breast cancer. That is, until now.

The Insidiousness of Breast Cancer and Its Current Treatment

In our modern world, the benefits that today?s manufacturing and agricultural activities have brought us is more than painfully offset by the damage to our personal health and wellness. During the course of our daily lives, we are continually exposed to common household products such as detergents, insulation, fabric treatments, flame retardants, cosmetics, paints, upholstery preservatives, and coatings for electronic equipment. When these chemicals accumulate within our bodies, they distribute into body fluids as well.

Passive Smokers Can Get Breast Cancer! Learn How?

US scientists have claimed that secondhand smokers are at higher risk of Breast Cancer. Earlier, their research also led to them to the conclusion that young women smokers are more likely to get addicted to smoking than young men.

Breast Cancer Screening

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer women face second only to lung cancer, however it is the most feared cancer or disease for most women. It occurs in about 12% of women who will live to the age of 90. Several well established factors increase the risk of breast cancer and they include family history, nulliparity (not having had children), early menarche (starting menstrual cycles early), advanced age and a personal history of breast cancer. Other risks include exposure to environmental toxins such as tobacco smoke that increase the chance for cancer growth. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society has many activities this month to bring this to the public attention.

New Hope to Prevent Breast Cancer: What Every Woman Needs to Know

In March, 2005, a major nutritional breakthrough in the fight against breast cancer was announced by U.S. scientists. This new information is absolutely critical for every woman looking for a natural way to reduce breast cancer risk.

Breast Cancer Detection Unit for the Home

Detecting Breast Cancer early is a key step in protecting yourself from the dire consequences and risk of breast cancer. There is now some new technology using Infrared to help you do self-examinations in the privacy of your own home. Surprisingly these units are in expensive only about $100.00; the device is called; ?iFind?

Breast Cancer for Beginners

Introduction Because of the social changes, which has brought increased number of workingwoman and hence delayed childbearing, there has been a steep rise in the number of breast cancer patients in the last few decades. But as the incidence of the patients has risen so has raised the modality of treatments and the success rates. Also scientists have devised methods by which the cancer can be detected in an early stage and it has been convincingly proved that early detection and treatment bears a better prognosis than the later stage.

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Chicago Tribune

Study suggests possible link between urban lighting and breast cancer
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New research reveals an unexpected potential risk factor for breast cancer: city lights. The Harvard Medical School study found an association between living in areas with high amounts of ambient nighttime light and slightly increased odds for breast ...
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Medical Xpress

Searching for the 'signature' causes of BRCAness in breast cancer
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Breast cancer cells with defects in the DNA damage repair-genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 have a mutational signature (a pattern of base swaps—e.g., Ts for Gs, Cs for As—throughout a genome) known in cancer genomics as "Signature 3." But not all breast ...
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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer looking for a few good men
As chairwoman of the 2017 American Cancer Society “Real Men Wear Pink” for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Martin County, she is encouraging men of Martin County to get their pink on to raise funds for life-changing breast cancer research.
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US study suggests possible link between urban lighting, breast cancer
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Astonishing breast cancer discovery shocks

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New York Daily News

Olivia Newton-John 'feeling great' months after breast cancer relapse
New York Daily News
Just three months after facing a relapse in her fight against breast cancer, Olivia Newton-John is "feeling great" and preparing a return to the stage. The 68-year-old "Physical" singer updated fans on her health Friday with a Facebook video, where she ...
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The Day After

Annual mammography starting at age 40 leads to greatest reduction in breast cancer deaths
Annual screening mammography beginning at age 40 years resulted in a greater reduction in breast cancer mortality than two other screening strategies, according to a computer modeling study. “Our findings are important and novel because this is the ...
Comparison of screening recommendations indicates annual mammographyScience Daily
Screening from age 40 cuts breast cancer tollShanghai Daily (subscription)
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Increased risk of breast cancer in neurofibromatosis type 1: current insights
Dove Medical Press
Abstract: Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is an autosomal dominant condition caused by mutation/deletion of the NF1 gene. The gene product, neurofibromin, is a tumor suppressor which represses the activity of the Ras oncogene. Central nervous system ...

Breast cancer study in India shows how the country can avoid crisis ...
Science Daily
A new study examining breast cancer awareness in India has found that a lack of early diagnosis is leading the country towards an epidemic. They found that ...
Comparing Male and Female Breast
Metastatic, Relapsed Breast Cancer Genomic Study Reveals Relationship to Primary TumorsGenomeWeb
Study shows how breast cancer cells spread late in disease

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How Should 'Zero Breast Cancer' Be Treated?
“It is possible to miss the diagnosis of invasive breast cancer, depending on the sample,” Kotiah told Healthline. “It has happened in our institution that it is found at surgery and was not found on breast biopsy. This is not a common occurrence ...

How decision-making habits influence the breast cancer treatments ...
Science Daily
A new study finds that more than half of women with early stage breast cancer considered an aggressive type of surgery to remove both breasts. The way ...
Decision-making habits influence choices in breast cancer

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