ARTICLES RELATING TO BREAST CANCER

Is MRI screening worth it for breast cancer survivors?

2019-08-26 11:03

A new study found that when cancer survivors underwent MRI screening, it tended to detect more tumours, compared with yearly mammography alone.

How could red meat raise the risk of breast cancer?

2019-08-13 10:06

A study suggests that substituting poultry for red meat may help reduce the cases of breast cancer.

Boksburg mom receives shock cancer diagnosis shortly after having triplets: ‘I didn’t know how I’d cope’

2019-07-26 13:11

Maritza was just coming to terms with motherhood when she received the shock diagnosis: stage 3 breast cancer.

Could early risers be a little less likely to get breast cancer?

2019-07-05 16:32

Why does the latest research suggest that 'night owls' and people who sleep more than usual have a slightly elevated risk of breast cancer?

Newer drug extends lives of young breast cancer patients

2019-06-06 18:04

Kisqali is one of three newer drugs on the market called CDK4/6 inhibitors that can delay the progression of breast cancer.

Should you get tested for the 'breast cancer genes'?

2019-02-28 21:45

The US Preventive Services Task Force encourages genetic testing for women with either a family history of breast or ovarian cancer, or an ethnicity or ancestry associated with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations.

Would you get a preventive double mastectomy? Celeb mom Nina Garcia opens up

2019-02-19 10:57

Did you get a preventive double mastectomy or are you thinking about getting one? Email and tell us your story or vote below.

For some women, mammograms may need to begin at 30

2018-12-29 08:00

Experts are looking to see if younger women with certain risk factors may benefit from earlier onset screening mammography.

Mammograms do save lives, study shows

2018-11-13 08:42

Research involving more than 50 000 breast cancer patients has shown that those patients who took part in a breast cancer screening program had a 60% lower risk of dying from the disease in the 10 years after diagnosis.

Lose excess kilos, lower breast cancer risk?

2018-10-24 08:00

New research suggests dropping weight could lower the odds of breast cancer in postmenopausal women.

 

New DNA blood test may help guide breast cancer treatment

2019-08-14 15:03

If chemotherapy before surgery works well, it's possible a woman might not even need surgery, a new study explains.

Study supports radiation for early, hormone-driven breast cancer

2019-08-06 17:30

An Austrian study shows that adding radiation to hormone therapy can increase disease-free survival and improve the odds a cancer won't come back over the long term.

Don't be fooled: Thermography no substitute for mammograms, FDA says

2019-07-25 07:12

Thermography devices are approved by the FDA only for use with another screening or diagnostic test like mammography, not as a stand-alone diagnostic tool.

Could 3D mammograms soon be the standard for breast cancer screening?

2019-07-05 11:29

Several physicians and healthcare professionals are opting in for 3D mammograms, while many still use the 2D method. Question is, why is there a divide?

Low-fat diet could be a weapon against breast cancer

2019-05-18 15:00

According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, diet has long been suspected to be a factor in cancer, and researchers now suggest that a low-fat diet could dramatically lower the risk of breast cancer.

I discovered I have the BRCA 1 gene, and thought if Angelina Jolie can do it..."

2019-02-19 17:37

If Angelina Jolie can do it… so can I.

How to identify different types of lumps that are most likely to appear on 8 areas of your body

2019-02-15 14:44

From ganglions to goitres, here’s a look at common body growths and advice on whether you need treatment or not.

PICS: Breast cancer survivor poses topless to show mastectomy scars

2018-12-07 09:43

This courageous mom of three is embracing her mastectomy scars and flat chest after beating cancer three times.

“I took my nipples for granted — until I got breast cancer”

2018-11-02 11:00

Five women share how their nipples changed the course of their emotional-recovery process.

‘I’m a man and I survived breast cancer – this is my story’

2018-10-23 12:20

Many men may think breast cancer is a disease only women should look out for, but this survivor's story shows how this illness does not discriminate.

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