Late detection of breast cancer means treatment is often drastic and frightening for patients.
3D mammography is becoming more widely available, but is it superior to the traditional 2D technology for breast cancer detection? The answer isn't clear-cut.
A study published recently in The Lancet indicated menopausal hormone therapy is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. How can we interpret the results?
Recent reports suggested eating chicken could reduce the risk of breast cancer. In the study, those who ate chicken were at lower risk – when compared to women who ate large quantities of red meat.
Empowering young women with information in high school can help ensure that certain cancers are caught early.
Artificial intelligence is being used to diagnose breast cancers from early mammogram tests.
A new breast cancer test predicts whether a patient will benefit from endocrine therapy, allowing patients and their doctors to make better treatment decisions.
Cancer treatment could be revolutionised by the discovery of the origin cells which divide first.
A recent study found that many people who have survived a cancer diagnosis do not like to be called 'survivor.' As World Cancer Day is observed on Feb. 4, their wishes are something to think about.
Most cases of breast cancer are related to environmental causes. When we talk about climate change, we must not forget this part of the story.
Tamoxifen can reduce some women's risk of getting breast cancer, so why are so many reluctant to use it?
Having children is linked to a greater risk of heart attacks and stroke, but kids aren't completely bad for your health.
The opioid epidemic has hit parts of Appalachia very hard' places where cancer rates are high. Many patients are surviving cancer treatment only to become addicted.
The participants who chose more organically grown foods over 4.5 years had slightly lower rates of cancer. But it doesn't necessarily mean one thing caused the other.
People across the country show their support for breast cancer patients and survivors by wearing pink and raising money each October. A recent study of patients suggests ways to help all year.
Men, who are arguably the least risk-aware when it comes to breast cancer, are largely overlooked in awareness material, and remain ill-informed.
Individuals who carry the breast cancer genes _BRCA1_ or _BRCA2_ are often unaware of the fact. That suggests that physicians need a new way to apply DNA-based screens to identify those at risk.
While more women than ever are surviving breast cancer, they often do so with bad side effects. Studies are showing that physical therapy early in the post-treatment phase can help.
Breast cancer, once a death sentence, now has a survival rate of more than 90 percent. This means that millions of women suffer effects of treatment. Recent research shows ways to overcome them.
Mutations in BRCA genes are linked to the early onset of breast and ovarian cancers. But the effect of most mutations is unclear. Now new research can distinguish harmless from dangerous mutations.