Health News

Anti-Inflammatory Drug Also an Anti-Cancer Drug?
Inflammation is thought to play a role in the development and growth of cancer. Researchers have now discovered that treating inflammation may help fight breast cancer.
Is There an Expiration Date on Breast Cancer Medications?
After chemotherapy, surgery and/or radiation, most breast cancer survivors take medications for at least 5 years to prevent the dreaded disease from returning. That may change.
Knowing the Outlook Could Improve the Outcome
Scientists continue to advance their understanding of how breast cancer develops and progresses. Knowing where the disease is headed offers powerful new alternatives.
New Understanding of Breast Cancer
Breast cancer cells frequently rely on the hormone estrogen to develop and grow. New research has discovered more about this relationship, findings that could lead to new, better treatments.
Major Breast Cancer Breakthrough
Scientists in England have uncovered new genes associated with the most common form of breast cancer. This discovery could lead to new ways to treat or prevent this particular type of cancer.
Cancer Cells' Diet Determines Aggressiveness
Just as the old saying goes, "You are what you eat," scientists have now learned that what cancer cells eat predicts how aggressive they are. These new findings can be used to offer better and more personalized cancer treatment.
What's Up With Breast Cancer, Doc?
Mothers were definitely on to something when they made kids eat carrots, and that sweet potato casserole wasn't just for the yummy melted marshmallows on top.
ACE Inhibitors May Fuel Breast Cancer Recurrence
If you're a breast cancer survivor and are taking ACE inhibitors for your heart, you may want to talk to your doctor. New findings suggest that ACE inhibitors increase the risk of breast cancer returning.
Healthy Organic Halo Effect
Health conscious consumers will often assume that anything organic is a healthier and lower calorie food option than a regularly labeled food option. As the adage reminds us: You can't judge a book by its cover. The same may be true for food packaging.
Why Pregnancy Protects Against Breast Cancer
Motherhood may be one of the greatest blessings for many women. First, a woman receives the precious gift of a child. Then, she also is protected from breast cancer throughout her life.