HRT-Related Breast Cancer Risks Vary
In the late 1990s, medicines that helped women with menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes, were widely prescribed. That changed in 2003 after a large study found that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) increased breast cancer risks.
The Breast Way to Prevent Breast Cancer
Breast or bottle? That’s one of the most important decisions a new mom makes — for herself and her baby. While there are pros and cons of both ways to nourish a baby, the breastfeeding side got a big boost today.
What You Need to Know Before Ovarian Surgery
About one out of 70 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in their lifetime. Surgically removing the ovaries is one way to prevent this cancer.
Hope for Cancer Survivors to Conceive
Women who are cancer survivors may worry about their ability to get pregnant. While new research suggests that getting pregnant may not be an issue for many of these women, it is still important that they discuss family planning with their doctor, who can help make the process easier.
News Flash on Hot Flashes
Women literally lose their cool when hot flashes hit. Fanning, removing clothing or kicking off bed linens may be required for her to regain her physical - and feminine - cool. A recent study looked at which women seemed to get the hottest of hot flashes.
Cancer Survivors Delivered Good News
Women who had cancer as children can feel better. According to a new study, most of these women can become mothers. Getting pregnant might just take a little longer than it does for women who’ve never had cancer.
Cancer Risks After In Vitro Fertilization
In vitro fertilization (IVF) has helped women around the world become mothers. This technique that’s been used for years can result in more than one bundle of joy. A new study discovered that multiple births after IVF might have risks.
Air Pollution and Childhood Cancers
Recently, diesel fumes were classified as cancer-causing agents. High exposure to diesel fumes is a risk factor for lung cancer. Now, traffic exhaust is being associated with childhood cancers.
Pendulum of Hormone Replacement Therapy and Breast Cancer
You’ve no doubt heard that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) used for menopause symptoms increases breast cancer risks. More recent studies have found that maybe HRT is okay. Now the pendulum has swung back.
Does HRT Cause Breast Cancer or Not?
Women used to rely on hormonal replacement therapy (HRT) to calm the discomforts of menopause. Then a study linked HRT to breast cancer, and everything changed.