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Breast Cancer Patients Dying Most from Cardiac Problems
Advances in early detection of breast cancer and new treatments mean that more women are now beating the disease. In fact, their chances of survival have increased dramatically.
Radiation Helps Decrease Breast Cancer Recurrence
Some early-stage breast cancers can and do spread to the lymph nodes. While lymph node involvement is never good, new studies show that radiation helps keep these cancers from returning.
Blood Test for Breast Cancer Patients
Every breast cancer is as unique as the patient who has it. Understanding how the cancer progresses is key to making effective treatment decisions.
New Facts are in: Fat is Fatal
Obesity continues to be linked to a number of diseases. Now it's shown to be a predictor of who does - and doesn't - survive breast cancer.
Drug Helps Prevent Breast Cancer
A drug currently being used to treat breast cancer has been shown to significantly reduce the risk of developing the disease. The aromatase inhibitor, Aromasin (exemestane), helps post-menopausal women avoid breast cancer altogether.
Still Cinderella With HRT
Women with a form of genetic breast cancer risk are often urged to have their ovaries removed after childbearing to prevent cancer occurence. This unfortunately causes early menopause, and it was believed that taking hormone replacement therapy to alleviate symptoms was dangerous.
FDA Rules Mammography Still Best Screening Tool
There has been a tremendous amount of confusion about breast cancer screening in recent years. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ruled on one controversy - thermography vs. mammography.
Common Meds Don't Increase Cancer Risks
Terror, panic and worries raises blood pressure. And that's just what the millions of people in this country living with high blood pressure felt last year. Today, they can take a long sigh.
Joy in Soy
Is it okay for women who have breast cancer and other hormone sensitive cancers to eat soy and other plant based phytoestrogens? That’s a controversy that’s been raging for several years.
Yoga Improves Breast Cancer Treatment
Breathing and relaxing are important techniques to control stress; less stress means more happiness; and more happiness is good for everyone! Yoga has hit its stride and seems to be in vogue in exercise circles these days.