Factoring In Gender: Women’s Health Research at Yale

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“Look Now: Facing Breast Cancer”: a photographic tribute to breast cancer survivors

What better way to end Pink October than to pay tribute to breast cancer survivors? Sycaruse University launched exactly such an event onWednesday, Oct 27. “Look Now: Facing Breast Cancer” is a … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer Action Group launches Think Before You Pink blog

Pink October is coming to an end but the struggle against breast cancer goes on. The Breast Cancer Action (BCA) Group is one of the strongest group the cause and it recently launched the Think Before … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer In Pets

While everyone is sporting pink ribbons this month in honor of breast cancer awareness, many people don't realize that important member of our families can also suffer from the disease. Our pets. … [Read more...]

Male breast cancer: risks and perceptions of family members

In another tribute to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we tackle a type of breast cancer that is rare but equally dangerous - male breast cancer. Men do get breast cancer, too. Male breast cancer may … [Read more...]

Family history of breast cancer? There’s something you can do to reduce your risk!

It is Pink October, a month dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness. In the next 2 weeks, Battling Cancer will focus on the latest news on breast cancer. There is no denying the genetic component of … [Read more...]

Pink (ribbon) is not only for girls

“ I do not want to go to the Pink Ribbon run with you!”, moaned one of my 7-year olds. “That is so silly.” It is not about the run as he is a good runner. He meant that pink is just for girls, uncool … [Read more...]

Cancer News: Pink October and cancer awareness runs

It’s the beginning of October and it is also the start of the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the US. But the rest of the world is going pink this month, too. The Empire State Building to … [Read more...]

Friday cancer news: updates from the breast cancer front

Updates from the Stop Milking Cancer Campaign The Stop Milking Cancer Campaign ends today, 24 September. Thanks to you, our readers and anti-cancer advocates,  Breast Cancer Action (BCA) attained … [Read more...]

Can fish oil stop breast cancer in its tracks?

Fish oil has been touted to prevent cardiovascular disease. Now this heart-friendly supplement has another health benefit: lowering the risk for breast cancer. Fish oil supplements contain large … [Read more...]

Send a message to Eli Lilly: Stop Milking Cancer!

The compound It goes by many different names: recombinant bovine somatotropin (rBST), recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH), artificial growth hormone, Posilac. But its main purpose is to induce … [Read more...]

Breast cancer survivor: psychological intervention improves outcomes

Surviving breast cancer is a big victory. But it comes with a lot of psychological stress, reduced quality of life, and the constant threat of relapse. Health experts believe that postcancer care and … [Read more...]

Pregnancy after breast cancer

One of the main concerns of cancer survivors is loss of fertility and the ability to bear children. However, although a large number of breast cancer survivors still retain their reproductive … [Read more...]

In the pipeline: preventive vaccine against breast cancer

Could this be the vaccine we have been waiting for? Researchers at Cleveland Clinic announced last week that we may be closer to having a vaccine to fight breast cancer that previously thought. The … [Read more...]

Cancer in the headlines, June 4: breast cancer news

Peaches, plums induce deliciously promising death of breast cancer cells What do peaches and plums have in common aside from being yummy? They are great as cancer cell fighters! Researchers at Texas … [Read more...]

Mother and son fight breast cancer together

What are the chances that cancer strikes twice in a family? Rather high, I would say, since genetics is a risk factor in many types of cancer. However, the case of breast cancer striking a mother and … [Read more...]

The young drinker and her risk for breast cancer

Young and free – that’s how adolescents feel. But remember that you are not free to do anything you want as if there is no tomorrow. What you do today, can affect your health in the future. Take … [Read more...]

Acupuncture improves sex drive, quality of life in breast cancer patients

Cancer treatment comes with a lot of side effects, mild and severe, short-term and long-term. In recent years, complementary medicine has become an integral part of the management of the side effects … [Read more...]

The mammogram debate: the two sides

Mammogram guidelines questioned Mammogram, the gold standard for breast cancer, is currently questioned just like what happened to prostate-specific antigen (PSA) s for prostate cancer. This was … [Read more...]

To remove or not to remove a healthy breast

To remove or not to remove a healthy breast. That is a very difficult decision many women have to face when diagnosed with breast cancer. Why remove a healthy breast? The procedure is called … [Read more...]

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