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Women who recently gave birth have higher breast cancer risk

Younger women who have recently had a child may have a higher risk of breast cancer than their peers of the same age who...
Weight loss can help breast cancer survivors reduce cancer risk

Weight loss can help breast cancer survivors reduce cancer risk

Cancer experts are discussing studies that show that weight loss programs can change the biological make-up of breast tissue cells — helping survivors reduce...

How diet could influence spread of breast cancer

In a recent study, researchers found a single protein building block commonly found in food may hold a key to preventing the spread of...
Digital mammography could increase breast cancer detection

Digital mammography could increase breast cancer detection

In a new study, researchers found that the shift from film to digital mammography increased the detection of breast cancer by 14% overall in...

Women after child birth have higher breast cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found that younger women who have recently had a child may have a higher risk of breast cancer than...

Breast cancer drug could impair brain functions

In a new study, researchers found that breast cancer drug letrozole has side effects that impact brain functions. Letrozole is used to prevent breast cancer...
Heart drug and trastuzumab could reduce heart damage in breast cancer patients

Heart drug and trastuzumab could reduce heart damage in breast cancer patients

In a new study, researchers found that breast cancer patients who take a heart drug at the same time as trastuzumab have less heart...
This breast reconstruction surgery could limit shoulder functions

This breast reconstruction surgery could limit shoulder functions

A study of three different types of breast reconstruction surgery shows one in particular hinders a woman’s long-term shoulder function—and her quality of life. After...
Short overnight fasting may increase the risk of breast cancer recurrence

Short overnight fasting could increase the risk of breast cancer recurrence

Researchers suggest increasing duration of nightly fasting may improve prognosis. In patients with breast cancer, a short overnight fast of less than 13 hours was...

The best option for cancer fatigue isn’t a pill

Exercise and/or psychological therapy work better than medications to reduce cancer-related fatigue and should be recommended first to patients, say researchers. “If a cancer patient...

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