breast cancer risks

  1. Conditions

    When women should say bye-bye to healthy breasts

    A new study shows that removing both breasts in breast cancer patients — even when one is cancer-free — yields higher survival rates.
  2. Prevention & Detection

    Negative BRCA test doesn’t mean you can’t get breast cancer

    A new study finds that a negative BRCA test doesn't necessarily mean you will never develop breast cancer.
  3. Prevention & Detection

    The scary truth about dense breast tissue

    When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I quickly learned that women’s breasts are made up of a mixture of dense tissue and fatty...
  4. Conditions

    Panel OKs breast cancer drugs

    A panel says that healthy women who are at a higher risk of breast cancer may consider drugs to help prevent the disease.
  5. Conditions

    Dense breast tissue can hinder breast cancer detection

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    Many women diligently perform monthly breast self-exams. They’re looking for the slightest aberration so they can seek medical care...
  6. Breast Cancer Awareness

    Breast cancer in numbers: Get the facts

    Every woman is vulnerable to breast cancer, but knowing the facts helps us take steps to reduce our risk factors.
  7. Breast Cancer Awareness

    Quick guide to breast cancer screening

    Screenings for breast cancer are vital, because early detection saves lives.
  8. Prevention & Detection

    Breast cancer: Everyday things that raise your risk

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    Do you make healthy lifestyle choices that protect you from breast cancer, or do your choices put you at a greater risk? You may be...
  9. Prevention & Detection

    New drug for breast cancer: Fish oil?

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    Breast cancer accounts for more than 25 percent of all female cancers. It is also strongly linked to obesity, which means as the...