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Can You Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer?

We hear it all the time?lose weight for your health. Few people however, realize the extent to which this is critical to their physical well-being and ultimately their life expectancy.

Naural Self-Defense Against Breast Cancer - Learning to Cope Successfully with Organochlorine Pollut

What are organochlorines?

Breast Cancer The Cure

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Antiperspirants And Breast Cancer

Most underarm antiperspirants contain as the active ingredient, Aluminium Chlorohydrate, as you will probably remember there has been controversy about Aluminium, since the 1950's when it was a popular metal used for making cooking pots, Saucepans and Fry Pans and that it could be one of the contributing factors to Alzheimer's, now we have another problem that could also be related to Aluminium, Breast Cancer.

Gift Giving for Breast Cancer Patients and Their Families

Did you know that each year, 182,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and 43,300 die? One woman in eight either has or will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. In addition, 1,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 400 will die this year.

Fourteen Simple Things You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk for Breast Cancer

1. Increase your consumption of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables.

The News You Dont Want To Hear: Youve Got Breast Cancer

For many people being told that they have cancer is one of the most stressful times in their lives. Just as we think we have everything under control, something comes along that can shatter even the strongest of wills.

Victorious

There it is again. I muttered to myself, frustrated as I washed my arm. Every morning for five or six days in the fall of 2003, I noticed this rust-colored sticky stuff that appeared in both drips and smears on my left forearm and thigh. I had no idea where it could be coming from.

Breast Cancer Statistics ? How Breast Cancer Survival Rates Increased 50%

Breast cancer statistics show that over 1.2 million persons will be diagnosed with breast cancer worldwide this year, according to the World Health Organization. For breast cancer and prevention, it has long been known that regular physical activity has been shown to decrease the likelihood of having breast cancer. What has not been known or studied has been the effect of regular physical activity on the breast cancer survival rates or likelihood of death in women that already have breast cancer. That is, until now.

The Insidiousness of Breast Cancer and Its Current Treatment

In our modern world, the benefits that today?s manufacturing and agricultural activities have brought us is more than painfully offset by the damage to our personal health and wellness. During the course of our daily lives, we are continually exposed to common household products such as detergents, insulation, fabric treatments, flame retardants, cosmetics, paints, upholstery preservatives, and coatings for electronic equipment. When these chemicals accumulate within our bodies, they distribute into body fluids as well.

Passive Smokers Can Get Breast Cancer! Learn How?

US scientists have claimed that secondhand smokers are at higher risk of Breast Cancer. Earlier, their research also led to them to the conclusion that young women smokers are more likely to get addicted to smoking than young men.

Breast Cancer Screening

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer women face second only to lung cancer, however it is the most feared cancer or disease for most women. It occurs in about 12% of women who will live to the age of 90. Several well established factors increase the risk of breast cancer and they include family history, nulliparity (not having had children), early menarche (starting menstrual cycles early), advanced age and a personal history of breast cancer. Other risks include exposure to environmental toxins such as tobacco smoke that increase the chance for cancer growth. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society has many activities this month to bring this to the public attention.

New Hope to Prevent Breast Cancer: What Every Woman Needs to Know

In March, 2005, a major nutritional breakthrough in the fight against breast cancer was announced by U.S. scientists. This new information is absolutely critical for every woman looking for a natural way to reduce breast cancer risk.

Breast Cancer Detection Unit for the Home

Detecting Breast Cancer early is a key step in protecting yourself from the dire consequences and risk of breast cancer. There is now some new technology using Infrared to help you do self-examinations in the privacy of your own home. Surprisingly these units are in expensive only about $100.00; the device is called; ?iFind?

Breast Cancer for Beginners

Introduction Because of the social changes, which has brought increased number of workingwoman and hence delayed childbearing, there has been a steep rise in the number of breast cancer patients in the last few decades. But as the incidence of the patients has risen so has raised the modality of treatments and the success rates. Also scientists have devised methods by which the cancer can be detected in an early stage and it has been convincingly proved that early detection and treatment bears a better prognosis than the later stage.

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TIME

Breast Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline Worldwide - Time
TIME
Better screening and treatment of breast cancer are responsible for fewer deaths globally, but some countries continue to see high mortality from the disease.
Researcher: Breast Cancer Deaths Decline in Many CountriesVoice of America
Breast Cancer Death Rates Vary Around the WorldArizona Daily Star
Breast cancer mortality rates decline in many countriesMedical Xpress
The Sun -International Business Times UK
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Older women with breast cancer report better cosmetic satisfaction with less radiation, less surgery
Science Daily
The findings, presented at the 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium in a poster session by Cameron W. Swanick, M.D., should serve as an important discussion point between older patients and their physicians when making treatment decisions.



Cancer Network

'Cold Caps' May Halt Breast Cancer Hair Loss
WebMD
FRIDAY, Dec. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cooling the scalp with a specialized cap during chemotherapy sessions could help breast cancer patients avoid treatment-related hair loss, new research suggests. In a clinical trial involving women with early ...
Scalp-Cooling System Reduced Hair Loss From Breast Cancer ChemotherapyCancer Network
Scalp-Cooling Cap Reduces Hair Loss In Breast Cancer Patients Receiving ChemotherapyTech Times
Preventing Hair Loss in Breast Cancer TreatmentHealthline
Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)
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Cancer Network

Breast cancer patients could benefit from controversial hormone
Science Daily
"Breast cancer arises because of abnormal hormone activity, with about 75% of these cancers being driven by the estrogen receptor. Unfortunately, despite good initial responses in many women, drug resistance is common, usually leading to a recurrence ...
Some Breast Cancer Drugs and Blood Vessel DamageWebMD
Two drug combinations may reduce mortality rates in breast cancer patients, study revealsNews-Medical.net
AIs Linked With Reduced Endothelial Function in Postmenopausal Breast Cancer SurvivorsCancer Network
Medical Xpress -OncLive -Medscape
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OncLive

Symptoms from other causes may be mistaken for side effects of breast cancer drug
News-Medical.net
Women taking tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer were less likely to continue taking the drug if they suffered nausea and vomiting, according to new data presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium today (Friday). The researchers found that ...
Women With Menopausal Symptoms Less Likely to Adhere to Breast Cancer Prevention TreatmentOncLive
Depression drug reduces joint pain for women with early stage breast cancerMedical Xpress
Thousands quit life-saving breast cancer drug due to 'side effects' it doesn't actually causeThe Sun
Telegraph.co.uk -EconoTimes -Express.co.uk
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UPI.com

Strength training may prevent side effect of breast cancer surgery ...
UPI.com
Strength training might benefit breast cancer survivors who've undergone surgery, researchers suggest.

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Medscape

Ribociclib Increases Survival in HR+ Advanced Breast Cancer, But…
Medscape
Endocrine resistance affects responses and decreases the clinical benefit of antiestrogen therapy for patients with metastatic HR-positive breast cancer. Efforts to overcome resistance using novel drug combinations such as cyclin-dependent kinases 4 ...
Ribociclib Shows Consistent Benefit in Advanced Breast Cancer SubgroupsOncLive
Novartis' ribociclib plus letrozole significantly improves PFS in breast ...Seeking Alpha

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UPI.com

Artificial intelligence guides breast cancer care on par with doctors
UPI.com
FRIDAY, Dec. 9, 2016 -- An artificially intelligent computer system is making breast cancer treatment recommendations on a par with those of cancer doctors, a new study reports. The IBM computer system -- called Watson Oncology -- made treatment ...

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OncLive

Next Big Thing in ER+ Breast Cancer: For Early-Stage Too?
Medscape
SAN ANTONIO ― Two agents that inhibit cyclin-dependent kinases 4 and 6 (CDK4/6) have yielded unprecedented results in progression-free survival in clinical trials involving postmenopausal women with estrogen-receptor (ER) positive, HER2-negative ...
Neoadjuvant Abemaciclib Active in HR+/HER2- Breast CancerOncLive

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (blog)

Targeting DNA Repair in Breast Cancer: PARP Inhibitors and Beyond
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (blog)
The two most famous genes associated with breast cancer — BRCA1 and BRCA2 — are involved in the DNA repair pathway, and drugs targeting this pathway are now a promising avenue of treatment. The first drugs of this type to become available were ...
Chemo Plus Veliparib Improves Responses in BRCA-Mutant Breast ...Cancer Network

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