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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

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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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CNN

Neighborhoods with more light have higher breast cancer risk, study says
CNN
A new study from Harvard has found greater risk of breast cancer in women who live in neighborhoods that have higher levels of outdoor light during the night. The findings are based on the Nurses' Health Study (NHS), which has for decades been ...
Outdoor Lights Might Increase Breast Cancer – StudyP.M. News
Urban lighting may increase breast cancer risk, study finds (VIDEO ...Malay Mail Online

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Philly.com

Susan K. Axler, 70, breast cancer survivor who helped others
Philly.com
Susan K. Axler, 70, of Philadelphia, a metastatic breast cancer survivor who used her experiences to encourage and inform others, died Aug. 17 of complications from the disease at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. In 1988, when she was 41 ...



Chicago Tribune

Study suggests possible link between urban lighting and breast cancer
Chicago Tribune
New research reveals an unexpected potential risk factor for breast cancer: city lights. The Harvard Medical School study found an association between living in areas with high amounts of ambient nighttime light and slightly increased odds for breast ...
Could City Lights Raise Breast Cancer Risk?WebMD
Could outdoor light exposure at night heighten breast cancer risk?Medical News Today
Astonishing breast cancer discovery shocks scientistsBABW News
WTOP -Science Daily -FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
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Romper

Living In Brightly Lit Neighborhoods Could Increase Breast Cancer Risk (Yes, Really)
Romper
Aside from age and family history, little is known about the factors contributing to breast cancer. Excitingly, scientists may have discovered a cause for the high number of diagnoses. Women living in brightly lit neighborhoods may be more at risk for ...
Harvard Medical School Just Revealed an Unexpected Risk Factor For Breast CancerPOPSUGAR

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Brain metastasis detectable in CTCs
Nature.com
The presence of radiologically detectable metastases often indicates a poor prognosis in patients with breast cancer, highlighting a need for earlier detection. Now, new research reveals the presence of circulating tumour cells (CTCs) with a distinctly ...



OncLive

Esteva Explains State of Genomic Testing in Breast Cancer
OncLive
Physicians must continue to develop an understanding of breast cancer tissue and plasma to personalize medicine and deliver the optimal treatment to their patients, says Francisco J. Esteva, MD, PhD, who spoke on genomic testing at the 16th Annual ...
Bitter pill to swallow: potentially life-saving drugs remain unfunded for more than a decadeStuff.co.nz

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Evening News and Tribune

Breast cancer survivors share stories, raise funds for Power of Pink gala
Evening News and Tribune
The clientele — all breast cancer survivors painting different variations of polka dots, ribbons, and butterflies with their own palate of pinks on the same style of vase. The Power of Pink Paint Night is a chance for survivors to get together, share ...



New recommendations for managing menopausal symptoms in breast cancer survivors
EurekAlert (press release)
WASHINGTON -- A large proportion of the world's estimated 9.3 million breast cancer survivors experience menopausal symptoms or clinical manifestations of estrogen deficiency. A comprehensive review published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of ...

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FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Tampa police unveil pink patrol cars for breast cancer awareness
FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Dugan added that supporters can purchase “Unlock the Cure” awareness coins. The front of the coin includes the Tampa Police badge and the back includes the pink ribbon which symbolizes breast cancer awareness. Both sides are outlined in pink. directed ...

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KGWN

Grants available for Wyoming Breast Cancer programs
KGWN
The Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative (WBCI) has opened applications for their annual grant program. Grants are available for breast cancer programs throughout the State. The goal of the grants is to help local organizations support their breast cancer ...


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