Archive for Month: September

Procter & Gamble pulls out of NFL partnership on Breast Cancer Awareness

Procter & Gamble has canceled a major NFL deal that was timed to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is coming up in October.   Procter & Gamble had been planning the initiative for its Crest toothpaste,CBS Sports’ Jason LaCanfora reports, but decided to cancel it as the...

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Breast Cancer Patients Want Control Over Research

The federal government has poured more than $3 billion into breast cancer research over the past couple of decades, but the results have been disappointing. The disease remains a stubborn killer of women. So the National Breast Cancer Coalition is trying something bold: The advocacy group has decided that...

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Screening over 70 ‘is a waste of time’

Screening over-70s for breast cancer ‘is a waste of time’… and could do more harm than good, say researchers Researchers said regular testing of those aged 69 to 74 did not reduce the numbers getting cancer in the life-threatening advanced stages It instead leads to many being diagnosed with...

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Soy May Affect Breast Cancer Genes

Taking soy protein supplements may lead to some concerning genetic changes for women with breast cancer, a new study suggests. In the study, half of 140 women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer took soy protein powder and the other half took a placebo for between seven and 30 days before they...

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