Too Few Getting Radiation Therapy After Mastectomy

Many American women with locally advanced breast cancer do not receive recommended radiation therapy after mastectomy, a new study finds. Experts at the U.S. National Cancer Institute currently recommend that breast cancer patients who undergo mastectomy receive radiation therapy if their cancer has spread to four or more nearby lymph nodes. However, in the new […]

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Mother Ditches Chemotherapy, Using Alternative Therapies

A mother whose cancer has returned for the third time has turned her back on modern medicine – and says she will try to overcome the disease through healthy living and alternative therapies. Anne Pharo, 41, has been treated for breast cancer twice since 2010. During this time, she has undergone two mastectomies, six rounds […]

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What Causes Breast Cancer?

At 48, Jenny Singleton got breast cancer. At 66, her mother did, too. “When my breast cancer was diagnosed, I immediately thought we must have a gene for it,” Jenny Singleton said. “So I was tested and I didn’t have the BRCA gene. And so that’s often left me wondering, well, then why is it […]

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Is Breast Thermography an Alternative to Mammography?

Is Breast Thermography an Alternative to Mammography? In response to the growing confusion regarding the current accepted role of thermography for use in breast cancer screening and detection, the International Academy of Clinical Thermology issues the following position statement: The proper role of thermography is not as a replacement for mammography. Breast thermography is a […]

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Mother Vows to Beat Breast Cancer by Alternative Therapies

A mother whose cancer has returned for the third time has turned her back on modern medicine – and says she will try to overcome the disease through healthy living and alternative therapies. Anne Pharo, 41, has been treated for breast cancer twice since 2010. During this time, she has undergone two mastectomies, six rounds […]

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