Archive for Month: April

Breast Thermography: Technology, Benefits, and Cancer Signs

Breast thermography is a non-invasive and painless test, with no radiation involved. It can detect and monitor early warning signs of breast cancer. This type of breast cancer screening is particularly useful for people under the age of 50. This is because mammography, another type of screening, can be...

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To Help Prevent Breast Cancer, Avoid Excessive Estrogen Exposure

According to the National Cancer Institute’s Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, the overall rate of new cancer diagnoses continues to decline, and the rate of patients who survive at least five years after diagnosis is improving. These trends prove that although far too many...

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Physicians’ Misunderstanding Of Genetic Test Results May Hamper Mastectomy Decisions For Breast Cancer Patients

                    Women with breast cancer do not receive timely genetic test results or have adequate access to effective genetic counseling, which may compromise treatment decisions, according to research from Stanford and the University of Michigan. A recent survey of over...

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Researchers Reveal How Cancer Can Spread Even Before A Tumor Develops

Even before tumors develop, with a few defined molecular alterations, breast cancer can spread to organs and remain quiet for long periods of time. They can then awaken to form aggressive, deadly breast cancer metastasis, says a team of investigators led by researchers at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount...

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Breast Cancer Risk Prevention: Discovery of Inflammation Protein

Previous studies have linked drugs such as aspirin to reduced breast cancer risk, however long-term use can bring about side effects in the general population. Adelaide researchers may have found a better way to use anti-inflammatory drugs to prevent breast cancer. The Hospital Research Foundation has identified a protein...

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