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Breast Biopsies Leave Room for Doubt, Study Finds

Breast biopsies are good at telling the difference between healthy tissue and cancer, but less reliable for identifying more subtle abnormalities, a new study finds. Because of the uncertainty, women whose results fall into the gray zone between normal and malignant — with diagnoses like “atypia” or “ductal carcinoma in situ” — should seek second

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American Cancer Society Abandons ‘One Size Fits All’ Advice on Mammograms

After a thorough review of the benefits and limitations of mammograms, the nation’s top cancer-fighting organization is advising women that they can wait until they are 45 years old to start using the tests to screen for breast cancer. New guidelines from the American Cancer Society also assure women that they can have fewer mammograms over the

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U.S. Breast Cancer Cases to Increase 50 Percent by 2030: NCI Report

The number of breast cancer cases in the U.S. will be 50 percent higher in 2030 than it was in 2011, with an estimated 441,000 cases in 15 years, according to new research by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The research, presented this week at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting, shows a

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Proton-Pump Inhibitors May Boost Death Risk in Inpatients

Proton-pump inhibitors are commonly used in hospitals to prevent gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, but may increase the risk of dying both for those who start use in the hospital and for those have used them before admission and continue use in the hospital, new data show. Matt Pappas, MD, MPH, from the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor

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Shifting from Breast Cancer Awareness to Breast Cancer Prevention

According to new studies from the UK, there is a strong link between obesity in women and seven different types of cancers including breast cancer in which the risk is 40%. Cancer Research UK, the British equivalent of the American Cancer Society, finds that one in four obese British women will develop cancer in their

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11 Healthy Habits To Start Now To Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk Later

Breast cancer is a scary topic for women, with many of us admitting we worry more about developing breast cancer than we do heart disease — the number one killer of women. Yet, as with heart disease, we can significantly reduce the risk of certain types of breast cancers if we simply switch to healthier

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A Pittsburgh Steeler Wanted To Wear Pink All Season For Breast Cancer. The NFL Said No.

Every October in the NFL, pink happens. To raise awareness about breast cancer, there are pink pom-poms, pink cleats and pink ribbons on game balls. This is what the NFL’s breast cancer awareness month looks like. But one player — Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams — wanted to to make every month breast cancer awareness month. For

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Talking To Young Children About Breast Cancer

It may be tempting to shield young children from a family member’s breast cancer diagnosis, but the experts agree shielding children, may actually do more harm than good. Dr. Jillian Lloyd of University of Tennessee Medical Center and University of Tennessee Cancer Institute just moved to East Tennessee from Florida and is the only female,

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