To Help Prevent Breast Cancer, Avoid Excessive Estrogen Exposure

Good news: 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 people are still afflicted […]

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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 Sinai and the University of Regensburg […]

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Breast Cancer Deaths Have Dropped In Many Countries

Over the last 25 years, the detection and management of breast cancer has changed significantly. A new analysis shows that, over this period, rates of breast cancer deaths have fallen in most of the 47 countries examined. However, it also highlights some significant exceptions, particularly in South Korea and parts of Latin America. women wearing pink […]

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Girls, Puberty & Breast Cancer Risk

Ever notice that girls are getting their periods and developing breasts at younger and younger ages? Ever wonder why? The average age for the onset of menstruation in the past fifteen years has dropped from 12 years to around 10 years of age. Breast development typically blossomed in the tween years, and now is seen […]

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The Surprising Reasons Why Male Breast Cancer is on the Rise

For every 100 women who are diagnosed with breast cancer, one man will be diagnosed as well. Those may seem like pretty good odds. However, it still means that this year in the U.S. alone, about 2,600 cases of invasive male breast cancer will be diagnosed, and approximately 440 men will die of the dis-ease. […]

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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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