Breast Cancer

Breast Surgeon: American Cancer Society 'Speaking Out Of Both Sides Of Mouth' With New Mammogram GuidelinesA top breast surgeon is slamming the new mammogram guidelines put in place by the American Cancer Society.
Governor's Mansion Lit Pink for Breast Cancer AwarenessThe governor's mansion in Maryland has been lit pink this weekend to raise awareness about breast cancer.
Alumni From MTV Shows Reunite To Honor Diem Brown At Cancer Awareness EventThe month of October is known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer DiagnosisActress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
Lung Cancer Now Top Cancer Killer For Women in Rich NationsFor the first time, lung cancer has passed breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer deaths for women in rich countries.
Study Ties New Gene to Major Breast Cancer Risk It's long been known that faulty BRCA genes greatly raise the risk for breast cancer. Now scientists say a more recently identified, less common gene can do the same.
Cancer Patients Can Get 'Chemo Brain'; Treatment AvailableDr. Meyer says up to sixty percent of patients undergoing treatment for all types of cancers can develop chemo brain to some degree.
Study: Not Eating Red Meat May Lower Breast Cancer RiskAccording to a new study, young women who eat less red meat may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer later in life.
Drug Helps Breast Cancer Patients Keep Fertility Doctors may have found a way to help young breast cancer patients avoid infertility caused by chemotherapy. Giving a drug to shut down the ovaries temporarily seems to boost the odds they will work after treatment ends, and it might even improve survival, a study found.
Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer PatientsA new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.
Court Won't Hear Dispute Over 'Boobies' Bracelets The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a Pennsylvania school district that wants to prevent students from wearing "I (heart) Boobies!" bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness among young people.
Study: Annual Mammograms Do Not Lower Risk Of Dying Of Breast CancerA Canadian study that many experts say has major flaws has revived debate about the value of mammograms.
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