Increased Breast Cancer Risk Might Last Decades After Childbirth, Study SaysCompared with women who have never had children, women who have given birth may have an increased breast cancer risk that continues for up to 23 years after their most recent birth, according to a new study.
Processed Meats Linked To Breast Cancer, Says StudyRegularly consuming the foods was linked with a 9% higher risk of breast cancer, according to an analysis of previous studies looking at over 1.2 million women.
Study Says Some Women With Common Breast Cancer Can Safely Skip ChemoAbout 70% of women diagnosed with the early stages of one of the most common forms of breast cancer might not need chemotherapy as part of treatment, according to the results of a long-awaited study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago Sunday.
FDA Approval Of Self Testing For Breast Cancer Genes Comes With Cautions The US Food and Drug Administration gave its approval Tuesday to a 23andMe test that screens for a few breast and ovarian cancer genes, but that approval came with a number of caveats and cautions.
Study: Birth Control Increases Woman’s Risk For Breast Cancer By 20 PercentPublished in the New England Journal of Medicine, the study revealed women who use hormonal contraceptives had an increased risk of breast cancer.
TV Star Julia Louis-Dreyfus Announces She Has Breast CancerJulia Louis-Dreyfus says she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Getting Answers: Breast Cancer Study Examines Effectiveness Of MammogramsIt will test whether annual mammograms are really the best way to screen for breast cancer, or if a more personalized approach involving genetics could deliver better results.
Are Preventative Double Mastectomies Worth The Risk?A recent study found the rate of women having preventative double mastectomies tripled in the last decade, despite the radical surgery not being associated with higher survival rates.
Rita Wilson Is Cancer Free, Going On Tour With Band Next YearIn March Rita Wilson was diagnosed with breast cancer and had to take a medical leave from the Broadway show “Fish in the Dark.”
American Cancer Society Recommends Waiting Until 45 For Annual MammogramThis new recommendation is based on a study out of UC Davis that finds annual mammograms should be based on a woman's menopausal status, not their age.
American Cancer Society: Women Should Start Breast Cancer Screenings At 45 Instead Of 40New mammogram advice from the American Cancer Society says most women should start annual screenings at age 45 instead of 40, a change that moves the group closer to guidelines from an influential advisory task for