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Can You Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer?


We hear it all the time?lose weight for your health. Few people however, realize the extent to which this is critical to their physical well-being and ultimately their life expectancy.

Naural Self-Defense Against Breast Cancer - Learning to Cope Successfully with Organochlorine Pollut


What are organochlorines?Organochlorines are chemicals found in some herbicides and pesticides, in chlorine bleach and most chemical disinfectants, and many plastics, especially PVC (polyvinylchloride).Organochlorines are implicated in causing and promoting breast cancer because they mutate genes and they cause breast cells to become more receptive to a cancer-promoting chemical called estradiol.

Breast Cancer The Cure


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Antiperspirants And Breast Cancer


Most underarm antiperspirants contain as the active ingredient, Aluminium Chlorohydrate, as you will probably remember there has been controversy about Aluminium, since the 1950's when it was a popular metal used for making cooking pots, Saucepans and Fry Pans and that it could be one of the contributing factors to Alzheimer's, now we have another problem that could also be related to Aluminium, Breast Cancer.Research shows that one of the leading causes of Breast Cancer could be the use of antiperspirants.

Gift Giving for Breast Cancer Patients and Their Families


Did you know that each year, 182,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and 43,300 die? One woman in eight either has or will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. In addition, 1,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 400 will die this year.

Fourteen Simple Things You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk for Breast Cancer


1. Increase your consumption of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables.

The News You Dont Want To Hear: Youve Got Breast Cancer


For many people being told that they have cancer is one ofthe most stressful times in their lives. Just as we think wehave everything under control, something comes along thatcan shatter even the strongest of wills.

Victorious


There it is again. I muttered to myself, frustrated as I washed my arm.

Breast Cancer Statistics - How Breast Cancer Survival Rates Increased 50%


Breast cancer statistics show that over 1.2 million persons will be diagnosed with breast cancer worldwide this year, according to the World Health Organization.

The Insidiousness of Breast Cancer and Its Current Treatment


In our modern world, the benefits that today's manufacturing and agricultural activities have brought us is more than painfully offset by the damage to our personal health and wellness. During the course of our daily lives, we are continually exposed to common household products such as detergents, insulation, fabric treatments, flame retardants, cosmetics, paints, upholstery preservatives, and coatings for electronic equipment.

Passive Smokers Can Get Breast Cancer! Learn How?


US scientists have claimed that secondhand smokers are at higher risk of Breast Cancer. Earlier, their research also led to them to the conclusion that young women smokers are more likely to get addicted to smoking than young men.

Breast Cancer Screening


Breast cancer is the second most common cancer women face second only to lung cancer, however it is the most feared cancer or disease for most women. It occurs in about 12% of women who will live to the age of 90.

New Hope to Prevent Breast Cancer: What Every Woman Needs to Know


In March, 2005, a major nutritional breakthrough in the fight against breast cancer was announced by U.S.

Breast Cancer Detection Unit for the Home


Detecting Breast Cancer early is a key step in protecting yourself from the dire consequences and risk of breast cancer. There is now some new technology using Infrared to help you do self-examinations in the privacy of your own home.

Breast Cancer for Beginners


IntroductionBecause of the social changes, which has brought increased number of workingwoman and hence delayed childbearing, there has been a steep rise in the number of breast cancer patients in the last few decades. But as the incidence of the patients has risen so has raised the modality of treatments and the success rates.

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Maryland Woman Becomes Sister's Surrogate After Breast Cancer Diagnosis: 'It's the Best Gift'
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In 2011, Randi Fishman was 28 and diagnosed with breast cancer. She had a double mastectomy and froze 10 embryos, hoping that she would one day be able to carry a child. But a year later, Fishman, of Potomac, Maryland, suffered a breast cancer ...



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Advanced method holds promise for substantial improvements in breast cancer diagnosis
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Enhancing the diagnosis of breast cancer is the stated goal of a research team at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg. The scientists have combined an advanced method of diffusion-weighted MR imaging with intelligent image analysis ...



High estrogen receptor heterogeneity doubles breast cancer mortality risk
Healio
Postmenopausal women with breast cancer with high intratumor heterogeneity of ER had an increased long-term risk for death of breast cancer, according to results published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The association also appeared among ...



NPR

How Some Breast Cancer Survivors Escape Lymphedema : Shots ...
NPR
When many lymph nodes are removed along with a tumor, some patients develop painful and debilitating swelling — lymphedema. More doctors should recognize and help prevent the problem, surgeons say.
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'Local environment' plays key role in breast cancer progression
EurekAlert (press release)
Many of the drugs and therapies available today target breast cancer cells but tend to neglect the surrounding "local environment," which includes surrounding tissues. But cancer cells and their local environment are connected, so both undergo striking ...

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Protein Linked to Aggressive Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Specialty Pharmacy Times
Researchers may have found an important protein to target in the fight against aggressive triple-negative breast cancer, according to a study published in Nature Communications. Hormones such as estrogen and progesterone are known to drive the growth ...



News-Medical.net

Local environment plays crucial role in aggressiveness of breast cancer
News-Medical.net
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women -- one in eight (12.4 percent) in the U.S. will be diagnosed with it. Invasive breast cancer is dangerous for two reasons: It can aggressively spread to other organs in the body, and it is ...



Quality of life of young Chinese breast cancer patients after adjuvant chemotherapy
Dove Medical Press
Patients and methods: Eligibility criteria included stage I–III breast cancer, premenopausal and age ≤45 years at cancer diagnosis and having received adjuvant chemotherapy within 3–10 years before entry to the present study. Patients' background ...



Bikers rally in Lynn to promote breast cancer awareness
Daily Item
LYNN — St. Michael's Hall, 25 Elmwood Ave., is the place to be from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday to promote breast cancer awareness, sponsored by the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association and Sin City Cycles. Sons of Anarchy, Oz, and Homefront actor Chuck ...



OncLive

Adjuvant Chemo Benefit Sustained in ER-Negative, Locally Recurrent Breast Cancer
OncLive
The survival benefit with adjuvant chemotherapy in ER-negative breast cancer patients with isolated locoregional recurrence (ILRR) was sustained in the final analysis of the phase III CALOR trial. Patients in the study with ER-positive disease did not ...


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