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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.


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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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Think beyond pink, say local young women living with metastatic breast cancer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Though there were hints of pink around — table runners, samples of Panera's pink ribbon bagels, rosé wine — the annual Lanterns of Hope, held by the local Young Women's Breast Cancer Research Foundation, has a different tone from many other such ...
A doctor answers Long Island's most Googled questions about breast cancerNewsday
10 Fashion & Beauty Products That Support Breast Cancer Initiatives Beyond OctoberBustle
'Treatment may extend advanced breast cancer survival'BBC News
The Jewish News of Northern California -El Paso Times - (press release) (blog)
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Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville Post Office celebrates breast cancer fundraising stamp's success
Knoxville News Sentinel
A stamp can do more than send a letter. It can help raise $87.8 million for breast cancer research. That's how much was raised since the breast cancer research semi-postal stamp, which is a kind of postage stamp used to raise money for a particular ...
Breast Cancer Fact Check: Men and breast cancerKBTX
First immunotherapy success for triple-negative breast cancerScience Daily
Thousands are expected at Saturday's breast cancer awareness walkOrlando Sentinel
Medical News Today -WTAJ - -KPLC
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How Do Cardiovascular Risks Change Over Time in Breast Cancer Survivors?
Cancer Network
A new study found that changes in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and associated risk factors over time were similar among women with a breast cancer diagnosis and those without breast cancer. There were some differences in these changes between ...

New Scientist

New clues to unravelling link between pregnancy and breast cancer risk
New Scientist
We've known for some time that a woman's risk of breast cancer is reduced by both the number of children she has and at what age she gives birth to them – although exactly why is a mystery. A new study of the populations of Denmark and Norway offers ...
Week 34 of pregnancy reduces breast cancer risk: studyMedical Xpress

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FOX31 Denver

Thermal bra helps breast cancer survivors
FOX31 Denver
Breast cancer survivor Jodie Faber came up with the idea of a heated bra after a mastectomy and struggling with comfort and staying warm in northern Michigan during the winter. She went to Spectrum Health Innovations and it made prototypes that were ...
Breast cancer survivors work the runway at MD Anderson's BRA SymposiumTexas Medical Center News
Thermal bra created after learning the hardships of breast cancer survivorsABC 57 News

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WTAE Pittsburgh

Couple finds support in one another during simultaneous breast cancer battles
WTAE Pittsburgh
After a quick few days of testing, including a mammogram, an ultrasound and a biopsy, it was confirmed: Michael's tumor was stage 2B breast cancer and it had spread into his lymph nodes. He needed surgery to remove the nipple and all the breast tissue, ...

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Young women with breast cancer face a frightening diagnosis and bigger financial burden
The costs of breast cancer fall more heavily on younger women, who may already have several financial challenges. They may also be paying down student debt or buying first homes. They haven't had as much time to accumulate emergency funds.


'Strong progress' in decreasing death from breast cancer
Stripes Okinawa
Air Force Lt. Col. Michelle Nash calls her breast cancer diagnosis at the age of 40 shocking and unexpected. “I had no family history. I breastfed all four of my children, and that's a protective factor,” she said. “I didn't have any lumps or any ...
Bra Fitted With App to Detect Breast Cancer, Now Selling in MexicoNews18

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Breast Cancer Patients abd Previvors Face Tough Decisions
When I had what was described as a "normal garden-variety breast cancer" caught on a routine mammogram eight years ago, the doctors only tested for a couple genetic breast cancer abnormalities. Now they test for 19! The ever-increasing list of genes to ...
McKissack battles two types of breast cancerHartselle Enquirer

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Immunotherapy extends lives of patients with aggressive breast cancer, study says
Immunotherapy, treatment used to help boost the body's immune system, allowed some patients with an aggressive form of breast cancer to live longer, a study finds. The treatment is the first immunotherapy to improve the outcomes of patients with triple ...
Immune-Based Treatment Helps Fight Aggressive Breast Cancer, Study FindsNew York Times
Immunotherapy-chemo combo extends life for women with aggressive form of breast cancer, study findsCNN
Immunotherapy drug showing promise for aggressive type of breast cancerCBS News
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