Tag: breast cancer

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The decline in the death rates for both heart disease and cancer is due in large part to reductions in...

February 19, 2019

Breast Reconstruction: New Method Can Reduce Pain,...

Breast reconstruction for women who have undergone mastectomies can improve the quality of their lives by removing the associated disfigurement....

November 1, 2018

Scalp Cooling Helps Prevent Hair Loss During...

Hair loss is a side effect of chemotherapy that can have a significant impact on the psychological aspect of a...

October 31, 2018

How Can Proton Therapy Improve Breast Cancer...

Radiation therapy is an effective treatment for breast cancer, but like other therapies it often comes with side effects. Some...

October 11, 2018

Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Need to...

The saying —  “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” — coined by Benjamin Franklin hundreds of...

October 3, 2018

Genetic Testing for Cancer Prevention, Early Detection

Research shows people who have hereditary cancer gene mutations could be at risk of getting cancer earlier in life. And...

July 12, 2018

How 3D Mammograms Help Detect Breast Cancer...

“3D mammography gives us a clearer picture of breast tissue, especially in patients with dense breasts,” said Darlene Da Costa,...

July 5, 2018

Roundup: Not Enough Exercise, Heart Disease Risk,...

Only 23% of U.S. Adults Get Enough Exercise, Reports CDC Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults meet the broadly accepted...

June 29, 2018

Thousands of Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip...

As many as 60,000 women a year in the U.S. with certain types of early-stage breast cancer could benefit from...

June 7, 2018

Dragon Boat Racing Enriches Lives of Cancer...

You may not have heard of dragon boat racing, but it represents a growing sisterhood of cancer survivors who revel...

October 31, 2017

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