Latest Breast cancer; calcium and vitamin D Stories
A new US study has found that women who maintain physical activity -- even mild exercise -- before or after menopause may reduce their overall risk of breast cancer, but substantial weight gain may cancel out these benefits.
Purdue University researchers have created a new imaging technology that reveals subtle changes in breast tissue, representing a potential tool to determine a woman's risk of developing breast cancer and to study ways of preventing the disease.
Breast cancer patients often wonder what their daughters might do to reduce their risk. A new study shows limiting alcohol consumption may be the answer.
Adding to research linking alcohol to breast cancer risk, a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that adolescent girls with a family history of breast disease — either cancer or the benign lesions that can become cancer – have a higher risk of developing benign breast disease as young women than other girls. And unlike girls without a family history, this already-elevated risk rises with increasing alcohol consumption.
Study Enrollment Open for 1000 Women Age 60 and over.
GrassrootsHealth seeks to influence public health by launching a breast cancer prevention study, focusing on the role vitamin D deficiency plays in affecting breast cancer rates in women over 60. (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 A new study will seek to examine the effects of vitamin D deficiency in relation to breast cancer rates â€“ specifically, the study centers around investigating the occurrence of breast cancer among a population of women 60 and over who achieve and maintain a targeted...
Breast cancer accounts for almost a third of all cancer cases reported in women.
Americans may not be getting enough calcium in their diets, according to a new study published in the May 2011 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association.
Many risk factors for breast cancer are well studied and documented.
Body fat distribution does not play an important role in the incidence of every subtype of premenopausal breast cancer, but is associated with an increased risk for estrogen receptor (ER)â€“negative breast cancer.
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