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2013-03-14 20:21:52

OAKLAND, Calif., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients who consume high-fat dairy products following breast cancer diagnosis increase their chances of dying from the disease years later, according to a study by Kaiser Permanente researchers. The study, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, is the first to examine the relationship between high-fat and low-fat dairy consumption following a diagnosis of breast cancer and long-term breast cancer survival. Previous...

Double Mastectomies Often Unnecessary
2012-11-29 11:09:49

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Michigan (U-M) recently discovered that while concern about the recurrence of breast cancer is a major issue for women, most patients who have double mastectomies do not need them. In particular, the team of investigators stated that, of the women who had both breasts removed, 70 percent had only low risk of developing cancer in their healthy breast. The findings from the...

2012-11-27 12:29:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Breast Cancer Research Foundation today announced plans for the first grant made from the newly established Evelyn H. Lauder Founder's Fund, created in memory of its late chairman who died on November 12, 2011. More than $8 million will support a large multi-institutional, international research project, to be carried out over two to three years, that will have implications for the management of not only breast cancer, but other types of...

Breast Cancer 101 – What You Should Know
2012-11-17 09:03:52

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online What is breast cancer? The National institute of Health (NIH) describes breast cancer as a cancer that begins in the breast´s tissue. Ductal carcinoma and lobular carcinoma are the two main types of cancer, affecting the part of the breast that moves the milk from the breast to the nipple or the portion of the breast that produces milk. Apart from understanding the areas in which breast cancer affects, it´s...

2012-11-09 16:23:52

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The quality of a woman's social networks--the personal relationships that surround an individual--appears to be just as important as the size of her networks in predicting breast cancer survival, Kaiser Permanente scientists report in the current issue of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. Previous research has shown that women with larger social networks--including spouses or partners, female relatives, friends, religious and social ties, and...

2012-10-22 07:35:22

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- October is the month of pink, a time to reflect on breast cancer awareness and what we can do in the fight for a cure. After non-melanoma skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer to impact women in the United States, according to the CDC. Countless people are touched by breast cancer, whether personally or by a diagnosis for someone they know. Susan G. Komen for the Cure® (http://ww5.komen.org/) reports that 226,870 new cases of...

2012-10-09 11:28:08

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day on October 13, AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) is raising awareness about the thousands of U.S. women living with metastatic breast cancer. Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day seeks to generate attention and greater support for women living with metastatic breast cancer among the public and stakeholders within the breast cancer community and more research to extend lives. To view the multimedia...

2012-10-09 04:03:32

Fitness Boot Camp Franchise Fit Body Boot Camp Will Donate a Portion of its October Proceeds to Support Breast Cancer Research and Awareness Chino Hills, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2012 Fitness boot camp franchise Fit Body Boot Camp® announces its commitment to support breast cancer research with the launch of its inaugural “Project Pink” initiative. Because October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Fit Body Boot Camp Corporate will be doing its part to support breast...

2012-10-07 23:00:24

ImplantInfo applauds ℠timely´ Breast Cancer Awareness Month official launch of WhatNext social network by SPANX Co-Founder and the ACS Park City, UT (PRWEB) October 07, 2012 SPANX Co-Founder and Former COO David Wasilewski has launched social network WhatNext.com with help from The American Cancer Society. The site works to connect people to share information about cancer. “October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month,” says Shawn Miele for ImplantInfo. “It´s...

2012-10-04 23:01:30

Since its inception prior to 1987, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has been dedicated to raising awareness and increase education about breast cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The collaborative effort includes many organizations at the forefront of breast cancer awareness and the search for a cure. Flooring retailer, simpleFLOORS supports this effort. (PRWEB) October 03, 2012 National Breast Cancer Awareness Month was conceived more than twenty-five years...