Latest Risk factors of breast cancer Stories

2012-05-18 11:39:57

Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine have been awarded more than $5 million from Susan G. Komen for the Cure for three new breast cancer research grants, including a prestigious Komen Promise Grant.

2012-05-09 09:30:43

Researchers from the University of Adelaide are hoping to better understand why the mutated genes for breast and ovarian cancer are not passed on more frequently from one generation of women to the next.

2012-05-03 15:12:41

Breast cancer in young women is a biologically unique disease that requires customized management strategies.

More Benefits Than Risks In Mammograms For AT-risk Women In Their 40s
2012-05-02 09:18:26

Researchers recently found that there are more advantages than disadvantages related to breast screening mammograms for women in their 40s who have a higher risk of having breast cancer.

Possible Blood Test to Help Predict Breast Cancer
2012-05-02 05:19:32

A new study finds that breast cancer can possibly be predicted with a genetic test, years before the cancer develops. It would be in the form of a blood test to help see how genes are changed by environmental factors like alcohol and hormones.

2012-05-01 09:38:12

Choosing when to start regular breast cancer screening is a complicated decision for individual women and their providers.

Breast Cancer Not One But Ten Diseases
2012-04-20 06:01:58

Breast cancer is a global epidemic with 1.4 million women suffering from it each year. However, progress has been made as researchers in Canada and the U.K. have found that breast cancer is not one disease but 10.

2012-04-16 05:09:49

Now women suffering from breast cancer have a way to improve their overall quality of life.

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