Breast Cancer in the News Your source for breast cancer-related news from around the web.

Not sure what to submit? Read our news guidelines first.

News_article

Living well with breast cancer by choosing wisely: A conversation with Amy Berman

From washingtonpost.com

This year has brought welcome attention to end-of-life care issues, aid-in-dying, and related matters. To my mind, the most gripping conversations concern how we can help people-help ourselves-to live well in the presence of life-threatening or life-altering conditions. Amy Berman has thought quite a bit about these subjects.

Views 263 Comments 0 Likes 0
4 months
News_article

Singer's breast cancer comments prompt backlash

From usatoday.com

Doctors, genetic counselors and women are challenging comments by singer Melissa Etheridge implying that genes for breast cancer could be turned on or off by diet, calling such assertions inaccurate and hurtful and worrying they may influence millions of people because of her celebrity.

Views 377 Comments 0 Likes 0
4 months
News_article

Retesting Breast Cancer Axioms

From nytimes.com

American women face conflicting advice about whether to be screened for breast cancer, at what age and how often. The decisions they make are often more strongly influenced by fear or a friend's experience than by a thorough understanding of the benefits and risks of mammography.

Views 284 Comments 0 Likes 0
5 months
News_article

Stony Brook hospital flash mob for breast cancer awareness - Newsday

From newsday.com

With his cellphone pressed to his ear, Jheison Giraldo blended in Wednesday night with the patients, staff and visitors passing through the lobby of Stony Brook University Hospital. But then, the 23-year-old Brentwood man crouched down on the tile floor, music started to play and a group of nine gathered…

Views 306 Comments 0 Likes 0
7 months
News_article

Study: Men's breast cancer tumor types differ

From dailyrecord.com

Men's breast cancer differs in some ways from women's, new research finds. One important difference is in the rates of survival. The study found that while survival for men with breast cancer has improved, it hasn't kept pace with the strides made in treating breast cancer in women.

Views 347 Comments 0 Likes 0
4 months
News_article

Long Radiation Treatments Called Unnecessary in Many Breast Cancer Cases

From nytimes.com

Two-thirds of women who have lumpectomies for breast cancer are receiving radiation treatment that lasts nearly twice as long as necessary, a new study reports. The conventional, longer treatment lasts five to seven weeks. But four rigorous studies and guidelines from a leading radiology society conclude that three to four…

Views 288 Comments 0 Likes 0
4 months
News_article

Breast Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Slowing Progress

From time.com

An initial safety trial of a breast cancer vaccine has proven safe, with preliminary results suggesting the vaccine will slow cancer progression. The vaccine, which is being developed by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is meant for patients with breast cancers that express a protein…

Views 238 Comments 0 Likes 0
5 months
News_article

Study links obesity to breast cancer

From foxnews.com

According to two new studies, obesity increases the risk for breast cancer in post-menopausal Hispanic and African-American women. The first study, from the Cancer Prevention Institute of California, analyzed 3,200 Hispanic women and found that those who gain weight through adulthood - especially after menopause - had a higher risk…

Views 298 Comments 0 Likes 0
5 months
News_article

3 Steps to Prevent Breast Cancer, Signs & Symptoms Of Breast Cancer

From indushealthplus.com

3-Step Plan for Breast Preventive Care No doubt cancer is a dreaded word to hear and even to relate to. However, ignoring the possibility of developing one is not the solution. Statistically, only a particular section of women are found to be at higher risk but the fact is that…

Views 501 Comments 0 Likes 0
9 months