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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…

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Coffee may help prevent breast cancer returning, study finds

From sciencedaily.com

Drinking coffee could decrease the risk of breast cancer recurring in patients taking the widely used drug Tamoxifen, a study has found. Patients who took the pill, along with two or more cups of coffee daily, reported less than half the rate of cancer recurrence, compared with their Tamoxifen-taking counterparts…

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Black women had worse breast cancer mortality regardless of cancer subtype

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Black women with breast cancer had significantly worse survival compared with other racial and ethnic groups across cancer subtypes, which suggests that the survival differences are not solely attributable to the fact that black women are more frequently diagnosed with less treatable breast cancer subtypes, according to new data.

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Recovery Fitness | A Woman's Health - Women Magazine

From awomanshealth.com

By Carol Michaels and Maria Drozda Breast cancer surgery and treatments affect many areas of the body. Complaints of stiffness, pulling, tightness, and a lack of flexibility are common. Often this occurs when the muscles and the skin are shortened because of the surgery, which can also leave scar tissue.

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New targets that could increase effectiveness, reduce side effects in breast cancer treatments

From sciencedaily.com

New targets for potential intervention in breast cancer have been identified by researchers. These new targets could eventually increase effectiveness and reduce the undesirable side effects associated with current treatments. In addition to exploring potential new drugs for breast cancer, the researchers also hope to investigate the implications for prostate…

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Long-term use of high blood pressure drugs associated with risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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Photo by Susie Fitzhugh SEATTLE - Aug. 5, 2013 - Older women who take certain types of medication to combat high blood pressure may be putting themselves at greater risk for developing breast cancer, according to a new study by a team of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists led…

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Cosmetic breast implants may adversely affect survival in women who develop breast cancer

From sciencedaily.com

The authors stress that these findings should be interpreted with caution as some studies did not adjust for other potential confounding factors. They call for further investigations into the long term health effects of breast implants.

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