Breast Cancer News
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Marcia Beck, a clinical nurse specialist and certified lymphedema therapist, explains what lymphedema is, where it can develop, risk factors, and how lymphedema is treated. Source: Lymphedema 101
Scientists have created a “Trojan horse” that sneaks anticancer nanoparticles into cancer cells and causes them to self-destruct without any drugs.
Rebecca Johnson, MD, discusses issues that are more challenging for younger women with breast cancer, reconstruction considerations for young women, and her advice for a newly diagnosed adolescent or young woman.
Last year, a dozen oil refineries in the U.S. exceeded the federal maximum level for average emissions of the highly toxic carcinogen benzene, according to a new report by the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP). Five of the refineries were in Texas, four in...
My clinical trial suggests they might have a meaningful, positive effect in treating mood issues.
In a shocking new docuseries, the highly unregulated and highly dangerous world of cosmetics is thrust into the spotlight
The TODAY anchor reveals her journey, from troubled to triumphant, with post-surgical body image.
Papillary breast cancer is a rare type of cancer that typically affects people who have been through menopause. With the right care, most people can expect to recover from this form of breast cancer.
“We believe [cardamonin] has a great potential as an anticancer compound that could be used in triple-negative breast cancer prevention or in combination with existing drugs.”
Understanding the genetic changes found in your breast tumor can help you and your care team design the most effective treatment combination.
If you're being treated for breast cancer, are you having one or more severe side effects? A study found that women have a 34% higher risk of severe side effects from cancer treatment than men.
The latest evidence suggests that food “talks” to our genome, which is the genetic blueprint that directs the way the body functions down to the cellular level.
A study in lung tissue obtained from participants after surgery found microplastics in all lung regions, including in the deeper sections.
The Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen are EWG’s lists of the most and least pesticide-contaminated conventionally grown fruits and vegetables, respectively. They are components of the annual Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce, a popular report EWG has released...
It’s important to know all your options because breast reconstruction is a huge decision. While you can always make changes later, that first decision is a big surgery and you will feel more comfortable and empowered knowing you understood your options.