Breast Cancer News
The newsletter provides a selection of recent articles in the media related to breast cancer. Subscribe on the right to have the weekly roundup emailed to you.
The idea of using ultrasound to non-invasively target cancer is an appealing one that is gaining real traction, on the back of studies demonstrating how it can more effectively deliver drugs, selectively take out cancer cells and heat and destroy diseased tissue....
Now, a new study in the United Kingdom has used whole genome sequencing in cancer patients to discover a large number of new mutational signatures — imprints of DNA damage and repair that occur during the formation of tumors — which may help researchers identify the...
Some fast-food restaurants are moving quickly to get the toxic “forever chemicals” known as PFAS out of food packaging, but others have not committed to phasing them out. \
Mutations in cancer susceptibility genes, which are known to increase cancer risk, are typically thought to be inherited, meaning passed from parent to child. But the new study highlights that these mutations can also occur after conception, as a result of spontaneous...
Breast cancer is one of the most common kinds of cancer. But it doesn't always impact all women equally. Race and ethnicity can be a key driver in how often it shows up, whether you catch it early or at the metastatic stage, and what kind of treatment you get.
Angiosarcoma of the breast is a rare, aggressive form of breast cancer. It grows rapidly and often has an unfavorable outlook due to its rarity.
Randall was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 35, three months after winning gold at the 2018 winter games. Today she is an athlete and activist who encourages younger women to get screened and all women to stay as active as possible during treatment.
Currently there are over 3 dozen states where it is legal for patients to use “marijuana” for medical purposes. Pending federal legislation may open up opportunities for federally-funded medical research, including human clinical trials.
We can all agree being told you're cancer-free is an incredible milestone for any cancer patient, but for survivors that term may evoke some complicated feelings.
A recent longitudinal study published in the journal Cancer delves deeper into the link between vitamin D levels and the risk of breast cancer in Black and Hispanic women.
Wearing a light therapy visor cap at home improved sleep and eased fatigue in women who completed treatment for early-stage breast cancer.
One of the biggest decisions you may need to make post-breast cancer surgery is whether to tattoo your nipple-areola complex — or not. Like some women, you may even decide to go for an arty piece of ink.
Breast cancer can lead to tiredness and fatigue due to the disease itself as well as certain forms of treatment. Learn more about the causes and management options.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) reviewed more than 1,000 studies on humans and animals and did not find adequate evidence to indicate that coffee is a carcinogen.However, more research into the link between coffee and cancer is necessary.
The stage of cancer indicates how advanced it is and what treatments will work best.