Updates to The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Breast Cancer

Here you’ll find useful information that complements the book.

Diagnosis

Genetic cancers: Link, types, testing, and more

Genetic cancers: Link, types, testing, and more

Researchers have linked germline mutations with over 50 hereditary cancer syndromes. These syndromes may make someone more likely to develop certain types of cancer. Source: Genetic cancers: Link, types, testing, and more

Noninvasive Blood Test Detects 8 Types Of Cancer 

Noninvasive Blood Test Detects 8 Types Of Cancer 

"I'm enormously excited. This is the Holy Grail - a blood test to diagnose cancer without all the other procedures like scans or colonoscopy." Source: Noninvasive Blood Test Detects 8 Types Of Cancer | The Breast Cancer Site News

Surgery

Freezing Breast Cancer Cells May Help Avoid Surgery

Freezing Breast Cancer Cells May Help Avoid Surgery

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month Approaching, Cedars-Sinai Experts Discuss New Treatment Options for Early-Stage, Low-Risk Breast Cancer Patients Source: Freezing Breast Cancer Cells May Help Avoid Surgery

This Innovative Technology Reduces the Need for Second Surgeries 

This Innovative Technology Reduces the Need for Second Surgeries 

This procedure-within-a-procedure takes just 5 minutes! Source: This Innovative Technology Reduces th 3 Ways to Deal With Emotional Abuse from Your Parents (for ... https://www.wikihow.com › ... › Abuse › Child Abuse Emotional abuse takes many forms. Your parents may...

Chemotherapy

How effective is oral chemotherapy for breast cancer?

How effective is oral chemotherapy for breast cancer?

Oral chemotherapy is a new type of chemotherapy that people can use at home to treat some cancers. This article reviews how effective it is for breast cancer. Source: How effective is oral chemotherapy for breast cancer?

Radiation

Lifestyle Issues

The Anti-Cancer Diet: Foods to Fight Cancer 

The Anti-Cancer Diet: Foods to Fight Cancer 

An anti-cancer diet is an important strategy you can use to reduce your risk of cancer. The American Cancer Society recommends, for example, that you eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables daily and eat the right amount of food to stay at a healthy...

Other New Research

Immunotherapy for breast cancer: Types and effectiveness

Immunotherapy for breast cancer: Types and effectiveness

This article looks at the currently available immunotherapy treatments in more detail, including how they work and which types of breast cancer they may treat. Source: Immunotherapy for breast cancer: Types and effectiveness

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