Updates to The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Breast Cancer

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

Diagnosis

Study Examines Whether Blood Test Can Identify Early Cancers 

Study Examines Whether Blood Test Can Identify Early Cancers 

The blood test identified breast, lung, and colorectal cancers, for which there are recommended screening tests. But it also identified seven other cancer types for which no screening tests exist. Source: Study Examines Whether Blood Test Can Identify Early Cancers -...

One Blood Test Will Be Able to Detect 50 Cancers

One Blood Test Will Be Able to Detect 50 Cancers

One new blood test developed by American and British researchers published in the journal Annals of Oncology promises to make cancer diagnosis much easier. The researchers claim that the test is capable of detecting over 50 cancer types with incredible accuracy, often...

Surgery

Chemotherapy

5 Things People Never Tell You About Chemo 

5 Things People Never Tell You About Chemo 

No matter how many pamphlets a patient reads or documents someone peruses, those items rarely tell the whole story. Here are five things medical professionals might not tell a cancer patient. Source: 5 Things People Never Tell You About Chemo | The Breast Cancer Site...

How Is Immunotherapy Different from Chemotherapy? 

How Is Immunotherapy Different from Chemotherapy? 

In this video, oncologist Melissa Wilson, MD, PhD, explains how the new, FDA-approved immunotherapy attacks cancer cells differently than traditional chemotherapy. Source: How Is Immunotherapy Different from Chemotherapy? - HealthiNation

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...

Time-restricted eating may prevent tumor growth

Time-restricted eating may prevent tumor growth

Anew study finds that breast cancer prevention may be less about how many calories you consume and more about when you eat your meals. Source: Time-restricted eating may prevent tumor growth

Other New Research

Breakthrough discovery could turn cancer into a treatable disease

Breakthrough discovery could turn cancer into a treatable disease

While this new family of drugs must now undergo clinical trials the work directly shows proof of concept that it is feasible to successfully design drugs that can prevent metastasis, by targeting the process of cellular energy production. Hence, cutting off the fuel...

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