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 -...

Surgery

This Innovative Technology Reduces the Need for Second Surgeries 

This Innovative Technology Reduces the Need for Second Surgeries 

As a patient, of course, you’ll be hoping and praying that the doctor manages to get the right amount of tissue the first time. Sadly, as with any balancing act, it’s not going to happen exactly the right way every time, no matter how hard your doctor tries or how...

Chemotherapy

Radiation

Lifestyle Issues

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

Nanoparticle Trains Immune Cells to Attack Cancer 

Nanoparticle Trains Immune Cells to Attack Cancer 

Cancer researchers are exploring all kinds of new and creative approaches to immunotherapy, treatments that help the immune system fight cancer. The latest involves nanoparticles that trains immune cells to attack cancer. Source: Nanoparticle Trains Immune Cells to...

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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