BREAST CANCER NEWS

Heading for middle age? Bring your sneakers to cut breast cancer risk

Heading for middle age? Bring your sneakers to cut breast cancer risk

For women past childbearing age, a new study finds that a modest amount of exercise -- four hours a week of walking or more intensive physical activity such as cycling for just two hours a week -- drives down breast cancer risk by roughly 10%.

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For some women with breast cancer, taking soy protein supplements boosted the expression of tumor genes associated with an...

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Aberdeen Greene Turtle helps raise money for Bel Air woman battling cancer

Aberdeen Greene Turtle helps raise money for Bel Air woman battling cancer

Through its Funds for Friends event, the Greene Turtle in Aberdeen recently supported the Barnes family of Bel Air in raising $1,650 for...

New blood test may detect breast cancer spread

New blood test may detect breast cancer spread

Johns Hopkins cancer researchers and collaborators around the country have developed a blood test that they believe can tell when breast...

Cancer survivors in the U.S. -- 14.5 million strong and growing

A new report identifies a group of Americans that is expected to grow by 30% over the next decade: cancer survivors.

Anxiety from a false-positive mammogram is real but temporary, study says

A healthy woman has a routine mammogram to check for signs of breast cancer, and the results aren’t normal. Her doctors run further...

Breast cancer and online dating put couple on path to love

Breast cancer and online dating put couple on path to love

Trueheart4me was 5-foot-9, spiritual but not religious, and a social drinker, her Match.com profile read. She loved the water, traveling and...

Extended Stay hotels contribute rooms to cancer patients

Extended Stay hotels contribute rooms to cancer patients

The hotel chain Extended Stay America

New test suggests antidepressant Paxil may promote breast cancer

New test suggests antidepressant Paxil may promote breast cancer

A team of researchers from the City of Hope in Duarte has developed a speedy way to identify drugs and chemicals that can disrupt the...

Mammogram screenings don't reduce cancer death rates, study finds

Mammogram screenings don't reduce cancer death rates, study finds

Yearly mammography screenings for women ages 40 to 59 do not reduce breast cancer deaths, even though they make a diagnosis of illness...