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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) – When it comes to deciding to have breast reconstruction after surgery for breast cancer, most women are generally satisfied...

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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...

Breast cancer and BRCA mutations: Removing healthy breast saves lives

Women considering a mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer often face a difficult decision: whether to remove their healthy...

Hope for a cure amid a thinner crowd at Maryland Komen race

Hope for a cure amid a thinner crowd at Maryland Komen race

Participation in the Komen Maryland Race for the Cure dropped for the second straight year, according to officials at the Sunday event....

Cancer patient's pre-surgery flash mob dance goes viral, inspires

Cancer patient's pre-surgery flash mob dance goes viral, inspires

Deborah Cohan, nervous about undergoing double mastectomy, did what few would be willing to do: get down to Beyonce for a flash mob dance...