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Scientists discover a new way for breast cancer prevention

Scientists discover a new way for breast cancer prevention

Researchers at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto have discovered that epigenetic proteins promote the proliferation of mammary gland stem cells in response...
One in five breast cancer patients could benefit from BRCA treatments

One in five breast cancer patients could benefit from BRCA treatments

More breast cancer patients could benefit from treatments currently used only for patients with a faulty BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene, an international research collaboration...
What you should know about mammography

What you should know about mammography

Mammograms continue to be the best primary tool for breast cancer screening. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with some FDA-approved state agencies,...
How exercise may benefit heart health in breast cancer survivors

How exercise may benefit heart health in breast cancer survivors

Can exercise reduce the risk of heart disease in women with breast cancer? According to a new study, the answer is YES. Their findings used the...
Sugar and cancer

Sugar and cancer: what you need to know

There’s a lot of confusing information and advice out there around sugar. It’s been made the villain of our diet, but where does the consensus...
These 5 things cause most cancers

These 5 things cause most cancers

The highest priority in a national cancer control plan must be expansion of tobacco control—the intervention with the largest potential health benefits—according to a...
can baking soda boost cancer therapy

Baking soda could boost cancer therapy

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered an entirely novel mechanism by which cells enter a state of dormancy as tissues starved of oxygen...

9 things to know about choosing a cancer doctor

One big concern for patients diagnosed with cancer is whether there is time to research treatment centers and get a second opinion before starting...
Higher intensity of chemotherapy could reduce breast cancer recurrence

Higher intensity of chemotherapy could reduce breast cancer recurrence

Giving chemotherapy drugs every two weeks instead of the usual every three weeks reduces the risk of breast cancer recurrence and death, according to...
Diet rich in fruit and vegetable may help reduce breast cancer risk

Diet rich in fruit and vegetable may help reduce breast cancer risk

Women who eat a high amount of fruits and vegetables each day may have a lower risk of breast cancer, especially of aggressive tumors,...
How vitamin C may benefit people with breast cancer

How vitamin C may benefit people with breast cancer

Cancer: The word alone evokes dread, anxiety, and fear. Accordingly, many women living with the disease and undergoing treatment experience chronic stress and depression. Scientists have...
11 health tests every woman should have

11 health tests every woman should have

You’re exercising on a regular basis, trying to eat right and even reserving some me-time to relax and recharge during your busy day. That’s great....
5 things you should know before breast reconstruction

5 things women should know before breast reconstruction

For women with breast cancer, a mastectomy could be a lot to manage for recovery. Furthermore, they have to make a decision about breast reconstruction,...

Women who are ‘larks’ have lower breast cancer risk

Women who are "larks", functioning better at the beginning of the day than the end of the day, have a lower of risk breast...
Acupressure may help reduce symptoms of breast cancer treatment

Acupressure may help reduce symptoms of breast cancer treatment

A new study finds acupressure could be a low-cost, at-home solution to a suite of persistent side effects that linger after breast cancer treatment...

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A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

UCLA researchers have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in the hair follicle to make hair grow. The research, led by scientists...
5 exercises that do wonders for your health

5 exercises that do wonders for your health

If you’re not an athlete or serious exerciser — and want to work out for your health or to fit in your clothes better...
11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is usually diagnosed with tests and procedures that make pictures of the pancreas and the area around it. The process used to find...
8 common complications of high blood pressure

8 common complications of high blood pressure

Because high blood pressure diagnosis is based on blood pressure readings, this condition can go undetected for years, as symptoms do not usually appear...
8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

8 ways to lose belly fat and have a healthier life

Maintaining a trim midsection does more than make you look great—it can help you live longer. Larger waistlines are linked to a higher risk of...