Breast Cancer Pill Could Reduce The Risk Of Disease
The breast cancer pill is known to reduce the risk of developing disease for women who are at high risk due to family history. However, General Practitioners are not confident in prescribing this drug because it is not licensed as a preventive drug.
Women with Thick Breasts Are More Prone To Having Breast Cancer
Women’s breasts are composed entirely of fat and glandular tissues, but it has now emerged that those with less fat and more tissues could be prone to breast cancer risks – even in the absence of other known risk factors such as family history, having babies after age 30, and genetic mutations among others.
Breast Cancer Causes Father To Get Double Mastectomy
Just because men don't have enlarged breasts doesn't mean they can't have breast cancer. A father becomes the youngest male to undergo double breast removal surgery after both his father and uncle died of the disease.
Breast Cancer Patients Are Not Getting Genetic Testing & Counselling, Doctors 'Never Recommend' It
United States Preventive Services Task Force has emphasized the importance of genetic testing, especially for women with a history of breast cancer in the family. However, a recent study shows only a few actually get their genes tested.
Cancer Rates In Women Set To Rise In The Next 20 Years
A new study predicts the that cancer rates in women will rise six times faster than men. Highlighted as reason for the increased risks are obesity, smoking, and drinking as more women practice unhealthy lifestyles.
Breast Cancer Treatment: Could Soy Cure The Disease?
Many US women are not sure if eating soy based food could help them prevent breast cancer. Earlier studies have shown that soy products could help prevent cancer. Soybean-based food are an excellent protein source that is low in calories and saturated fat.
Breast Cancer Could Degrade Patient's Healthy Bones
Once the breast cancer spreads throughout the body, it can degrade the patient’s healthy bones and cause more problem. Scientist in the University of Utah discovered that the bones can be destroyed by cancer. They also discovered a new drug that could prevent this from happening. Initial test given to patients show promising results.
Breast Cancer Prevention: Women With High Breast Density Are More Prone To Develop Cancer
Australian researchers have found that women with extremely dense breast tissue face higher risks of getting breast cancer. The result of this study is important in identifying those who will benefit most from anti-inflammatory treatment.
Drug Resistance Studied In Breast Cancer
Breast cancer can be curable with early detection, though some types of it can be aggressive. Drug resistance has been studied in breast cancer.
Sleep Problems And Cancer May Be Lessened By Turning Lights Off
A study finds that sleep problems which may cause cancer can be lessened by turning lights off. Light has powerful effects on the body, sometimes influencing ill effects.
The Ultimate Cure For Cancer, Finally Found? What Does Elephants Have To Do With It? Here Are The Details
As the quest to finding the right solution for the “deadly” Cancer, what are the Elephants’ essential roles in this disease? Could they actually be the game changer? What’s the truth behind claims that Elephants hold the key for Cancer? Here’s what experts reveal
Breast Cancer Treatment: Drug For Improving Blood Flow Can Be Possible Cure
Researchers are developing new breast cancer treatment from a drug formerly used in cardiogenic shock. Initial results gain favorable results and the doctors are planning a Phase I clinical trial.
Breast Cancer Risk Increased By Grilled, Barbecued And Smoked Meat
A study reveals that high consumotion of grilled, barbecued and smoked meat leads to a higher breast cancer risk and mortality.
Breast Cancer Vaccine Shows Promising Results In Early-Stage Patients
Researchers have developed a promising new breast cancer vaccine that re-stimulates the immune system to fight cancer cells. It is found to be safe and effective in early-stage patients.
Chilli Pepper Compound, Capsaicin, May Be The Answer To Cancer Treatment
Chillies can switch on special defences in cells surrounding cancerous growth and kill them off. The cell receptors triggered by chilli pepper compound, capsaicin, is called TRPV1, and it controls substances the cancerous growth can feed on.