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Latest Breast Cancer Health News Articles

The Breast Cancer Site Makes It Even Easier to Help

Mar 12, 2013: Thanks to new navigation and a more intuitive interface, helping your favorite cause is always just a click away. Read about five easy ways to help at The Breast Cancer Site.

New report focuses on worldwide rise of breast cancer

Dec 5, 2012: Joanne Silberner interviews Partners In Health doctors and nurses about the battle against breast cancer in Haiti.

Women veterans suffer higher rates of breast cancer

Oct 1, 2012: Women veterans may have a 20% to 40% higher risk of developing breast cancer according to recent studies.

BPA now linked to childhood obesity

Sep 19, 2012: Long thought to be a problem for breast cancer patients, BPA may also trigger childhood obesity.

Fired for Having Cancer: How to Fight Back

Sep 12, 2012: If you have been wrongfully fired for having cancer, there are options to address the situation, recover damages for lost wages and medical costs, and ensure that the employer has addressed the problem to prevent the same thing from happening to others.

Men also at risk for breast cancer

Jul 13, 2012: Chris Bartlett, MD, Medical Director at Mary Lou Beshears Breast Care Center, explains the risks for and how breast cancer is diagnosed in men.

Breast Cancer Answers now available at The Breast Cancer Site

May 14, 2012: The Breast Cancer Site now hosts Breast Cancer Answers,an online, interactive way to ask basic questions and receive answers from medical experts about breast cancer.

Study shows a drink a day may increase risk of breast cancer

Mar 29, 2012: A new study published in the latest issue of Alcohol and Alcoholism shows that a drink a day may increase the risk of breast cancer, according to CBS News.

Senator attempting to push breast cancer screening bill through California again

Mar 28, 2012: California Senator Joseph Simitian is bringing back a bill, which aims to strengthen breast cancer screenings, that was vetoed by Governor Jerry Brown last year, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Hundreds of thousands of cancer cases could have been preventable

Mar 28, 2012: A new study published in Science Translational Medicine found that more than half of a million people in the U.S. have died from cancer, and what's more is that approximately 280,000 of these individuals may have been able to prevent it.

Study shows obese women have a higher risk of breast cancer recurrence

Mar 23, 2012: A new study conducted by researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston found that women who are overweight or obese have a higher risk of having their breast cancer return.

Study shows stress management can improve the outcome for breast cancer patients

Mar 21, 2012: A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Miami found that stress management can be beneficial for breast cancer patients on a molecular level.

Pregnant women who have breast cancer are not at a higher risk of recurrence

Mar 21, 2012: Recent research presented at the European Breast Cancer Conference in Vienna, Austria, showed that women who become pregnant after being treated for breast cancer do not have a higher risk of recurrence, according to ABC News.

Study shows breastfeeding can reduce risk of breast cancer in women with BRCA1 gene

Mar 19, 2012: A new study found that women who have the BRCA1 gene, which is known to increase the risk of developing breast cancer, were 32 percent less likely to be diagnosed with the disease if they breastfed for at least a year, according to The Telegraph.

Study looks at link between cadmium and breast cancer

Mar 15, 2012: A new study found a link between cadmium, a heavy metal that clings onto crops from fertilizers, and breast cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times.
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