An FDA approved drug shows promise fighting breast cancer, study finds.
Research involving more than 1,200 survivors shows childbearing has no effect on recurrence
Lynparza may offer a new treatment for women with advanced BRCA-related disease, researchers say
But the gene flaw is rare, affecting less than 1 percent of typical cancers, researchers say
Study suggests it works as well as a full week of treatments
It cut risk of relapse, death by 30 percent over 5 years, trial found
Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggest
Major, new report on lifestyle habits and breast cancer prevention.
But study into alternative therapies didn't find evidence to support using dietary supplements
Better treatments, aging population may explain promising trend, researchers say
Report shows uninsured had lowest rates of mammograms, Pap tests and colonoscopies
Access to screening likely behind the boost, cancer experts say
Study found it as effective as talk therapy for improving sleep and depression
Rural areas a bit safer than urban ones; environmental threats seem key, study says
Evidence supports the use of some complementary therapies during breast cancer treatment, study finds.
But experts say it's too soon to recommend it for this purpose
Researcher suggests women think about lowering their alcohol intake if they're drinkers
British researchers zero in on genetic links between early puberty and increased cancer risk
Scientists hope to improve breast cancer screening of younger women
Out of 7 nationality groups studied, only Japanese women didn't have an overall increase in the disease
Half of breast cancer patients who had both breasts removed unsure of genetic risk of more cancers: study
Study finds that most still recommend the breast cancer screen for women in their early 40s
Exposure to fine-particle air pollution linked to dense breast tissue, a risk factor for tumors, study finds
Air pollution may increase a woman's risk of dense breasts, study finds.
1 in 4 kids who lived through cancer developed another cancer by age 45, study finds
Large U.S. study points to the drug's potential tumor-fighting abilities
A minority of women with 'triple-negative' tumors responded to Tecentriq, but they responded well
Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds
Long-term chances of heart attack, lung cancer higher for women who light up, study finds
Among young women with early breast cancer, almost half from 5 states opt to have healthy breast removed
6 out of 10 screened weren't at high risk for the disease, researchers say
Findings emphasize the importance of counseling these women, before and during pregnancy
Dietary soy products are safe for women diagnosed with breast cancer, study finds
Shorter course less expensive, equally effective in certain patients, researchers say
Those diagnosed at younger age or have a family history of cancer even more vulnerable
Study of 6,200 women finds the food linked to lower risk of death after nearly a decade of follow-up
Study found an association, but didn't prove unhealthy foods caused disease
Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests
Digital technology leads to 'marked improvement' in detection rates, radiology expert says
Digital mammography has improved cancer detection rates, according to new study.
Inmates at elevated risk of developing cancer, dying from their disease, study finds
Physical activity may be the most important lifestyle factor in reducing breast cancer recurrence and death, study finds.
Those who worked out were about 40 percent less likely to die from disease, review suggests
One of two trials was stopped early because results were so strong
But imaging experts stress that doing so may raise risk for actual breast cancer
Many high-risk breast cancer patients are not receiving recommendations for genetic testing, study finds.
Only half got BRCA screen, and more than half of those who didn't said doctors never recommended it
Study suggests it outweighs obesity and family history, but oncologists say more research is needed
Study estimates nearly 15,000 lives saved over decade if all who needed hormone treatment got it
A diagnosis of DCIS doesn't lower life expectancy in patients over 50, study finds