Breast Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/12/2001
Radiation 'Boost' Prevents Breast Cancer Relapse

Study shows common therapy is the right way to go

11/8/2001
Slather on the Soy

American women don't eat enough plant estrogens for benefits

11/1/2001
Walk Down That Breast Cancer Risk

Even late-blooming exercisers reap big benefits

10/26/2001
Family History Downgraded as Breast Cancer Risk

Study: Chances of getting disease not as great as thought

10/20/2001
Healthy Living Helps Fend Off Breast Cancer

And for women over 40, mammograms are critical

10/19/2001
X-ray Division

Study doubting mammography's benefits is itself doubted

10/15/2001
'Electroacupuncture' Eases Woes After Breast Surgery

Study: Electric simulation quells queasiness, dulls pain

10/15/2001
Turn on the Electric Blanket This Winter

Bedroom light, power lines may cause more problems, say researchers

10/14/2001
Breast Cancer Experts Push for Innovation

Less invasive procedures and more health coverage needed in the fight, international panel urges

10/4/2001
New Breast Biopsy Procedure

Larger samples will improve diagnoses

9/30/2001
Breast Cancer Stamp Extension Seen

Senate OKs sales for 6 more years; House expected to follow suit

9/24/2001
9/23/2001
Celebrating Survival

Awareness is helping more women beat breast cancer

9/22/2001
Mammograms Really Do Save Lives

They cut breast cancer mortality by 63 percent, new research finds

9/14/2001
Sweeping Changes in Breast Cancer Risks

Study shows housework may be good for your health

8/29/2001
Re-Seeding Your Breast Cancer Risks

Study shows flaxseed may help prevent breast cancer

7/27/2001
Study: Chemo's Benefits Trump Burdens

Worth the physical cost for breast cancer patients

7/24/2001
Evidence For Green Tea Mounts

Study found it held off breast cancer in rats

7/18/2001
Double Mastectomy the Kindest Cut of All?

Taking both breasts may prevent cancer in vulnerable women, says study

7/18/2001
Folic Acid Provides Breast Cancer Protection

B vitamin cuts risk in women who drink

7/13/2001
Rapid Bone Loss Linked to Chemotherapy

Fourfold increase in women with early breast cancer

7/2/2001
A Crystal Ball for Breast Cancer?

In older women, dense bones hint at cancer risk

6/12/2001
New Gene Suspect in Breast Cancer

Preliminary finding involves older women

6/11/2001
Breast Cancer Likely to Spread in Smokers

Danger of lung cancer doubles, says study

6/8/2001
Breast Cancer Strikes 3 Male Officemates

They blame their workplace for their disease

6/5/2001
Breast Cancer Screening Not for Everyone

Frail, elderly women gain little benefit, study suggests

5/30/2001
Beware Mammograms for Elderly

The frail see more pain than gain

5/30/2001
Popular Press Inflates Breast-Cancer Risk

Cancer before age 50 not common

5/16/2001
No Breast Cancer Link for DDT, PCBs

Review of studies on high rates in Northeast finds no connections

5/14/2001
Breast Cancer Weight Gain Pinpointed

Adding pounds during chemotherapy is from inactivity, not overeating, study says

5/10/2001
Tied Tubes Cut Cancer in High-Risk Women

Fewer ovarian tumors in those with BRCA gene

5/3/2001
Breast Screening Cuts Deaths 63 Percent

Lifestyle changes also help lower breast cancer risk