Breast Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/21/2002
Government Backs Lifesaving Ability of Mammograms

Endorsement could end recent furor over merits of screening tool

2/19/2002
Newer Drug Not Always Better With Breast Cancer Therapy

Study shows using raloxifene after tamoxifen won't protect against return of disease

2/12/2002
Hormone Replacement Therapy Linked to Breast Cancer Increases

Study finds long-term use leads to alarming rise, but experts question the numbers

2/4/2002
Taking Another Look at Mammograms

Second Look may detect tumors that were missed

1/31/2002
New Analysis Refutes U.S. Panel's Mammogram Stance

The breast cancer test does save lives, Cornell doctors say

1/30/2002
Profiling Breast Cancer Genes Might Tailor Treatment

Study shows it could match best therapy to each woman

1/25/2002
Surge in Breast Cancer Cases Concerns Advocates

Expected to rise almost 6% in 2002, group predicts

1/24/2002
Mammograms Won't Save Lives, U.S. Panel Now Says

Cancer experts reverse course, and say breast-cancer screening test should no longer be routine

1/24/2002
Double Whammy for Breast Cancer

Two drugs are better than one at suppressing tumors, study finds

1/11/2002
Breast Cancer Strikes Poor the Hardest

Nine-year survey shows low-income women have more advanced cases

1/8/2002
Right Mix of Diet and Sun May Cut Breast Cancer Risk

Study suggests fatty food alone isn't culprit in disease

12/28/2001
Immediate Mammogram Results Can be Costly

Docs warn that haste can make waste in terms of accuracy

12/24/2001
Myrrh-y Christmas and Good Health to All

New research shows Biblical gift may become 21st century cancer treatment

12/19/2001
Growth Factor Lets Breast Cancer Evade New Drug

Insulin-like protein gives tumor cells a new lease on death

12/12/2001
Breast Cancer Support Groups Don't Prolong Life

But study shows sessions ease pain and strain

12/4/2001
Breast Pump Helps Signal Cancer Risk

Noninvasive technique finds clues in nipple fluid

11/24/2001
Some Breast-Cancer Victims Bid Radiation Tattoos Goodbye

But not all oncologists endorse the practice

11/20/2001
Warding Off Cancer

Certain foods can improve your odds

11/13/2001
Study: Tamoxifen's Benefits Are Selective

Blocks breast cancer linked to one gene mutation, but not another

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