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Probe Finds Vast Overuse of Routine Cancer Screenings

A new study from iWatch News has revealed that about 40 percent of what Medicare spends on common preventive cancer screenings goes toward tests that may...

Surprising Breast Cancer Risk Factors

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, our annual reminder that over a lifetime one in eight women will have to cope with this disease....

Interval Breast Cancers: Make Sure Your Mammogram is Digital

An interesting finding was published in the May 3 online edition of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute: If a woman had a normal...

Hormone therapy for breast cancer

Historically, if someone’s breast cancer was large, chemotherapy would commonly be given before the operation, to shrink the tumor and make it more operable....

Can cancer patients donate organs

Well, actually, "it" happens when you get diagnosed with any type of cancer (except for skin cancer). I'm very sorry to have to tell you that this...

How to Calculate a Woman’s Risk of Getting Breast Cancer

A number of formulas have been developed over the years to calculate what a woman's chances might be of developing breast cancer. In the...

You and the Breast-Cancer Genes: 10 Things to Think about When...

Angelina Jolie’s announcement in the New York Times on May 14 of her prophylactic double mastectomy has women across the country buzzing about what they would...

Fat Cells in Breast Tissue: Link Between Social Stress and Breast...

Yes, you read that correctly. Researchers have discovered that exposure to severe social stressors during a girl’s early life may be linked by local chemical signals...

How Oxygen Affects Cancerous Tumor Growth

We all know how important oxygen is in our lives. Without it, no living, breathing being could survive. Research from the University of Texas...

Cancer Increases Risk for Severe Menopause Symptoms in Women

Cancer survivors were twice as likely to experience severe menopausal symptoms compared to women who have not had cancer. These data were collected as...

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