Posts tagged breast cancer
Twenty percent of women with breast cancer who has part of the breast removed, rather than the whole breast, ends up having another surgery, a British Medical Journal (BMJ) study suggests.
Aromatase inhibitors are the medication given to postmenopausal breast cancer patients to reduce the level of estrogen in those whose tumors were fueled by the hormone.
In a study by the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI), experts suggested that while family history, smoking, drinking and poor diet are the main risk factors for breast cancer, excessive exposure to electric light during night-time hours could reduce our resistance to the disease.
A new research funded by Cancer Research UK has discovered that fair skinned people may not be able to stay long enough in the sun, while not getting sunburned as well.
Fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, legumes and grains are good sources of dietary fiber. It is the component of food that cannot be digested or broken down into energy.
Preventive surgery to remove healthy ovaries gives a triple benefit to high risk women according to a study. It lowers their threat of breast and ovarian cancer, and boosts their chances of living longer.
According to a study, breastfeeding may offer broad protection against breast cancer that extends to women who delay having children.
European researchers had reported in their study published recently that being overweight or obese may increase a person’s risk of developing up to a dozen different types of cancer.
Breast cancer can strike anyone, regardless of your age, gender, status and background, everyone is at risk of this deadly disease.