A recent study found that there may be a common link between high cholesterol and breast cancer risk.
A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows how 3-d mammography could help detect more elusive types of breast cancer sooner.
For many women with breast cancer, a needle biopsy may be the best procedure to properly identify the tumor and potential treatment methods. Yet a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology shows that many surgeons often opt for a more invasive procedure.
Although previous studies have suggested that there's no significant association between red meat and breast cancer, a new study may show otherwise--at least when it comes to early adulthood.
Previous studies have linked red meat to increased rates of cancer. Now, an observational study published in BMJ suggests that heavy consumption of this food could up the odds of breast cancer, in particular.
Reducing the risk of breast cancer could be as simple as cutting the carbs. Scientists have found that women whose tumor tissue is positive for the IGF-1 receptor can reduce their risk of breast cancer recurrence by limiting carbohydrates.
The breast cancer drug trastuzumba (Herceptin) has been found to cause heart issues in as many as one in 10 women taking the medication, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. While many of the cardiovascular problems are reversible following the end of treatment, some c...
Physical activity continues to play an integral part in our everyday health. Yet it's particularly important in prolonging the survival and quality of life in breast cancer survivors, according to a recent study published in the journal CANCER.
Scientists have uncovered new targets for potential intervention in breast cancer, which could eventually increase the effectiveness and reduce the undesirable side effects of current treatments.
Known to improve one’s quality of life, calorie restriction is a form of dieting that researchers’ determined might have other benefits, including the improvement of outcomes for women with breast cancer.
Calorie restriction has been associated with longevity in the past. Now, scientists have found that this kind of dieting could improve the outcomes for women with breast cancer.
As estimates show that around 1 in 8 women will get breast cancer in her lifetime, a recent study reveals that many double mastectomies may be unnecessary. In fact, according to researchers from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, they found that around 70 percent of women who ha...