New findings help to more precisely identify certain subtypes of breast cancer with classification that could help to also improve treatments and target treatments for the disease.
A regular exercise routine has been shown to dramatically reduce the risk of certain health issues.
Researchers have discovered that a rare gene mutation called PALB2 greatly increases the risk of breast cancer. Carriers hold a one in three chance of developing breast cancer by age 70.
Scientists have found that birth control pills containing high-dose estrogen and a few other formulations could contribute to a woman's likelihood of developing breast cancer.
For many breast cancer survivors, dealing with the fears and emotions from the diagnosis, treatment and recovery process can help them cope.
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...