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Breast Cancer

Poor Diet Linked to Denser Breast Tissue

2016-09-02 12:39

Women with dense breasts are slightly more at risk for developing breast cancer. Improving your diet may be one way to decrease your risk.

What exactly are “dense breasts?” You cannot necessarily tell just by look or feel. Dense breasts have less fatty tissue and more glandular and supportive tissue.

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How Getting Your Teens To Eat Fruits May One Day Save Her Life

2016-05-13 12:13

Teenagers, in general, are not especially known for their healthy eating habits, but here is one piece of advice you should gently encourage for your daughter – Eat more fruit.

Many different types of cancer are linked to obesity, including post-menopausal breast cancer.

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This Diet Not Only May Help to Maintain Good Weight, But Also Protect Against Breast Cancer

2016-04-19 12:36

Improving your diet now is very important for preventing a deadly form of breast cancer, a new study has shown.

We all know that eating better and exercising is important, but too many people wait until they receive a recommendation from a healthcare professional to start healthier habits – such as after bei

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Breast Cancer Detection - Thermography versus Mammography

2016-01-13 07:39

The chance of getting breast cancer in one’s lifetime is 1 in 8 with about 15% of woman under the age of 45 being diagnosed. There has been a lot of debate over the efficacy of thermograms versus mammograms, but today there is more research on diagnostic tools. What must be understood are the differences between the two tests.

Mammograms have been the gold standard for diagnosing breast cancer for decades, but there are inherent problems with this diagnostic tool.

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Parabens in Shampoo and Body Lotions Linked to Breast Cancer

2015-11-28 18:56

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, report that shampoo and body lotion ingredients known as parabens may be linked to breast cancer. Although previous studies had looked at the impact of parabens alone, it now appears these chemical preservatives interact with other bodily changes, which makes them more dangerous.

Parabens are commonly used in cosmetics and personal care items to protect again

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What Parents Should Know about Rare Breast Cancer in Children

2015-11-24 18:16

The battle faced by Chrissy Turner, the eight-year-old girl from Utah who was recently diagnosed with a rare form of breast cancer, has captured the attention of people and may have especially concerned mothers and fathers around the world. What should parents know about this extremely uncommon form of breast cancer?

Secretary breast cancer is also known as juvenile breast carcinoma and juvenile secretory carcinoma.

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What If You Could Slash Your Risk of Breast Cancer by 50%?

2015-10-12 14:49

October is breast cancer awareness month and many women are wondering if there is anything they can do to lower their risk of breast cancer, especially since that risk is 1 in 8.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide, with nearly 1.7 million new cases diagnosed in 2012 and second most common cancer overall after lung cancer, and accounts for approximate

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Shocking Difference in Cost of Mammograms Nationwide, NY Ranges from $130 $130 - $1,898

2015-10-08 16:08

Can someone explain why is the cost of a mammogram so widely different in the United States for breast cancer screening?

Health is often a topic of conversation between friends, but, not many would think to compare health care costs.

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Breast Cancer: How to Identify Early Signs of The Disease

2015-10-06 14:05

Detecting breast cancer signs when the disease is in its early stage is a breakthrough in its management. How can it be detected at a very early stage? Jane Greg reports for eMaxHealth.

For some women, a dimple starts growing in the skin of the breast. The dimple on the breast begins to pouch in a way similar to a divot. It is not normal to have the skin of the breast like this.

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Could a small dose of aspirin a day prevent breast cancer?

2015-06-15 16:03

A study conducted only in the laboratory suggests taking an aspirin a day might help prevent breast and other types of cancer. Researchers for the study that appears in the July 2015 issue of Laboratory Investigation say aspirin appears to have the ability to block cancer stem cells from reproducing.

Dr. Sushanta Banerjee, research director of the Cancer Research Unit at the Kansas City (Mo.) Veterans Affairs Medical Center lead the research.

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