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A Baby Aspirin a Day May Decrease Risk of Common Breast Cancer

May 19 2017 - 10:57am
Aspiri and Breast Cancer

Many people take a low-dose aspirin each day to protect their heart. For women, this practice may also be protective against the most common type of breast cancer.

Most breast cancers are hormone receptor-positive – about 70 percent - meaning that the tumors have special proteins inside, called hormone receptors.

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Ancient Practice May Improve Sleep Troubles in Breast Cancer Survivors

May 16 2017 - 11:12am
Tai Chi and Insomnia

Difficulty sleeping is a common problem for cancer patients. A moving meditation technique may help improve those restless nights.

Insomnia, or trouble sleeping, has been reported to be higher in cancer patients than in the general population, even 2 to 5 years after treatment is completed.

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Consider These Essential Nutrients in Your Fight Against Breast Cancer

May 12 2017 - 8:44pm
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You’ve just found a lump in your breast or perhaps gotten a diagnosis of breast cancer. You’re stunned and wondering – what’s next? Is there anything you can do at this point? Could your breast cancer have been prevented? How will this change your life? What most women and doctors don’t realize is there are essential nutrients you should be consuming if you are fighting breast or any other type cancer.

What do you know about iodine?

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Futuristic Bra May Detect Breast Cancer in Its Earliest Stages and the Inventor Will Surprise You

May 10 2017 - 6:34pm
EVA The Auto-Exploration Bra

You’ve heard the saying, “necessity if the mother of invention”, and in the case of 18 year old Julián Ríos Cantú of Mexico, these words are especially appropriate. Cantú’s own mother was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time when he was 13 with a fast growing and aggressive type. She underwent bilateral mastectomy, almost died and became both the inspiration and motivation behind the technology he has developed for early detection of breast cancer.

Cantú used his mother’s experience and did his own research.

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BPA Alternative Has Health Risks Too

May 3 2017 - 4:29pm
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The plastic industry responded to the health risks of Bisphenol A (or BPA) with a new product, which now appears to have risks all its own.

In the early 1950s, manufacturers started using a compound called bisphenol A—more commonly known to us as BPA—as a strengthening agent in commercial plastics.

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Positive results can come from bad feelings in cancer patients

Apr 26 2017 - 12:58pm
Bad and good feelings

Researchers say that bad feelings can motivate cancer patients to take positive actions.

Cancer is a devastating diagnosis which brings with it fears of possible intense pain and suffering and premature death. However with aggressive treatment there are many cures of cancer.

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I may never get rid of cancer, but cancer will have to learn to live with me

Apr 21 2017 - 2:37pm
Breast Cancer

These are some very powerful words from a breast cancer survivor, which she shared on her Facebook group that may inspire other people who battle against breast cancer or any other types of cancer. Here is a segment from from Laura Hughes Facebook status.

Over the worst of the side effects and hoping to enjoy the weekends sunshine.

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Questions After Breast Cancer Is In Remission: Survivor Needs Advice After Treatment is Completed

Apr 21 2017 - 10:11am
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Galena Rose is a breast cancer patient who several days ago wrote on her Facebook page that she is in remission. However, new questions came up. What do you do when your breast cancer is in remission. This story will leave more questions than answers. Rose writes on her Facebook pages asking breast cancer survivors for advice after treatment is done.

I feel a bit lost. Like conventional is over besides one more surgery and that's it. No tests? No research? What is the best way to detox after so many Invasive carcinogens blasting my body.

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Strawberries hold promise in the fight against breast cancer

Apr 20 2017 - 6:03am
Strawberries

Researchers have said a study on mice has demonstrated the action of strawberries in fighting breast cancer.

The diagnosis of breast cancer is devastating news for afflicted women and their loved ones. Fortunately with aggressive treatment there are many cures.

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Forest Therapy Helps Improve Side Effects of Breast Cancer Therapy

Apr 6 2017 - 4:06pm
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Spending time in nature can have very positive health effects, especially in forests.

Forest Therapy is a research-based intervention for supporting healing and wellness through immersion into natural environments.

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Your Plastic Water Bottle Can Cause Type 2 Diabetes But You Can Avoid It By Doing This

Mar 21 2017 - 4:39pm
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Alarmingly, toxic plastics are stored in the liver slowing liver function, causing fatty liver which leads to weight gain and ultimately type 2 diabetes, according to science.

When you think about possible type 2 diabetes risk factors, the last thing that may come to mind is that bottled water you've been holding, but it's a major player in the destruction of your overal

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Good News as More Women are Surviving Breast Cancer

Mar 17 2017 - 3:55pm
Surviving Breast Cancer

Improvements in early detection and treatments have helped women around the world become breast cancer success stories.

Breast cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer death in women (behind lung cancer), but good news is that the rate of mortality from the disease has fallen by one-third over the past 30 y

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Hair Dyes and Risk of Breast Cancer in Women

Mar 13 2017 - 12:33pm
Hair Dyes and Breast Cancer

A recent dissertation asserts that hair dyes contribute to an increased risk of breast cancer. Learn more here.

Researcher Sanna Heikkinen of the University of Helsinki has conducted an analysis of self-reported survey data among 8000 breast cancer patients and 20,000 controls in Finland and has determined t

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What every woman must know about soy and breast cancer

Feb 2 2017 - 7:56pm
Timing of soy consumption linked to breast cancer risk, recurrence

Researchers have found more about soy and breast cancer making it important for women to know when eating soy could be beneficial and when it could harm.

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have uncovered some new information based on animal testing that could clear up some questions about the link between soy and breast canc

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Social connections can help women beat breast cancer

Dec 15 2016 - 5:02am
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Researchers have found that women who have a greater number of social connections have a higher rate of survival from breast cancer.

Breast cancer is a devastating condition. However with aggressive treatment and a positive attitude cure rates for breast cancer can be impressive.

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Why You Should Not Use the Glycemic Index Alone for Your Cancer Prevention Diet

Nov 3 2016 - 1:52pm

Choosing a healthful diet is very important to reduce your risk of many types of cancer, but choosing a food solely based on its glycemic index is not necessarily a good idea.

The Glycemic Index (GI) is a numerical ranking of carbohydrates according to how much they raise blood sugar after eating.

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One-Third of Breast Cancer Cases May Be Prevented with These Three Things

Oct 6 2016 - 9:42am
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Pink is everywhere! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and today we bring awareness to the steps you can take to reduce your risk of developing the disease.

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among American women, after skin cancer.

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It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Here Are 3 Ways to Help Prevent Cancer

Oct 1 2016 - 10:31am
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The news highlights one victim, Michelle Waddey, who got breast cancer from a deliberate explosion.

Breast cancer affects about 12 percent of American women. It's not just genetics that cause breast cancer.

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Poor Diet Linked to Denser Breast Tissue

Sep 2 2016 - 12:39pm
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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

May 13 2016 - 12:13pm
Eating Fruits

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

Apr 19 2016 - 12:36pm
Low Fat Diet against Breast Cancer

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

Jan 13 2016 - 7:39am
Thermography for breast cancer detection

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

Nov 28 2015 - 6:56pm
parabens linked to breast cancer

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

Nov 24 2015 - 6:16pm
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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%?

Oct 12 2015 - 2:49pm
Prevent breast cancer and decrease risk

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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