FDA Gives 23andMe Approval To Check For BRCA MutationsFor the first time the FDA has granted permission to market a direct-to-consumer genetic test to check for BRCA mutations that are associated with breast and ovarian cancer.
HealthWatch: Amino Acid Fuels Aggressive Form of Breast CancerResearchers at Cedars-Sinai found that an amino acid called asparagine, which is found in many types of food, may fuel tumor cells.
Fish-Based Omega-3s Better Than Plant-Based For Prevention Of Breast CancerResearchers found that a diet rich in fish-based omega-3 fatty acids was more effective at preventing breast tumor growth than a diet rich in plant-based omega-3s.
New Technology Can Help Detect Breast Cancer In Some WomenFor many women, it is hard to find small cancers on a mammogram, but researchers are testing a new technology that could help.
Slowing Breast Cancer Progression May Improve Quality of Life, Study FindsCertain patients with advanced breast cancer can extend their quality of life by delaying disease progression.
Drugs Score Big Wins Against Lung, Prostate, Breast CancersDrugs are scoring big wins against common cancers, setting new standards for how to treat many prostate, breast and lung tumors.
Scalp Cooling Device Could Prevent Hair Loss In Chemotherapy PatientsHair loss is one of the most difficult side effects from chemotherapy, but a scalp-cooling device could make a difference.
Study: IVF Patients At No Greater Risk Of Breast CancerMany women undergoing fertility treatments worry that hormonal manipulation might raise their risk of breast cancer, but a new study found that's not the case at all.
Eating More Fiber As Teen May Reduce Risk Of Breast CancerAccording to a new study, what you at as a teen could affect your chances of getting breast cancer.
Task Force Recommends Women Over 50 Get Mammograms Every Other YearThe US Preventative Services Task Force is continuing to recommend mammograms every other year for women ages 50-to-74.
Husband And Wife Battle Breast Cancer TogetherA husband and wife are sharing their struggle and urging men to get checked for breast cancer.
ACS Changes Breast Cancer Screening GuidelinesThere is brand new advice from the American Cancer Society regarding breast cancer screening in today’s Journal of the American Medical Association.