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Drugs May Help Cut Risk for Breast Cancer in Some

Draft guidelines for doctors reflect findings, but it's hard to know who will benefit most, experts say. The drugs tamoxifen and raloxifene (Evista) could reduce the risk of breast cancer continue reading »

Can Exercise Reduce the RIsk of Breast Cancer?

Physical activity lowers estrogen levels in older women, study says. Older women who are physically active have lower levels of estrogen and its breakdown products in their bodies, according to a new study, continue reading »

Black Breast Cancer Survivors Face Higher Heart Failure Risk: Study

Findings may suggest need for closer monitoring. Black breast cancer survivors seem more likely to develop heart failure than other women, a new study says. continue reading »

1 in 4 Breast Cancer Diagnoses May Spur PTSD

Women who are younger, black or Asian at highest risk for short-term symptoms of stress disorder. Nearly one in four breast cancer patients has symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder continue reading »

More Younger Women Diagnosed With Advanced Breast Cancer: Study

Small, but steady, increase over past 30 years warrants further research, experts say. The number of younger women who have been diagnosed with advanced breast cancer continue reading »

Breast Cancer Research Needs More Focus on Environment: Report

Unlike family history, risk factors such as chemical exposure, obesity can be changed, experts say. Efforts to prevent breast cancer need to focus more ag continue reading »

Adamari Lopez Promotes New Book in People en Español Magazine

Actress Adamari Lopez will end 2012 appearing on the cover of People en Español magazine and with the publication of her book "Viviendo" (Living), in which she recounts her battle against cancer and the cheating ways of her then-husband Luis Fonsi. continue reading »

1.3 Million Women Received Unnecessary And Invasive Cancer Treatment, Study Finds

Routine mammograms have caused more than a million U.S. women to receive “unnecessary and invasive cancer treatments over the last 30 years,” a new study finds, detecting tumors that are harmless. continue reading »

National Hispanic Breast Cancer Awareness Day Makes History

The National Breast Cancer Foundation in partnership with the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, also known as the Hispanic Evangelical Association, the nation's largest Christian Hispanic organization, held the first-ever National Hispanic Breast Cancer Awareness Day (NHBCAD) through churches across America on Sunday, October 7, 2012. continue reading »

Specialist Sees Link Between Obesity, Diabetes and Breast Cancer in Mexico

The obesity suffered by 30 percent of Mexico's adult population, and diabetes, considered the principal cause of death, increase the risk of breast cancer in this country, specialist Enrique Gimenez Jimeno told Efe. continue reading »

Gene Study Yields New Clues to Breast Cancer

Research involving 348 tumors shows the disease is varied, but also points to treatments. A comprehensive look at the genetic blueprint of breast cancer has revea continue reading »

Breast Cancer Drug May Harm the Heart More Than Thought

Analysis finds increased risk of cardiac problems with Herceptin in real-world setting. Women with breast cancer who are treated with the cancer drug Herceptin may continue reading »

Mammograms Can Save Lives of Women in Their 40s: Study

More cancers spotted this way were found at early stages, were easier to treat. Breast cancers in women aged 40 to 49 that are diagnosed by mammograms continue reading »

Study Supports Mammograms For Women in Their 40s

It finds women with no family history as prone to develop breast cancer as higher-risk women. Women in their 40s with no family history of breast cancer are just as likely to develop invasive breast cancer as women whose mother or sister has had the disease, according to a new study. continue reading »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Tips For Prevention

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time when much attention is focused on the rising incidence of breast cancer and the benefits of screening and early detection of this condition. continue reading »

Latinos Lag in Cancer Screening

A recent study found that Latinos were less likely to get screened for colon cancer than whites. The California study also found that knowledge of their family history widened the Latino-white gap in colorectal cancer screening among adults. continue reading »

Latinos Lag in Cancer Screening

A recent study found that Latinos were less likely to get screened for colon cancer than whites. The California study also found that knowledge of their family history widened the Latino-white gap in colorectal cancer screening among adults. continue reading »

El mayor grupo de obstetras y ginecólogos respalda las mamografías anuales a partir de los 40

Una evaluación anual es importante, aseguran los expertos, porque los cánceres en las mujeres más jóvenes tienden a crecer más rápido y antes continue reading »

Mammogram Schedule Should Be Customized, Study Finds

Timing should take into account a woman's health profile, not just age, researchers say. The timing and frequency of mammography to detect breast cancer is a decision best customized for each woman, based on such factors as age and breast density, new research suggests. continue reading »

STUDY:  Latinas More Worried About Breast Cancer Recurrence

Race and ethnicity have a significant impact on the amount women with breast cancer worry about recurrence, with less acculturated Latina women being especially susceptible to high levels of worry, according to a study published online March 28 in Cancer. continue reading »