Omega-3 fatty acids in diet can slow down the growth of breast cancer by as much as 30 percent, according to a new study.
A new study has found that in vitro fertilization does not increase a woman's risk of breast cancer or other types of cancers, according to Reuters Health.
An Australian court ruled today that it is possible to patent genes.
A compound derived from a plant from India can be used to treat many types of cancers, including breast, prostate and endometrial cancers, says a new study.
More women will die due to lung cancer in Europe in the next decade than breast cancer, according to a new study. Lung cancer has already taken over breast cancer in the number of deaths due to cancer in two European countries - UK and Poland.
It is often said that prevention is better than cure, however, over-cautiousness might not be so beneficial after all. A recent study finds that doing a mammogram frequently might not be such a good idea for older women.
A recent survey done by the World Health Organisation for World Cancer Day found over 50 percent of all countries around the world ill-equipped to treat, prevent or provide chronic care to cancer patients.
The giant lingerie chain Victoria's Secret has responded to a Change.org petition and revealed that it is in the process of researching the development of a line of "survivor" bras for breast cancer patients who have undergone mastectomies.
Out of the 11 cancer-screening tests available, the recent Consumer Reports have found eight of them to be easily avoidable by patients who are in the low-risk group.
The mutation in the BRCA gene, which raises risk of breast cancer in women, also significantly raises the risk of these women in experiencing an early menopause, along with a short time to conceive and a high risk of infertility, says a new study.
For women who are diagnosed with breast cancer in its early stages, lumpectomy followed by radiation offers more survival chances than mastectomy, a recent study reveals.
The health of women who are suffering from cancer can deteriorate if they experience abuse in any form, according to a new study.
Loneliness puts a burden on the immune system just as chronic stress does, according to a recent study done in The Ohio State University.
A new study suggests that women who have high levels of carotenoids in their blood are at a lowered risk of contacting breast cancer. Carotenoids are organic pigments that are found in the chloroplasts and chromoplasts of plants and other photosynthetic organisms like algae, some bacteria, and some fungi. According to the website World's Healthiest Foods, high-carotenoid foods are a source of vitamin A, they protect cells from the damaging effects of free radicals, are high in antioxidants, enhance immune system functioning and also contribute to a healthy functioning of the reproductive system.
A new study by researchers from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine suggests that in countries where accessibility to mammograms is difficult, ultrasound screening can be the next best option, in terms of affordability and convenience in detecting early breast cancers. The researchers conducted a multinational study that looked at ultrasound as an adjunct to screening mammography, Medical Xpress reported.
Senior citizens are at the top of the list of people at risk for contracting and unfortunately, passing away from the coronavirus. This is in great part due to their weaker immune systems and common existing health problems associated with aging. As such, it has been highly recommended that seniors do their best to remain at home to reduce the likelihood of contracting the virus.