Cancer Information/Breast Cancer News

December 11, 2018

Younger Breast Cancer Survivors Suffer More Bone Loss From Treatment

TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Younger breast cancer survivors are at increased risk for osteoporosis — weak, brittle bones — due to breast cancer […]
October 9, 2018

Lose Excess Pounds, Lower Breast Cancer Risk?

TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Dropping weight might do more than make an older woman feel good. New research suggests it could lower her […]
August 24, 2018

Bills Mount for Breast Cancer Survivors

FRIDAY, Aug. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Surviving breast cancer is certainly its own reward, but a new study finds that many who do are saddled […]
August 7, 2018

Heart Monitoring a Must for Breast Cancer Patients on Herceptin

TUESDAY, Aug. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The widely used chemotherapy drug trastuzumab (Herceptin) can be life-saving for women with HER2-positive breast cancer, a particularly aggressive […]
August 1, 2018

For Women Worldwide, Lung Cancers Rise as Breast Cancers Decline

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As women around the world wage war against cancer, good news on the breast cancer front is tempered by […]
July 3, 2018

Surgeons Make the Call on Gene Tests for Breast Cancer Patients

TUESDAY, July 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to genetic testing for breast cancer patients, their surgeons wield great influence on that decision, new […]
June 5, 2018

Breakthrough Therapy Seems to Rid Woman of Advanced Breast Cancer

TUESDAY, June 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Judy Perkins was 49 and battling breast cancer that had spread, but chemotherapy and hormone treatments had failed to […]
April 23, 2018

How a False Alarm Affects Future Cancer Screenings

MONDAY, April 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A cancer scare could increase the chances that you’ll be diligent about recommended screenings in the future, a new […]
March 13, 2018

Genetic Testing Underused in Breast Cancer Patients: Study

TUESDAY, March 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Nearly half of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients who should have genetic testing don’t receive it, a new study […]
February 26, 2018

Breast Cancer Radiation Not as Bad as Many Fear

MONDAY, Feb. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many breast cancer patients say they’ve heard scary stories about radiation therapy, but their actual experience is usually better, […]
February 19, 2018

Family History of Breast Cancer Matters, Even for Older Women

MONDAY, Feb. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women with a family history of breast cancer remain at higher risk for breast cancer even after age 65, […]
January 22, 2018

Workouts May Boost Life Span After Breast Cancer

MONDAY, Jan. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Longer survival after breast cancer may be as simple as staying fit, new research shows. In the new study, […]