Losing 5 percent of body weight was associated with a 12 percent reduction in breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women.
More than 70 percent of women said their doctors didn't address their financial concerns, according to researchers.
"The impact could be especially important in cultures such as those of southern Europe, where people have supper late," Kogevinas said.
The researchers showed that not offering mammograms to women at low risk could reduce the harm associated with screening.
This genetic variant may help explain different health disparities between those of African and European decent.
Misleading headlines might encourage patients to alter their treatment—with potentially tragic consequences.
Women can now test themselves for three mutations without a doctor's approval.
These results don't mean the BRCA mutations aren't important.
The National Institute of Health estimates that one in seven men will be diagnosed with the disease at some point in their lives.
Eighteen hours after Heather Mosher said "I do," she passed away.
Researchers surveyed thousands of women with breast cancer and their oncologists and found a decline in the use of chemotherapy as a treatment.
Yet another study in the controversial world of mammography screening.
Taking the drug beyond the recommended 5 years might help, researchers suggest.
The new understanding could improve treatments for several deadly malignancies.
Everyone in Canada could get screened, for a price.
Researchers refer to it as an "epigenetic" diet
A new report underscores just how critical—and in demand—reconstructive surgery is to women who survive the disease.
Male breast cancer is extremely rare but can be deadly without early detection.
He's liberal, a big proponent of the First Amendment and not a big sports fan.
Among the stressors survivors were exposed to: starvation, overcrowding, infectious diseases, strenuous physical activity and physical and emotional abuse.