For women, regular check-ups for unusual lumps in their breasts is important and it has saved countless lives. To make this process more accurate, scientists have developed special gloves with built-in sensors.
A new study suggests women who are prescribed hormonal drugs for up to 15 years after an incident of breast cancer have a far greater chance of avoiding the cancer returning compared with those who do not take the drugs.
For over two weeks now, the extremists who took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge have frustrated authorities and Oregon residents alike.
Now, this couple hopes to annoy the militia until they can't take any more of it and leave.
Watching the documentary Tig, you'll be struck by two things: how to surface from tragedy so deep, it almost kills you; and finding the laughter in things often deemed too uncomfortable to discuss. Welcome to comedian Tig Notaro's life.
Public Health England has begun a new nationwide breast cancer campaign, designed to encourage women to come forward and see a medical practitioner if they have concerns. The focus is on women aged over 70.
Canadian and Polish researchers released a joint study in which they've found another gene that carries a link to hereditary breast cancer. A second new study has found having breastfed can help to stave off breast cancer later in life.
Can scientists discover cancer before it appears in the body? According to researchers at the University of Copenhagen, a simple sample of blood is all it takes to determine if a woman will get breast cancer within two to five years.
Medical technologists have devised a new method for improving breast cancer treatment. This is based on tumors being different and from studying sections of the tumor, then most effective treatment can be applied.
A few years ago, a young Brazilian woman working and studying in Italy left the country to return to Brazil, so that she could care for her father who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Before she left, she met a woman who told her about alkaline diets.
Scientists have found why a type of breast cancer therapy that blocks estrogen synthesis to activate cancer-killing genes sometimes loses its effectiveness. This is because the cancer takes over patient's tumor and re-writes the DNA.
A new study suggests that a protein has a significant effect on the risk that breast cancer will spread. The study also showed that lowering the protein’s level could reduce chances for the disease to extend beyond the initial tumor.