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Feds: Cancer charities a 'sham'

The United States Government has filed suit against a quartet of cancer charities, alleging the non-profits have scammed consumers for over $180 million.

Breast cancer cases could rise 50 percent in U.S.

A U.S. National Cancer Institute model forecasts a marked increase in estrogen receptor-positive tumors (breast cancer) among older women by 2030.

Two breast cancer studies show new hope for disease's victims

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.

Review: 'A Woman Like Me' is a unique cancer journey Special

When Alex Sichel found out she had breast cancer — an incurable form, at that — she began to work through accepting her diagnosis with a film mirroring her life.

Blood test shows promise to predict breast cancer

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.

New way to improve breast cancer treatment

Vanderbilt - 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.

Breast cancer rates lower among Latina women

A genome-wide association study has identified that a specific gene could help explain the relatively low rates of breast cancer among Latina women.

Breast cancer study: Staying the same size can reduce risk

A recent study at the University College London Gynecological Cancer Research Center suggests that for women, staying the same size over the years can reduce the odds of developing breast cancer.

Breast cancer: New single-dose treatment offers hope

Chicago - A new treatment option for breast cancer is likely to make things a little less complicated for women dealing with the early stages of the disease.

Wear pink for breast cancer day, June 23

National Pink Day is Monday, June 23 in the U.S. The color pink represents breast cancer and the day is aimed at raising breast cancer awareness.

Gold nanoparticles target breast cancer

Researchers have developed a way to detect and measure cancer levels in a living cell by using tiny gold particles with tails of synthetic DNA.

Limiting carbs could help certain breast cancers

Research suggests that reducing carbohydrate intake could reduce the risk of certain types of breast cancer recurrence among women.

Can dietary changes combat cancer?

A new study suggests that calorie restriction during treatment for breast cancer changes cellular programming and lowers the chance of metastases. This is according to a study carried out using mice.

Op-Ed: Brazilian cancer patient and daughter grateful for alkaline diet

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.

Doubts cast on breast cancer-virus link

Breast cancer and brain tumors are not caused by viruses, according to a genetic analysis. The results call into question some drug trial regimes.

Peaches inhibit breast cancer

New research indicates that treatments with peach extract inhibit breast cancer metastasis in mice. Specifically, treatments with peach extract inhibit breast cancer metastasis in mice.

Why some breast cancer treatments fail

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.

Daily Relief: Wednesday 26 March

A light-hearted look at the odd events happening in the world. Today includes a unique way of controlling a math class, an auto-correct fail and a Star Wars twist to Pharrell William's song Be Happy.

Breast cancer gene linked to brain development

The breast cancer-associated gene BRCA1 appears to play a protective role in neural stem cells, a new mouse study has found.

New clues to stopping breast cancer

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.

Bodybuilders have been taking breast cancer drug

Liverpool - A dietary supplement marketed to bodybuilders has been found to contain a drug called Tamoxifen, an endocrine therapy for women with breast cancer.

Age is the main determinant of breast cancer

According to a recent study, age is a key risk factor for breast cancer. The study has looked at the connection between cancer and the aging process and has found that DNA alterations contribute to age-related increases in breast cancer risk.

Genetic mutations increase risk of breast cancer

New York - Although evidence suggests that breast cancer has a genetic link, new research suggests that the chance of developing cancer is linked to gene mutations.

Study helps prove breast cancer and abortion link

A new study from China was published last week by Yubei Huang and his team. The study helps prove the link between abortion and breast cancer.

Breast cancer trigger identified

A new study has shown how a reduction in DNA content in certain cells leads human breast cancer cells to take on aggressive, metastatic properties.

ABC's Amy Robach discovers breast cancer after on-air mammogram

New York - When "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts reassured Amy Robach that if the live on air mammogram saved one life, it would be worth it, Robach didn't realize at the time that the life Roberts referred to would be her own.

New method for breast cancer drug delivery

A new drug-delivery technique has been developed. The technique is the first biodegradable, biocompatible, and non-toxic hydrogel, designed to deliver treatment to people fighting breast cancer.

Top 5 best breast cancer awareness apps

October is 'Breast Cancer Awareness Month', and as part of the promotional campaigns several apps designed to promote breast cancer have become available. The online magazine Laptop has compiled a list.

New breast cancer test developed

A new test has been introduced to screen for inherited forms of breast cancer, offering patients an alternative to other available tests.

Op-Ed: Surviving breast cancer Special

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so I thought I'd share my own story of how I survived rare cancer 17 years ago when my son was just a baby.
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Tweeting Bra is part of a campaign from Nestle Fitness for October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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Guests enjoy barbecue at fundraising event for The Cure Foundation hosted by Aloft Vaughan Mills
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A male nipple
A new breast cancer awareness campaign in New Zealand was censored  with images of real breast cance...
A new breast cancer awareness campaign in New Zealand was censored, with images of real breast cancer problems banned.
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Part of a Scottish breast cancer awareness campaign video.
Part of a Scottish breast cancer awareness campaign video.
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A breast cancer cell
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Amy Robach  40  a reporter for ABC News  “Good Morning America ” found out she has breast cancer...
Amy Robach, 40, a reporter for ABC News' “Good Morning America,” found out she has breast cancer after a live on air mammogram and will undergo a double mastectomy.
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Amy Robach  40  a reporter for ABC News  “Good Morning America ” found out she has breast cancer...
Amy Robach, 40, a reporter for ABC News' “Good Morning America,” found out she has breast cancer after a live on air mammogram and will undergo a double mastectomy.
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Amy Robach  40  a reporter for ABC News  “Good Morning America ” found out she has breast cancer...
Amy Robach, 40, a reporter for ABC News' “Good Morning America,” found out she has breast cancer after a live on air mammogram and will undergo a double mastectomy.
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Dense mass in left breast raises concern.
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A new breast cancer awareness campaign in New Zealand.
A new breast cancer awareness campaign in New Zealand.
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A new breast cancer awareness campaign in New Zealand.
A new breast cancer awareness campaign in New Zealand.
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Avon was one of the contributors to the San Francisco General Hospital's effort to meet the needs of women's health, especially about breast cancer
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Breast cancer survivor Evelyn Lauder  known as the creator of the  pink ribbon  has died at the age ...
Breast cancer survivor Evelyn Lauder, known as the creator of the 'pink ribbon' has died at the age of 75.
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Amy Robach  40  a reporter for ABC News  “Good Morning America ” found out she has breast cancer...
Amy Robach, 40, a reporter for ABC News' “Good Morning America,” found out she has breast cancer after a live on air mammogram and will undergo a double mastectomy.
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