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.
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.
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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.
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.