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Breast Cancer

Hair loss in women with breast cancer can have major implications on their …
Dr Diane Trusson from the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University interviewed 24 women about their experiences of being treated for early breast cancer and found that hair was a prominent topic, even for those who did not lose their hair. [...]
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Breast cancer test may spare thousands from ordeal
No more chemo ... new breast cancer test could save thousands from the ordeal of toxic treatment Getty Images. By PAT HAGAN. 16:01, 18 Apr 2016. A NEW test could save thousands of breast cancer sufferers from the ordeal of chemotherapy. [...]
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Many breast cancer patients may not need chemo: study
"That's very high, and we showed that it doesn't differ between those who are treated and those who are not treated by chemotherapy," said van 't Veer, leader of the breast oncology program at the University of California, San Francisco Diller Family ... [...]
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Girls Love Mail sends handwritten notes to women fighting breast cancer
After finishing her cancer treatment in 2011, Mulligan gave back by founding Girls Love Mail, a volunteer effort that collects and sends handwritten, supportive letters to thousands of U.S. women who've been newly diagnosed with breast cancer. The ... [...]
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How Hair Loss Affects Women With Breast Cancer
Dr Diane Trusson from the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the university interviewed 24 women about their experiences of being treated for early breast cancer. She found that hair was a prominent topic, even for those who did not lose their hair. [...]
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Cancer patient makes a party out of chemotherapy
Shaw first battled breast cancer at the age of 48. She remained cancer free for 14 years, until it returned aggressively. While her chemo regiment has successfully kept her cancer from spreading, it's not expected to cure her. She considers every extra ... [...]
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Surviving & Thriving conference
Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta in Buckhead and Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Newnan recently presented the annual Surviving & Thriving conference for more than 200 breast cancer survivors and co-survivors. The half-day program, hosted by ... [...]
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Easton Roche Brothers to take part in Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer
Restaurants, supermarkets, bakeries, cafés and ice cream shops throughout Massachusetts will participate in Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer, donating proceeds to cancer care and research. Establishments have the option to designate all sales of one ... [...]
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Breast cancer survivor trained through radiotherapy to take on London Marathon
Tracey is now training to run this year's London Marathon for British charity Against Breast Cancer. She has already received pledges totalling more than £1,400 but is aiming at a huge target of raising £10,000 for the charity. During her treatment ... [...]
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Lafayette woman continues to race for the cure
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – A Lafayette resident is coming close to marking her 11th year as a breast cancer survivor, and she along with other survivors are doing what they can to race for a cure. Lafayette's own Carol York expressed, “When they first ... [...]
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Thousands come together for 2016 Savannah Race for the Cure
(WJCL) – More than 3,000 people came together for the 8th Annual Susan G. Komen Savannah Race for the Cure. Ellis Square was covered in pink Saturday with runners, walkers and supporters, all there to raise awareness about Breast Cancer. [...]
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Dedham businesses to participate in Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer
Proceeds raised will benefit the nonprofit breast cancer organization Bakes for Breast Cancer and support the research of Dr. Heather Parsons at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Parsons' research focuses on biomarkers and patient treatment. The 17th ... [...]
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