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Breast Cancer

Breast screening rates in Scotland fall to lowest in decade
Mary Allison, Scotland director at Breast Cancer Now, said: “Breast screening saves lives. It can help detect breast cancer at its earliest stages, which increases chances of survival.” She called for more action to tackle inequalities, as low uptake ... [...]
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Myths and facts about breast cancer
Although a majority of breast cancers occur in women over the age of 50 in the Western world, it can, in fact, occur at any age. It is alarming to note that a majority of breast cancer patients in India are diagnosed with the disease at a much earlier ... [...]
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Evening snacking might raise odds for breast cancer's return
(HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer patients fond of midnight snacking may be at a higher risk of a breast cancer recurrence, according to new research. "Women whose usual nightly fast was less than 13 hours had a 36 percent increased risk of having a ... [...]
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Fly fishing offers escape for women with breast cancer
Fly fishing has been embraced as a way to help women recovering from breast cancer treatment. A group called Casting for Recovery has formed to offer retreats for women at various stages of treatment. Already popular among cancer support groups in ... [...]
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Inward facing nipple was a sign of my breast cancer
A 60 year-old woman is warning others about the more unusual signs of breast cancer - after being diagnosed when she noticed her nipple had suddenly become inward facing. Former Social worker Catherine Vander-Cammen had none of the traditional ... [...]
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Promotora visits increase breast cancer screening among Latina women
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States and the leading cause of cancer death among Hispanic women. Hispanics are more likely than non-Hispanic whites to be diagnosed with breast cancer at later stages when the ... [...]
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Low-fat diet reduces risk of breast cancer and subsequent death
A low-fat diet buffered women against falling into the camp of those who received a breast cancer diagnosis and also died, reducing their risk by 35 percent. “It's the first time in this dietary modification trial that we see a clear benefit. It's ... [...]
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Mexican scientists developing device to detect breast cancer via saliva
A sensor, embedded in an ultrathin film about two microns thick and 10 millimeters long, is able to detect the Cerb-b2 protein, which is present in the saliva of "a large number of women" in the early stages of breast cancer, research team leader ... [...]
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Avoiding Late Dinner Reduces Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk
The outcomes of the research were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Oncology. The research involved investigation on 2,413 women, who were detected with the breast cancer, in its early stages, between 1995 and 2007. [...]
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Ex-beauty queen in breast cancer campaign: Think Pink Malawi
“In Malawi, while a small population is certainly aware of and suffer from breast cancer, there is still a large amount of the population that is not aware of the facts, how to prevent and fight the disease,” she noted. Since 2013, through her grouping ... [...]
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Targeted Therapy
Patients who suffer from the disease often experience symptoms like a new breast lump or mass, swelling of all or part of the breast, skin irritation or dimpling, breast or nipple pain, nipple retraction, redness, scaliness, thickening of the nipple or ... [...]
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Who Knew that an Inward Facing Nipple was a Sign of Breast Cancer?
Former Social worker Catherine Vander-Cammen was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 60 after discovering that her nipple suddenly pulled inward into her breast instead of outward. “An inverted nipple is never a symptom that is widely spoken about or ... [...]
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