Even women with a family history can control breast cancer risk

Having a family history of breast cancer can lead some women to wonder if the risk is out of their control. However, a study of more than 85,000 postmenopausal women, published in BioMed Central’s open access journal Breast Cancer Research, observed…

Breast-healthy lifestyle worthwhile, URMC study confirms

Having a family history of breast cancer can lead some people to wonder if their risk is out of their control. However, a study of more than 85,000 postmenopausal women observed that regular physical activity, maintaining a healthy weight, and drink…

Breast cancer survivors have fewer heart attacks

Breast cancer survivors appear to be one-third less likely to have a heart attack than other women report researchers from the University of Chicago in the July 2003, issue of Cancer. This reduction was most apparent in women with risk factors for heart disease, the leading cause of death in older women.

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