Tag: Breast

Mechanical Forces Driving Breast Cancer Lead to Key Molecular Discovery

The stiffening of breast tissue in breast-cancer development points to a new way to distinguish a type of breast cancer with a poor prognosis...
Common cause for breast cancer and heart disease?

Quick dose of radiation can prevent cancer in other breast

Survivors of breast cancer have a one in six chance of developing breast cancer in the other breast.But a study conducted in mice, and...

New breast cancer imaging technique could cut down on false positives

A joint BYU-Utah research team is developing a new breast cancer screening technique that has the potential to reduce false positives, and, possibly, minimize...

Breast reduction surgery found to improve physical, mental well-being

Breast reduction surgery produces measurable improvements in several important areas of health and quality of life, reports a study in the August issue of...

Promising new approach to halting breast cancer

Doctors currently struggle to determine whether a breast cancer tumor is likely to shift into an aggressive, life-threatening mode—an issue with profound implications for...

Breast cancer survivors struggle with cognitive problems several years after treatment

A new analysis has found that breast cancer survivors may experience problems with certain mental abilities several years after treatment, regardless of whether they...

Women advised to avoid ZEN bust-enhancing supplements because of possible cancer...

Women who use bust-enhancing dietary supplements containing the mycoestrogen zearalenone (ZEN), a naturally occurring toxin that widely contaminates agricultural products, could be increasing their risk of breast cancer. That is the warning from breast...

Research advances breast reconstruction

Breast reconstruction surgery will become both safer and more realistic thanks to research led by Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia. Professor Dietmar W. Hutmacher from QUT's Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation...

Breast cancer survivors at higher risk for falls

St. Louis, MO, March 4, 2011 -- The combined effects of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy may increase the risk of bone fractures in breast cancer survivors. In a study scheduled for publication in the April issue of the Archives of Physical Medic...

Student innovation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute could lead to better breast...

Troy, N.Y. -- Recent research by doctoral student Sevan Goenezen holds the promise of becoming a powerful new weapon in the fight against breast cancer. His complex computational research has led to a fast, inexpensive new method for using...

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