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News tag: Breast cancer


Coffee drinkers smile more as coffee fights effectively against breast cancer

22 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
People who love coffee may have an additional reason to savor it further, as coffee has been confirmed as a good fighter against breast cancer, new study found. In previous studies, coffee demonstrated its ability to protect against breast cancer, but the latest study at by Lund University confirmed that…


Overnight fasting linked to lower risk of breast cancer

21 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Completely avoiding eating overnight may reduce the risk of breast cancer, a study suggests. By reducing the time spent eating while increasing the overnight fasting reduces glucose levels and may reduce the risk of breast cancer. "Increasing the duration of overnight fasting could be a novel strategy to reduce the…


Breast cancer cases in US will double in the next 15 years

21 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
By 2030, the number of breast cancer cases diagnosed in the US will double as a result of several factors, including lifestyle changes and population increase, a new study suggests. As many as 441,000 cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed by 2030 during each year affection women in US…


New blood test predicts risk of breast cancer years ahead

16 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A new blood test can accurately predict whether a women will get breast cancer in 2 to 5 years from the time of the test, marking a huge improvement over usual mammography, new study found. The new metabolic blood profile can predict the likelihood of a breast cancer with a…


For breast cancer survivors, stress management plays key factor

23 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Teaching women skills to manage stress after being diagnosed with breast cancer may result in improved moods and a better quality of life, a new study suggests. US researchers followed the progress of 240 women who had recently been diagnosed with breast cancer. Participants were randomly selected to attend a…


Blind examiners may locate cancer better than doctors can

24 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A group of blind women that have received training to examine breast cancer in Germany may have better success than doctors in detecting tumors. Gynecologist Frank Hoffmann, has introduced the use of blind examiners because of their well-developed sense of touch. In Germany, breast cancer is the biggest killer of…


Medicines stored in PET bottles pose serious health hazard

20 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Storing medicines in Polyethylene Terephthate (PET) bottles poses serious health hazard, especially women, doctors found recently. A group of doctors from India contacted the Union Health Ministry asking a ban on storing medicines in such containers. Additionally, medicines stored in PET bottles have negative effects on children, women, and seniors.…


Many U.S. women lack knowledge about breast cancer tumors

26 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Many women having breast cancer seem to be lacking knowledge about their illness, and minority patients are the least likely compared to other women to know and report relevant and accurate information about their the characteristics of the tumor. The new findings were published in CANCER. The study shows the…


More patients survive cancer in Wales

15 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 1 comment
Numbers are encouraging in Wales, where fewer people die of cancer even though more people are being diagnosed with the disease, a new report says. In Wales, the number of people diagnosed with cancer is growing largely because of Wales’ aging population. On average, there were around 16,400 new cases…


Tamoxifen’s effectiveness confirmed in worldwide study

12 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Tamoxifen, a drug commonly prescribed in breast cancer treatment, had confirmed its effectiveness in a recent study by international researchers. The study was published in Lancet Oncology. Researchers showed that following a five-year course of Tamoxifen is highly effective in cutting the recurrence risk for at least two decades. In…