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Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that forms in the cells of the breast. Although mostly found in women, men can get breast cancer too. There are a number of symptoms associated with breast cancer, but the first noticeable symptom is often a lump or area



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Many grapple with PTSD after a cancer diagnosis

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST

Researchers point to a large incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder cases at 6 months after a cancer diagnosis and urge better mental health support.



Risk of breast cancer's return continues long after treatment ends

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST

Researchers find that the risk of breast cancer recurrence stays high for decades after treatment. They ask whether therapy should continue for longer.



Warfarin may prevent cancer

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:00:00 PST

The anticoagulant warfarin may do more than prevent blood clots. Researchers have found that the drug may also protect against cancer development.



Soy component could improve breast cancer treatment

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST

New research suggests that a component of soy foods may have the potential to improve breast cancer treatments, leading to the suppression of tumors.



How does excess weight drive breast cancer? Study sheds light

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:00:00 PST

Researchers reveal how obesity increases the release of cytokines into the blood, triggering a number of processes that fuel breast cancer metastasis.



How is breast cancer related to the axillary lymph nodes?

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:00:00 PST

We look at axillary lymph nodes and their relation to breast cancer. We look at the diagnosis and the outlook, as well as more information, here.



Cribriform breast cancer: What to know

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 09:00:00 PST

Cribriform breast cancer is a slow-growing, low-grade breast cancer that may be present alongside other forms of breast cancer. Learn more here.



How can you cope with a cancer diagnosis?

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:00:00 PST

A cancer diagnosis always comes as a shock. What are some coping strategies you can use to stay in control of the situation? We gathered some suggestions.



DIEP flap breast reconstruction: Procedure and recovery

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 06:00:00 PST

Learn what the DIEP flap is, along with the different approaches used, and the complications and risks of this form of breast reconstruction, here.



Breast cancer: Bacterial deficiency linked with onset

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 08:00:00 PST

The first study of its kind examines the bacteria in the breast tissue of women with breast cancer and compares them with the bacteria of healthy women.



Pancreatic cancer could be treated with a Parkinson's drug

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PST

Carbidopa, commonly used together with L-Dopa to treat Parkinson's disease, was found to stop tumor growth in mice and human cancer lines.



Nipple discharge: Causes and treatments

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PST

Learn about nipple discharge, including information on what the discharge is, the most common causes, and the most effective treatments.



New cancer-causing syndrome uncovered

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:00:00 PST

Researchers reveal that mutations in the FANCM gene do not cause Fanconi anemia, as previous studies suggest. They actually cause early-onset cancer.



Fat necrosis: Causes and treatment

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PST

Fat necrosis is a complication that may occur after injury to fatty tissue. It can create small lumps under the skin, which may appear similar to tumors.



Stage zero breast cancer: All you need to know

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 07:00:00 PST

The stages of cancer describe how advanced the cancer is Stage zero breast cancer is the earliest form of breast cancer, and the easiest to treat.



Dense breast tissue: All you need to know

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 05:00:00 PST

What is dense breast tissue and what are the symptoms of dense breasts? Learn about the diagnosis, if it can be prevented, and the link to breast cancer.



Poliovirus kills off cancer cells, stops tumor regrowth

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PST

A modified poliovirus appears to trigger the body's anti-tumor immunity. The new study showed promising results in human breast cancer cells and mice.



Triple-negative breast cancer: Is a new treatment within reach?

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PST

Researchers are investigating the potential of a newly developed inhibitor that could lead to targeted treatments for an aggressive type of breast cancer.



Triple-negative breast cancer: What you need to know

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 03:00:00 PST

Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that is difficult to treat. Learn about risk factors, how it is diagnosed, and treatments.



Breast cancer charities: How to make an impact

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 06:00:00 PST

There are many breast cancer charities to donate to, but where will a donation make the most impact? We look at the different breast cancer charities.



Breast reconstruction surgery: Options and what to expect

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PST

In this article, we look at the process of breast reconstruction surgery, the reasons for choosing this surgery, alternative options, and recovery outlook.



Breast ultrasound: Why it is done and what to expect

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 09:00:00 PST

What is a breast ultrasound and why is a breast ultrasound performed? Learn about what should be expected and how to prepare for the test.



Breast cancer and Mirena IUD: What's the link?

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 06:00:00 PST

There have been varying reports about the impact of the Mirena contraceptive IUD on causing breast cancer. However, further research is required.



High cholesterol diagnosis tied to lower breast cancer risk

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 07:00:00 PST

Study of 14 years of data on 1 million people found significantly lower odds of breast cancer and premature death in women diagnosed with high cholesterol.



Breast MRI: What you need to know

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 09:00:00 PST

Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, may be used to identify abnormal tissue and tumors. Learn how to prepare for a breast MRI, the risks, and how it works.