The statistics on worldwide increases in breast cancer risk are grim.
A study provides new evidence that environmental chemicals that mimic estrogen's effects may contribute to women's risk of certain cancers.
Mammograms are often touted as a "life-saving" form of cancer screening, responsible for reducing breast cancer death rates by 15-25 percent. But this reported benefit is based on outdated studies done decades ago …
Canadian Cancer Society study has discovered what many other studies from around the world have found: that synthetic hormone replacement therapy (HRT) drugs increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer.
In a stunning rebuke to the former director of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), an advisory panel has recommended removing the approval of the drug Avastin (bevacizumab) for breast cancer. The vote was 12 to 1 to revoke the previous approval.
A new study suggests that women with dense breast tissue are at greater risk of cancer recurrence, BBC News reports. Canadian researchers studied 335 patients who had surgery to remove invasive tumors from their breasts.
Nearly 40% of breast cancer tumours change form when they spread, a UK study shows.
There appears to be discord at the top of the American Cancer Society (ACS) over the promotion of breast cancer screening.
The American Cancer Society would be proud to tell that the survival rate of patients with breast cancer has drastically increased since the introduction of mammogram screening.
By Tony Isaacs