By Victoria Dolby Toews, MPH
Fri Sep 20, 2002
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers trying to find environmental causes of breast cancer --diet, exercise, exposure to chemicals or other factors--will start recruiting 50,000 sisters on Saturday for study.
The government-funded teams will start in Florida, at a fund-raising event in Tampa called the "Race for the Cure."
They hope to sign up 50,000 women nationally, aged 35 to 74, whose sisters have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Why you should check your breasts?
Finding breast cancer early can mean a better chance of successful treatment. You can help find breast cancer early by being aware of any changes that are not normal for you.
When to check your breasts
Breast cancer usually occurs in women over 40. As you get older it's a good idea to check for changes.
By TARA PARKER-POPE
FROM THE ARCHIVES: January 18, 2002
Doctors Make Big Advances In Treatment of Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is a mycoplasma tweaked for its virulence inside the U.S. Special Virus program.
When did the African woman get screwed by a rat?
The relationship to human breast cancer of a rat virus will be difficult to explain but for the continued dogged pursuit of 'men playing God'. It will be even more difficult for Len to say this program 'had absolutely nothing to do with the development of AIDS, although that is the ONLY conclusion of his book.
Anti-Cancer Power of Coenzyme Q10,Natural Progesterone and Melatonin
Coenzyme-Q10 (ubiquinone) is a vitamin-like,
non-toxic compound that plays a critical role in generating energy within the
power plants of our cells (the mitochondria), and is a highly potent antioxidant
that counteracts damaging free radical activity.
Mon Jun 24, 2002
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Too many breast cancer patients are initially told they are cancer-free, most often because their physicians said they believed the suspicious mass was harmless and didn't perform a biopsy to check, according to researchers.
MONDAY, June 10 (HealthScoutNews) -- Breast cancer rates among Asian-American women are on the rise, and Japanese-American women have been hardest hit in that group, says new research.
The study by epidemiologists at the Keck School of Medicine and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Southern California looked at cancer cases reported in the mid-to-late 1990s to the Los Angeles Cancer Surveillance Program.
They found that
Sept 26, 2001
A new study being presented this week at the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Foundation annual meeting being held in Washington DC The study, being presented Tuesday September 26, points to a link between thyroid cancer treatment and an increased risk of developing breast cancer.
Thyroid cancer is generally treated by surgical removal of the cancerous thyroid followed by therapeutic doses of radioactive iodine (131T).