Pregnancy Safe After Breast Cancer, Study Finds. Contrary to past belief, it is safe to become pregnant after being treated for breast cancer.
Estrogen Alone After Hysterectomy Reduces Breast Cancer. A new analysis shows that for the subgroup of postmenopausal women who have had a hysterectomy, estrogen alone is not associated with Breast Cancer risk.
Zinc Linked to Breast Cancer: Insight Into Body's Zinc Controls Has Implications for Disease. A growing body of evidence links zinc to disease states including neurodegeneration, inflammation, diabetes and cancer.
Komen Charity Under Microscope for Funding, Science. In recent years it has cut by nearly half the proportion of fund-raising dollars it spends on grants to scientists working to understand the causes and develop effective new treatments for the disease.
Differences in Dose Levels Among Digital Mammography Systems. With a mammography market dominated by digital systems, studies comparing different models of FFDM are becoming more and more relevant.
Choosing the best breast cancer treatment option. The findings show patients lack knowledge or don't adequately participate in the decision-making process.
Exercise: A Way to Outdistance Breast Cancer? Several studies have suggested that women who exercise more have lower risk for recurrence.
More Data Back Mammography for Younger Women. Mammography-detected breast cancers in women 40 to 49 doubled from 1990 to 2008.
Breast Tissue Bank Gets a Super Bowl Boost.On five Saturdays each year, 100 women make their way to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Tissue Bank at the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center to take part in the battle against breast cancer.
US Cancer Screenings Not Meeting Goals, Says CDC. Although many Americans are being screened regularly for cancer, the figures are still not as high as the authorities would like.
The Year's Trends in Digital Mammography. John M. Lewin, M.D., discussed recent trends and how they have changed during the past year.
No Breast Cancer Protections From Soy Isoflavone Supplements.Soy isoflavone supplements did not decrease breast cancer cell proliferation in a randomized clinical trial.
Has Komen Shot Itself In The Foot?
Exercising after a Mastectomy. The exercises are aimed at helping women regain range of motion for muscles weakened by surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and lack of use.
Breast Cancer and Heart Disease May Have Common Roots. Women who are at risk for breast cancer may also be at greater risk for heart disease.
Breast Cancers at Lower-Risk Detected With Widespread Use of Mammograms.As a woman ages, her chances of being diagnosed with a lower-risk breast tumor increase.
Re-Operation Rates Vary Among Breast Cancer Surgery Patients Women who undergo certain types of breast cancer surgery may be more likely to face subsequent surgeries.