Friday, January 17, 2020

Tag: Breast Cancer

10-Year-Old Illinois Girl Raises $4,500 for Cancer...

A bake sale launched by an Illinois fifth grader served a bigger purpose than just selling sweet treats. Olivia Ohlson learned her mom was diagnosed...

Black Women and Breast Cancer: Risk Is...

    It has been somewhat well known for decades that Black women were less likely to develop breast cancer than white women, but this is...

Black Women and Breast Cancer: Why the...

According to medical research, no matter the stage of type of breast cancer, women of color are more likely to be diagnosed later in...

Breast Cancer Targets African-American Women at a...

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among African-American women and the leading cause of cancer death for African-American women ages 45 to...

High-Dose Estrogen Birth Control Pills May Increase...

New research shows that higher estrogen doses in some birth control pills may be linked to a higher risk for breast cancer. In the study, women who took...

Diet Consisting of Raw Fruits and Vegetables...

Globally speaking, breast cancer cases have gone from 641,000 in 1980 to over 1.4 million in 2010 - with 425,000 deaths attributed to this...

Natural Healing: Iodine Can Help Fight Against...

If you or a woman close to you were advised to have a double mastectomy performed to prevent breast cancer, shouldn’t another option be...

Study Links Red Meat to Increased Risk...

Red meat may be linked to yet another disease – breast cancer – and this time in younger women, researchers say. The new study...

Vitamin D May Help in Fight Against...

Vitamin D may help women with breast cancer survive the disease. Researchers reported in the March 6 issue of Anticancer Research that patients with high...

Are Mammograms a Waste of Time?

The effectiveness of  regular mammograms was once again called into question by a vast study that found the death rates from breast cancer and from...

Smoking May Increase Your Breast Cancer Risk

Young women who smoke may have an increased risk of a common type of breast cancer, according to a new study. Researchers found that women...

Lack of Sleep Can Expedite Cancer Growth

Failing to get a good night’s rest may actually have some serious health consequences. Poor quality of sleep marked by frequent waking can speed cancer...

Nicotine May Feed Growth of Breast Cancer...

Nicotine is not just addictive, but may actually promote the development of breast cancer, according to a study conducted by researchers from Taipei Medical...

Exercise Can Alleviate Discomfort From Breast Cancer...

Supervised exercise may help relieve treatment-related pain for breast cancer patients, a new study finds. The study focused on hormonal therapies called aromatase inhibitors, which...

Reverse the Damage: Causes of Breast Cancer...

Since chemotherapy was invented by Nazi scientists 70 years ago, and mammograms expose patients to radiation that causes cancer itself, let us forget everything...

8 Simple Nutrition and Fitness Tips to...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it is important that everyone understands that cancer is sometimes preventable.  As the AB doctor I have...

An Alternative Way to Heal Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the number one cancer that kills women. Surgery, chemotherapy and radiation have proved that there needs to be a more comprehensive...

Vitamin D May Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Breast cancer strikes more than one-quarter of a million women in the U.S. each year, taking the lives of nearly 40,000 annually. While age,...

Pomegranates May Negate Some Estrogen-Dependent Breast Cancers

Many breast cancers are estrogen-dependent. Now a class of drugs called aromatase inhibitors (AI) which block the synthesis of estrogen, are being used by...

A Holistic Approach May be a Good...

Breast cancer is the deadliest cancer in women. Surgery, chemotherapy and radiation have proven that there needs to be a more comprehensive approach to...

Colored Fruits, Vegetables Helpful in Fighting Breast...

When it comes to foods that lower cancer risk, color may count. Researchers report in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute that women loading...