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New study recommends frequent breast cancer testing
Date: 2011-01-31 12:39:44
Regular breast cancer testing starting at age 40 can save millions of lives compared to other more conservative testing guidelines, according to a new study from University of Colorado researchers.... Full Story

Hot flashes during menopause predict decreased breast cancer risk
Date: 2011-01-27 13:33:35
While hot flashes may be among the most uncomfortable symptoms of menopause, women who experience them may consider themselves lucky. A new study from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centers shows that these women may be 50 percent less likely to receive a positive breast cancer test.... Full Story

Cigarette smoke connected to increased breast cancer risk
Date: 2011-01-26 13:24:49
Women who smoke may benefit from breast cancer testing. For the first time, a new study has shown that tobacco use can increase the risk of this cancer, which affects more women than any other form of the disease.... Full Story

Breast cancer testing may reveal risk of other conditions
Date: 2011-01-25 11:51:29
Routine breast cancer testing may do more than show a woman's tumor risk. A new study from Emory University researchers has shown that a mammogram may also reveal potentially dangerous calcium buildups in a woman's arteries, which may indicate a risk of heart disease.... Full Story

Strong support system may benefit women who receive positive breast cancer test
Date: 2011-01-24 11:59:27
Women who have received a positive breast cancer test may have a better prognosis if they have a strong support system of family and friends, according to new research published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.... Full Story

Researchers discover why hormones increase breast cancer risk
Date: 2011-01-20 11:32:29
Medical professionals have long known that post-menopausal women who are taking hormone-replacement therapy may benefit from breast cancer testing, as this treatment can increase the risk of the disease. Now, a new study from Michigan State University researchers has shown why there is an increase in risk.... Full Story

Researchers continue search for early warning signs of cancer
Date: 2011-01-11 09:27:57
While PSA testing and mammography are considered to be the staples of prostate and breast cancer testing respectively, scientists may soon be able to detect the diseases even earlier using state-of-the-art biomarker technology.... Full Story

Few women seek regular breast cancer testing
Date: 2011-01-04 12:35:57
Very few women receive regular breast cancer testing, according to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.... Full Story

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