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Frequent breast cancer testing is vital for women with history of the disease
Date: 2011-02-23 12:50:58
Women who survive breast cancer are at a significantly higher risk of experiencing a recurrence of the disease. Now a new study has confirmed the benefits of frequent breast cancer testing for these women.... Full Story

Too many women are given surgical biopsies to check for breast cancer
Date: 2011-02-21 14:02:10
When women receive an abnormal breast cancer test result, they are often referred to have the potential growth biopsied. However, medical experts are increasingly saying that too many women are being given surgical biopsies when far less invasive options exist.... Full Story

Folic acid may increase risk of breast cancer in offspring
Date: 2011-02-15 13:35:13
Folic acid has been shown to reduce homocysteine levels and improve heart health, and in recent years, many people have started taking supplements. However, women who use folic acid may benefit from breast cancer testing, as a new study has found that the nutrient may play a role in the development of the disease.... Full Story

Treatments for breast cancer may increase risk of hip fracture
Date: 2011-02-04 13:48:24
Women who have received positive breast cancer tests may be at an increased risk to hip fractures due to a combination of early menopause caused by treatments and effects from drugs used to combat the disease, according to a new study from Northwestern University researchers.... Full Story

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