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Many individuals may be unaware of cancer risk factors
Date: 2011-09-28 08:45:10
High-fat diets and obesity are important risk factors for receiving a positive breast cancer test, but large sections of the public may be unaware of this, according to a new study published in the journal Clinical Oncology.... Full Story

Researchers determine how high levels of stress increase women's risk of breast cancer
Date: 2011-09-22 08:19:20
There is a good deal of anecdotal evidence suggesting that stressed out women are more likely to receive positive breast cancer tests. Now new research has identified a molecular pathway that may be responsible for this association.... Full Story

Researchers find stressed out women are more likely to have aggressive forms of breast cancer
Date: 2011-09-21 08:01:51
Women who experience high levels of stress may be more likely to receive a breast cancer test that indicates they have an aggressive form of the disease. Researchers from the University of Illinois found a strong link between anxiety and breast cancer severity.... Full Story

Immigrants to the U.S. are less likely to access breast cancer testing, study finds
Date: 2011-09-20 15:45:12
Overall breast cancer testing rates are up in the U.S., but new research suggests that women who have recently come to the country may be significantly less likely to get screened for the disease.... Full Story

Improvements in lab testing help doctors identify women at risk for breast cancer
Date: 2011-09-13 08:19:27
Lab testing has come a long way in recent years when it comes to detecting breast cancer. The condition was once generally diagnosed at a relatively advanced state, making it less treatable. However, thanks largely to a better understanding of genetic risk factors, it is now possible to identify women who are likely to develop the disease and to detect tumors earlier.... Full Story

Flaxseed shown to be ineffective for treating hot flashes in breast cancer patients
Date: 2011-09-08 16:14:14
Despite previous evidence suggesting flaxseed may reduce hot flashes among among women who have received positive breast cancer tests, a new study has found that the food may actually provide little to no benefit.... Full Story

Walnuts may reduce breast cancer risk
Date: 2011-09-06 08:11:19
In order to help women avoid positive breast cancer tests, a team of researchers out of Marshall University is recommending that individuals at risk for the condition get more walnuts into their diet.... Full Story

Researchers find some women with breast cancer may not need hormone therapy
Date: 2011-09-01 16:02:14
Following a positive breast cancer test, older women with certain forms of the disease may not need to undergo hormone therapy after their tumor has been eradicated, according to a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.... Full Story

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