CRESSKILL, NJ - MAY 21: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L-R) Revlon President and CEO Alan Ennis, Krista Stone, TNBCF Acting Executive Director Hayley Dinerman, and Dr. Susan Domchek attend the 2013 Peace, Love & A Cure Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation Benefit on May 21, 2013 in Cresskill, New Jersey.
If you have to consume alcohol, do so only with food. Women can take much less safely than men, as it can increase the risk of breast cancer.
It [Facebook] deletes photos of breast cancer survivors ... Only when directly and publicly challenged—or when the moderators simply don't catch it—do those basic 'unpornagraphic' images survive.More quotes »
College Women More Prone to Problem Drinking Than Men: Study
Women don't metabolize alcohol in the same way as men, and lesser amounts of alcohol can increase the risk of breast cancer and liver disease in women. Throughout the study, 15 percent of women exceeded weekly drinking limits compared to 12 percent of men. Read more »
Angelina Jolie to have ovaries removed, report says
Angelina Jolie , 37, now will have her ovaries removed because of the same gene that put her at 87 percent risk of breast cancer . The magazine said her doctors estimate she has a 50 percent chance of developing ovarian cancer due to her "faulty" BRCA1 gene. Read more »
Metformin Won't Aid Breast Cancer Survival in Diabetics
diabetes.Previous research has found that metformin was associated with an up to 30 percent reduction in new cancers in breast cancer patients without diabetes , noted study author Dr. Iliana Lega, a research fellow at Women's College Hospital in Toronto . Read more »
LI oncologist: Angelina Jolie sends 'vital' message to women
a family history of cancer is common among those who are diagnosed, Barginear said, "less than 10 percent of all breast cancers and less than 15 percent of ovarian cancers are associated with inherited genetic mutations."Men, too, can be are affected, she Read more »
Angelina Jolie says she had double mastectomy
choice with thoughts of her six children after watching her own mother, actress Marcheline Bertrand , die too young from breast cancer."My mother fought cancer for almost a decade and died at 56," Jolie writes. "She held out long enough to meet the first of Read more »
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Would you grapple with danger beforehand or wait for it to strike?
that ran through my head were, ‘publicity stunt’, ‘attention seeker’, ‘paranoid’! Couldn’t she have waited to actually get breast cancer? But on second thought and after reading what Jolie had to say about the experience, and asking myself some hard-hitting 5/25/13 from Times of India Read more »
Research: it's in the bank
National Health and Medical Research Council are the major funding source that sustain large facilities such as Carpenter's breast cancer bank. But the money will run out in the next two years and is unlikely to be renewed, Carpenter says. To reduce biobanks' 5/25/13 from The Age Read more »
Making a sea change
international cancer organisations. In the past, HAL's passengers have raised $US1.9 billion worldwide for a US-based breast cancer foundation and this new campaign taps into a strong desire to "make a difference" - while enjoying yourself at the same time. 5/25/13 from The Age Read more »
Bikers brave rain for breast cancer ride
shows how much people in the region care about their neighbors. The organizers give the money raised directly to women with breast cancer in their community. Last year they raised more than six thousand dollars. "The people we're able to donate to, they come, 5/25/13 from WLBZ2.com Read more »
Facebook Rejects Breast Cancer Ad For Violating Ban Against ‘Adult Products’
rejected an ad this week disputing scientifically unsound claims that abortion can cause higher instances of breast cancer, arguing that the advertisement violated the company’s guidelines “by advertising adult products or services, including toys, videos, 5/25/13 from Think Progress Read more »