Top Four Breast Cancer Myths

Top Four Breast Cancer Myths

When researching your risk of breast cancer, treatments, diagnostics, and other medical information, the Internet can be full of breast cancer myths that are simply not true. Below we break down the top four breast cancer myths. The Type of Bra You Wear Could Increase...
Breast Cancer Treatments are Becoming More Personalized

Breast Cancer Treatments are Becoming More Personalized

Breast cancer treatments are changing around the globe, as more scientists and doctors are finding that not all cancers may benefit from the typical course of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Time magazine reports that more personalized and customized breast...
Exercise, Obesity, and Breast Cancer Development

Exercise, Obesity, and Breast Cancer Development

Once again, exercise proves to be a key strategy in the treatment and prevention of breast cancer development. Canadian researchers from York University found that fat cells can be used to kill breast cancer cells by having patients exercise and remain fit, according...
Does Diet in Adolescence Affect Breast Cancer Risk?

Does Diet in Adolescence Affect Breast Cancer Risk?

Nutrition is key for overall health. People’s diets can be a contributing factor to a number of different diseases. When it comes to various forms of cancer, the causes are much more complex and often deal with genetic factors, mutations, chemicals in the...
The Impact of Severe Stress on Breast Cancer Development

The Impact of Severe Stress on Breast Cancer Development

The other night I sat in on a cancer support group meeting. There were several cancer patients telling their stories. One woman was diagnosed with lung cancer while another was beginning chemotherapy for breast cancer. The thing that got my attention was the difficult...