Of Mice and Women – Coming to Your Bookshelf Soon!

By Vera Gruessner As you’ve heard in past blog posts, Dr. Kathleen T. Ruddy, breast cancer surgeon and Founder of the Breast Health and Healing Foundation, is in the process of publishing her long-awaited book Of Mice and Women: Unraveling the Mystery of the...

The Mouse Virus And Human Breast Cancer

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy In 1936, Dr. John Bittner discovered a virus that causes breast cancer in mice, the mouse mammary tumor virus, MMTV. The mouse breast cancer virus is passed from mothers to female offspring via breast milk and causes breast cancer after puberty,...

Six Things You Need To Know About The Breast Cancer Virus

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy Ever since Dr. John Bittner discovered in 1936 that a virus causes breast cancer in mice other scientists have wondered if the same might be true in women. The mouse virus is passed in breast milk, saliva, seminal fluid, and feces, and can also...

Our Latest Book Will Help You Prevent Cancer

By Vera Gruessner The Breast Health and Healing Foundation has once again published a superb book aimed at helping women prevent breast cancer. The book, called “Blazing Blogs of 2014: The Best of Breast Health and Healing,” is a collection of articles...

Our Thanksgiving Newsletter

A Day to Give Thanks By Vera Gruessner This coming weekend is dedicated to giving thanks for all the good things we have encountered over the year and all the wonderful people that have blessed our lives. When you’re sitting around the dining room table surrounded by...