Monthly Archives: November 2014

Obesity and physical inactivity are associated with an increased risk of developing and dying of breast cancer. Two studies presented at the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting explored the relationships among exercise, weight loss, and breast cancer risk. In this video, … Continue reading

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According to this report in the Los Angeles Times, evidence is mounting that too many women with early-stage breast cancer are opting for mastectomies instead of having breast-conserving surgeries that offer the same odds of survival. The rise is particularly … Continue reading

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Joan Lunden, in the midst of her care and treatment after a breast cancer diagnosis, takes questions from fans on Access Hollywood Live in New York: What’s Joan’s secret for keeping her spirits up through her treatment journey? And, did … Continue reading

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The cover of a gutsy, deeply revealing new book, Pandora’s Box, includes a group photograph [shown above] of the author’s mother, her two sisters, her grandmother and grandfather. In addition to the author’s mother, breast and ovarian cancer ravaged this … Continue reading

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Erika Stallings, a Tar Heel and lawyer living and working in New York City, writes this first person account of her, and her mother’s, experience with their BRCA2 genetic testing results and their respective efforts to lower their risk of … Continue reading

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Lizzie Stark, at age 27 found to carry a harmful mutation in her BRCA-1 gene, and with a lengthy family history of breast cancer – “my mother, my grandmother and my grandmothers’ two sisters breast cancer in their early 30s” … Continue reading

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We recently posted news of a study indicating cancer-detecting nanoparticles are safe for humans. To further understand nanoparticles and how their non-surgical breast and other cancer diagnosis capability would work, watch this video from The Daily Share, a new project … Continue reading

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This past week, Google unveiled its next moonshot project: to use nanoparticles to detect cancer. However, the development of nanoparticles that attach to and light up cancer cells cells and then pass through the body — as innovative as it … Continue reading

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