Monthly Archives: April 2016

What are the side effects of chemotherapy in treating breast cancer? Breast cancer specialist Dr. Jay Harness answers often-asked questions in this video. Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on … Continue reading

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If facing or undergoing chemotherapy treatment as the result of a breast cancer diagnosis, many ask if they will temporarily lose their hair? And will their hair regrow and return after the completion of treatment? In this video breast cancer … Continue reading

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An international panel of doctors has decided that a type of tumor that was classified as a cancer is not a cancer at all, in this report from The New York Times: As a result, they have officially downgraded the … Continue reading

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Protective mastectomies that preserve the nipple and surrounding skin prevent breast cancer as effectively as more invasive surgeries for women with the BRCA genetic mutation, a multi-institution study led by Mayo Clinic found. The research should reassure patients and surgeons … Continue reading

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Who will benefit from anti-hormone therapy, also known as antiestrogen therapy? Is anti-hormone therapy — which acts to suppress selected hormones and their effects — right for you? As context to understand why these questions are important, know that estrogen … Continue reading

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For women who are battling breast cancer and undergoing radiation, the treatments can leave behind painful burns and skin so sensitive that even a cotton T-shirt, never mind a typical bra, would be excruciating to wear, in this report from … Continue reading

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In this beautiful first person account appearing in The New Yorker, Kate Bolick, author of Spinster: Making A Life of One’s Own, begins her story: For most of my life, I had only one memory of my mother’s first mastectomy: … Continue reading

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Fasting during sleep for more than 13 hours a night may offer protection against recurrence of illness among women with early stage breast cancer, say findings published online in JAMA Oncology. According to the study: Prolonging the length of the … Continue reading

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