Monthly Archives: July 2016

Women who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) to boost their odds of having a baby aren’t at increased risk of breast cancer, according to Dutch researchers. Their study of more than 25,000 women found no “significant increase in the long-term … Continue reading

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This report from the PBS program, NOVA describes the exciting work of combining radiation therapy with immunotherapy to treat breast and other cancers. In April 2011, Christopher Barker, a radiation oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, … Continue reading

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Dr. Jay Harness answers a viewer question asking if exercise is appropriate while on hormonal therapy. In the video above, watch as Dr. Harness offers the answer while sharing that exercise is one of the best things patients may engage … Continue reading

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Dr. Jay Harness received a question from a viewer asking if she should consider getting off of Anti-Estrogen Therapy? The question was asked based on the viewer’s concern about losing more estrogen from anti-hormone therapy. In the video above, Dr. … Continue reading

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Researchers in Canada are looking at how drugs commonly used to treat gastrointestinal disorders might augment the immune system‘s ability to fight cancer. The researchers, working in mouse models, discovered that ranitidine and famotidine — over-the-counter antacids better known as … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Surgery & Reconstruction: What’s Right For You, is a new book about breast cancer surgery and reconstruction, told poignantly by women through words and photos, in this report from the Detroit Free Press. The book, told and photographed … Continue reading

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Survival rates for patients with breast cancer are improving, but black women remain more likely to die from the disease than white women. To figure out why, the National Institutes of Health [NIH] recently announced that it would be launching … Continue reading

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How substantially can we as individuals reduce our risk of contracting cancer by changing behaviors? According to two recent studies, there is much you can do to control and decrease your risk, as simple changes in behavior offer the potential … Continue reading

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