Exercise can lower women’s risk of breast cancer, but how much exercise is enough and at what age do women have to be physically active to benefit?
Researchers have long hoped to corral the immune system in the war on cancer. Now, antibody-based compounds show new promise.
A government panel confirms that estrogen and progestin replacement therapy should be used sparingly, only to ward off the most intense symptoms of menopause, and not to protect against chronic disease.
Shift work may be unavoidable, but a new study suggests that it could wreak havoc with hormones that increase women’s risk of cancer.
Overweight and obese women are at higher risk of developing breast cancer, but losing as little as 5% of body weight can help reduce those odds.
The mammogram debate was reignited this week with two new studies suggesting that routine breast cancer screening may benefit women in their 40s if they have certain risk factors.
In a wide-ranging new study, researchers have classified breast cancer into 10 different subtypes — a finding that could change the future of breast cancer diagnoses, treatment and survival.
Women who have false-positive results from their mammograms may have another reason to worry, a recent study says.
The breast cancer screening debate continues. A new study finds that adding ultrasound or magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs) tests to annual mammogram screenings can increase cancer detection in women with higher-than-average risk …
If one thing’s clear about the data on the health effects of hormone replacement therapy after menopause, it’s that they’re confusing.
Mammograms catch tumors earlier, result in less invasive treatment and increase women’s chances of survival. So, why shouldn’t younger women be screened?
Facebook and Twitter helped stir up public outcry over Planned Parenthood’s loss of funding from Komen.
Planned Parenthood thanks supporters who publicly criticized Komen’s decision to stop funding the group.