A team-based, cross-disciplinary approach to cancer research is upending tradition and delivering results faster
Did you know October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and National Substance Abuse Prevention Month? Probably not. But I’ll bet you knew that the current page of the …
New research shows that women who have larger babies have more than twice the risk of breast cancer, compared with mothers who give birth to smaller infants.
A study explores the occupations with the strongest links to breast cancer.
Dozens of women with late-stage breast cancer begged a federal panel Tuesday not to pull approval for their use of Avastin, a cancer therapy that has disappointed researchers but is keeping many women alive.
Breast cancer patients who raised a glass or two a week may even enjoy slightly longer lives than those who didn’t drink.
For anyone who has successfully battled cancer, preventing future recurrence of tumors is a top priority. And a new study of breast cancer patients shows that magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, of the breast, can be an important …
For two decades, the public-health message has been that cancer screening saves lives. In some cases, especially with cancers of the cervix and colon, screening does, in fact, work as it should: sniffing out disease at its earliest and most curable stages. But for breast and prostate cancers—two of the most widespread in the U.S.—the …
A sequencing study of breast-cancer-tumor genomes suggests that cancers should be categorized by their genetic heritage, rather than where they reside in the body
Thanks to public-health messages, everyone pretty much knows that breast-feeding is beneficial for baby. But it’s also really good for mom, and now a new study quantifies just how good.
Overweight and obese women may have a tougher battle in store when it comes to breast cancer: a new study published in the journal Cancer finds that carrying extra pounds is linked with a higher risk of cancer recurrence and death.
Moms diagnosed with breast cancer are getting help from total strangers in feeding their newborns
Breast-feeding may sound counterintuitive after breast cancer, but new research indicates there’s no reason why survivors shouldn’t nurse a baby — even on the treated breast.