Low levels of vitamin D may raise breast cancer risk

One recent medical discovery is that low vitamin D levels are a risk factor for breast cancer. Earlier research on vitamin D and breast cancer was mixed. Some studies suggested a benefit while others showed no benefit. One of the problems with these early studies was that measuring the [...] Click here to view [...]

Fighting Breast cancer: Follow these 7 steps apart from the treatment

Jayasree Reddy, Senior Obstetrician & Gynecologist, Apollo Cradle, Hyderabad Breast Cancer can be devastating for any woman. If you are above 50, your struggle will increase significantly. There are a few things that you can do apart from the treatment that will help you fight breast cancer. This includes [...] Click here to view [...]

Mindfulness May Be Balm for Breast Cancer Patients

HealthDay Reporter advanced breast cancer might find mindfulness can ease their pain, anxiety and depression , a new study suggests. Mindfulness is the ability to keep your mind focused on the present moment. "Mindfulness helps us relate to our thoughts, emotions and physical symptoms in a different way," said [...] Click here to view [...]

BUDDY CHECK 7: Yoga for breast cancer survivors

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) -- You may know about some of the benefits of yoga for overall health. At one yoga studio in Wausau, they're offering a class with a specific clientele in mind, breast cancer patients. Therapeutic yoga, 5 Koshas 5 Koshas started a six week yoga program for [...] Click here to view [...]

What Happens When Breast Cancer Affects Your Sex Life?

When it comes to breast cancer, there’s no shortage of information on the web about the medical aspects of this disease, like how to prevent and treat it. But how many are talking about breast cancer’s effects on relationships and intimacy? The answer is far too few. During a [...] Click here to view [...]

8 Questions to Ask Your Doctor If You’re Diagnosed With Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Illustration by D'Ara Nazaryan Brandie Miller was alone in a room at her parents’ house when she got the phone call diagnosing her with triple negative breast cancer . She can flash back to that terrible moment with ease. It was July 2017, and Miller was only 33. “You [...] Click here to view [...]

Regular exercise before breast cancer tied to lower heart risk after treatment

(Reuters Health) - Older breast cancer patients who exercised regularly before their cancer diagnosis may be better protected from the heart-harming effects of cancer treatment, a large U.S. study suggests. Among more than 4,000 women diagnosed with breast cancer when most were in their 60s or older, those who [...] Click here to view [...]

Breast Cancer “Myths” : Fact or Fiction?

Drug extends life of young women with breast cancer.PNG Texas Oncology is an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Texas Oncology is affiliated with several organizations to help our patients in their fight against cancer, including Texas Breast Specialists , a group [...] Click here to view [...]

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Florida tattoo artist uses her talent to help breast cancer survivors

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. - A local tattoo artist in Altamonte Springs has been working with breast cancer survivors for the past 12 years. It was her passion for the work that led her to create Empower Tattoo. "Sporadically through those 12 years I've been kind of randomly asked, here [...] Click here to view [...]