Healthy Living: Is soy a healthy choice where cancer is concerned?

Nutrition experts have placed soy products such as the ones shown above into a neutral category, meaning they don't seem to cause or prevent cancer. When choosing foods for a balanced diet, some healthy choices are easier to identify than others. Fruits and veggies may have a clear edge [...] Click here to view [...]

Health column: Breast cancer and nutrition

Rhiana Menen, M.D. Submitted Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women and 1 in 880 men. While there are many non-modifiable cancer risks, lifestyle influences are increasingly recognized as major contributors to the risk and recurrence of breast cancer. As of 2019, approximately 30% of Americans are considered obese. [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-10-08T12:17:01-04:00October 8th, 2019|Breast Cancer, Dietary|0 Comments

Exercise Can Help Prevent Breast Cancer. But Does How Much You Run Matter?

According to a new study in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention , regular moderate-duration and high-duration aerobic activity may help reduce your risk of developing breast cancer. Both groups experienced a significant improvement in biomarkers of breast cancer risk. Moderate aerobic activity qualified as 150 minutes (2.5 [...] Click here to view [...]

After breast cancer took her mother, this tattooist helps survivors heal by covering scars with artwork

MATTHEWS, N.C. — VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED: The following story contains sensitive imagery including nudity related to breast reconstruction. Julie Markow and Teri Smith don’t know each other. Yet, a dark commonality has led the women on a vulnerable journey. Like hundreds of thousands of others , Markow and Smith [...] Click here to view [...]

Lumpectomy is less invasive surgery and requires no hospitalization, shows study

It is well established that breast conservation, which involves the removal of a breast cancer along with a small rim of normal breast tissue around it and is followed by radiation therapy, is at least as effective as mastectomy (removal of the whole breast) for the treatment of early [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-09-27T18:01:25-04:00September 27th, 2019|Breast Cancer, News & Latest Research, Surgery|0 Comments

Combining cardio, resistance training best for breast cancer patients, study suggests

Combining aerobic and resistance training may offer the most benefits for women during and after chemotherapy for breast cancer, according to a new U of A study. The research also showed that women who included resistance training in their workouts were more likely to stick with regular exercise after [...] Click here to view [...]

Financial resources for women with cancer

Family Care And Protection Even for those with health insurance, cancer treatment can create a financial hardship. Luckily, there’s help available. There are numerous national and local organizations dedicated to offering financial assistance for cancer treatments. The Breast Cancer Assistance Fund is a national nonprofit based in Daytona Beach. [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-09-25T16:39:53-04:00September 25th, 2019|Breast Cancer, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Combining cardio, resistance training best for breast cancer patients, study suggests

Combining aerobic and resistance training may offer the most benefits for women during and after chemotherapy for breast cancer, according to a new U of A study. The research also showed that women who included resistance training in their workouts were more likely to stick with regular exercise after [...] Click here to view [...]

Study: Onions and garlic may be recipe for reducing breast cancer risk

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Onions and garlic are key ingredients in sofrito, a condiment that’s a staple of Puerto Rican cuisine. They may also be a recipe for reducing the risk of breast cancer. That’s according to the findings of a study led by University at Buffalo and University of [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-09-23T16:27:58-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Breast Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments