Breast Cancer

'Grey's Anatomy' actress reveals brain tumor diagnosis

<b>(CNN) —</b> Actress Kate Walsh, best known for her role in the TV series "Grey's Anatomy," went public on Monday with a brain tumor diagnosis in 2015.<p>"I was shocked," Walsh said of the moment doctors revealed her MRI results. "It was not what I expected."<p>Walsh was diagnosed with a meningioma: a tumor …

Cancer

Lab notes: How to stop breast cancer cells from throwing out chemotherapy drugs

A group of Indian scientists has proposed a new strategy to make chemotherapy for triple negative breast cancer more effective.<p>Scientists at the …

Cancer

BBC reporter Satnam Rana films her breast cancer diary

A BBC reporter has filmed an emotional diary about living with breast cancer in the hope it will help other women.<p>Satnam Rana, who's the arts and culture reporter for BBC Midlands Today, is due to undergo a mastectomy.<p>She said there was no history of breast cancer in her family and she wants to …

Cancer

​​Why You Should Stop Obsessing About Protein and Focus on Fiber Instead

1/7 Eva Katalin Kondoros/getty<p>Controls Your Appetite<p>Fiber-rich foods take longer to chew, thereby promoting the production of saliva and stomach acid, which make us feel fuller and curb our appetite. Certain high-fiber foods bind with water, which also causes us to feel fuller and a distended belly …

Nutrition

Color's breast and ovarian cancer DNA test is $99 through October

During Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (September) and Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October), genetic testing company Color is reducing the price of its new BRCA Test. The test -- which looks for mutations in the <i>BRCA1</i> and <i>BRCA2</i> genes that are linked to breast and ovarian cancer -- has a regular …

Cancer

Eva Longoria Opens Up About Her Special Needs Sister’s Breast Cancer: ‘She Had a Hard Enough Life as It Is’

On Friday, Eva Longoria opened up about her special needs sister Liza’s frightening breast cancer diagnosis.<p>“It was a couple years ago,” Longoria …

Cancer

‘Growing Pains’ star underwent double mastectomy after breast cancer diagnosis

Actress Joanna Kern poses for photographers as she arrives for the Museum of Television and Radio gala dinner, October 5 in Beverly Hills.<p>Joanna …

Cancer

Apple-shaped women more at risk of deadlier form of breast cancer, study finds

Where on her body a woman carries fat may affect her likelihood of developing a certain type of breast cancer, a study has found.<p>Apple-shaped women - …

Cancer

Brief, intense exercise may keep breast cancer at bay

(Reuters Health) - Exercise has long been linked to better outcomes for women with breast cancer, and a recent study might explain why.<p>Brief exercise that’s intense enough to get your heart rate elevated and make you breathe heavily activates molecular pathways in the body that boost chemicals …

Cancer

8 symptoms you didn’t realise were a sign of breast cancer

You might not get a lump at all.<p>When you think about breast cancer, what do you think of? A young woman with nipple discharge? Probably not. And that's because we often associate a lump as a sign of breast cancer, as well as assuming it only affects older women.<p>But what about the other symptoms? …

Cancer

Why More Women Are Getting a Double Mastectomy

Recent research has shown that despite more having more treatment options, women with cancer in one breast are increasingly choosing to remove both …

Cancer

Atossa's topical breast cancer candidate endoxifen performs well in early-stage study; shares ahead 21%

Nano cap Atossa Genetics (ATOS +21.1%) jumps on a more than a 6x surge in volume in response to its announcement of positive results in a 48-subject …

Business

Scotland's political leaders unite by 'wearing it pink' to support women with breast cancer

The party leaders displayed their new look at First Minister's Questions in Holyrood as part of Breast Cancer Now's annual event.<p>Scottish political …

Cancer

Here's How Exercise Could Lower Your Risk Of Breast Cancer

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Exercise

Taking HRT in menopause will not lead to an early death

Reassuring news for menopausal women<p>The menopause can bring a number of unpleasant symptoms associated with the decrease in levels of the female …

Cancer

Menopause hormone therapy not linked to premature death

(Reuters Health) - Women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to ease menopause symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats may be no more likely to die prematurely than women who don’t take hormones, a new study suggests.<p>Many women have been reluctant to use hormones for menopause symptoms …

Hormone Therapy

Mets gave a breast cancer survivor hope, helping her battle the disease

SEATTLE, WA - MAY 12: A detail view of the special baseballs being used to help raise awareness of breast cancer during the game between the Seattle …

Cancer

Risk-on-a-chip device could help prevent breast cancer

<b>Scientists at Purdue University are developing a ‘risk-on-a-chip’ biomedical device that should shed light on the nature and development of breast</b> …

Engineering

Sepsis kills more people than prostate, bowel and breast cancer combined

Lanarkshire health chiefs issue a warning for World Sepsis Day.<p>Lanarkshire health chiefs are warning that sepsis is a life-threatening condition …

Medicine

Fitness may lower breast cancer risk

Aerobic fitness seems to alter the interior workings of cells in ways that may substantially lower the risk of breast cancer.<p>A new study with female …

Boston

Linda Nolan opens up about breast cancer battle: 'I'm scared of dying'

The star was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer earlier this year<p>September 11, 2017 - 14:54 CEST<p><b>Linda Nolan</b> made a rare TV appearance on Monday's</i> …

Cancer

Harvard study strengthens link between breast cancer risk and light exposure at night

A new study from Harvard has found greater risk of breast cancer in women who live in neighborhoods that have higher levels of outdoor light during …

Research

India is staring at a breast cancer epidemic. But do we have the awareness and tools to prevent one?

Even as genetic and other testing for breast cancer risk picks up in India, doctors say there is still not enough awareness about the disease.<p>Dr K …

Cancer

Lilly Breast Cancer Drug Results May Challenge Pfizer Pill

Eli Lilly & Co.’s experimental breast cancer drug abemaciclib, when combined with standard therapy, slowed the progression of the tumor in patients …

Cancer

Why the breast cancer gene you may never have heard of could matter

In the four years since actress Angelina Jolie went public with her decision to have mastectomies to prevent breast cancer, the BRCA tumor-suppressor …

Cancer

ESMO: Lilly pads case for third-to-market abemaciclib with more positive breast cancer data

Eli Lilly is gearing up to challenge Pfizer’s Ibrance and Novartis’ Kisqali in HR-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer, and it rolled out more …

Cancer

Mum who battled breast cancer gets beautiful optical illusion bra tattoo

<b>A mother-of-three who lost both breasts to cancer has had an amazing optical illusion tattoo inked across her chest, so that it looks as though she’s</b> …

Tattoos

"Six Months Into Our Relationship, I Was Diagnosed With Breast Cancer"

The first few months of a relationship are different for everyone, but generally involve figuring out how to be yourself around this new person, how much information to share, and how to get past the gross and embarrassing things your body will inevitably do. It can take months to fully trust and …

Cancer

LORELEI: Taselisib boosts breast tumor shrinkage

Presentation at ESMO 2017<p>LUGANO-MADRID, 08 September, 2017 - Adding taselisib to letrozole before surgery significantly improved outcomes for …

Cancer

Too few women with breast cancer get genetic testing

(Reuters Health) - Some women with breast or ovarian cancer might benefit from genetic testing to guide their treatment and follow-up care, but less than one in five of those women actually get tested, a recent U.S. study suggests.<p>Of an estimated 3.8 million women in the U.S. with a history of …

Cancer