Tag Archives: Breast Cancer

ACS Responds to New Study Linking Cell Phone Radiation to Cancer

The U.S. National Toxicology Program (NTP) has released partial results from an animal study of the effect of radiofrequency radiation associated with cell phones. The group found radiofrequency radiation was linked to a higher risk of two cancers. Below is a response … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Diagnosis: Where can you turn?

Breast cancer patients and cancer advocates were shocked to learn last Thursday that Y-ME, a Chicago based, not-for profit breast cancer organization that has been helping patients across the United States since the late 1970s, abruptly shut its doors, filed … Continue reading

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Stopping Cancer’s Spread: New Clues

There’s been increasing discussion among scientists and activists, including among a terrific group of breast cancer activists and survivors (you can find them on Twitter by following the #BCSM hashtag) about the role of metastasis in breast and other cancers. … Continue reading

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Weighing the Risks and Benefits of Breast Cancer Prevention Drugs

Do the benefits of taking a medication to prevent breast cancer outweigh the potential risks? That’s the question a new study published Monday in the journal Lancet Oncology is raising about exemestane, a cancer treatment that many scientists hope could … Continue reading

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