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06

Oct

Breast cancer walks actually help prevent breast cancer, doctors sayFind out how many hours of walking you need to do each day to significantly lower your risk for breast cancer.

Breast cancer walks actually help prevent breast cancer, doctors say
Find out how many hours of walking you need to do each day to significantly lower your risk for breast cancer.

28

Jun

Omega-3 in fish may reduce breast cancer riskWomen who eat types of fish with omega-3 fatty acids have a 14% lower chance of developing breast cancer, Chinese researchers say.

Omega-3 in fish may reduce breast cancer risk
Women who eat types of fish with omega-3 fatty acids have a 14% lower chance of developing breast cancer, Chinese researchers say.

19

Jun

Squeeze breasts to fight cancer, study saysNew therapies for breast cancer could come from findings that manually squeezing malignant mammary cells can stop out-of-control growth.

Squeeze breasts to fight cancer, study says
New therapies for breast cancer could come from findings that manually squeezing malignant mammary cells can stop out-of-control growth.

14

May

What is the BRCA1 gene?
Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy because of a mutation in her BRCA1 gene. What is this gene and how does it affect your cancer risk?

What is the BRCA1 gene?

Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy because of a mutation in her BRCA1 gene. What is this gene and how does it affect your cancer risk?

19

Mar

'Smart bra' finds breast cancer long before mammogram
The new bra with brains boasts early detection with up to 90 percent accuracy.

'Smart bra' finds breast cancer long before mammogram

The new bra with brains boasts early detection with up to 90 percent accuracy.

26

Feb


50 years worth of blood samples provide insights into breast cancer risks 



More than 15,000 mothers, daughters and granddaughters have donated blood for scientists to track cancer’s progress over generations.            
More than 15,000 mothers, daughters and granddaughters have donated blood for scientists to track cancer’s progress over generations.            

01

Feb


 Victoria’s Secret considers offering ‘Survivor Bras’  



An online petition goes viral, and now the seller of sexy underthings is mulling the idea of bras designed for breast cancer survivors.
An online petition goes viral, and now the seller of sexy underthings is mulling the idea of bras designed for breast cancer survivors.

03

Aug

Komen cancer foundation ‘oversells mammograms’Experts accused the breast cancer foundation of overselling pre-emptive mammography and understating the risks.

Komen cancer foundation ‘oversells mammograms’
Experts accused the breast cancer foundation of overselling pre-emptive mammography and understating the risks.

25

Jul

Young scientist’s breast cancer-diagnosing ‘brain’ wins Google Science FairA seventeen-year-old compiled the results of non-invasive breast cancer tests to teach a program how to more accurately recognize test positive results.

Young scientist’s breast cancer-diagnosing ‘brain’ wins Google Science Fair
A seventeen-year-old compiled the results of non-invasive breast cancer tests to teach a program how to more accurately recognize test positive results.

26

Jun

Emma Watson’s ‘pink dog’ walk sparks criticismThe actress says the dog — which is pink to raise money for breast cancer research — isn’t hers.

Emma Watson’s ‘pink dog’ walk sparks criticism
The actress says the dog — which is pink to raise money for breast cancer research — isn’t hers.