RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Breast Cancer

A collection of news and information related to Breast Cancer published by this site and its partners.

Top Breast Cancer Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Options beyond the mammogram

    Options beyond the mammogram
    The mammogram remains the foundation of breast cancer screening, but variations on this test can improve detection for some women. The mammogram isn't a perfect test, but it's the best one we have right now for identifying breast cancers early, which is...
  • Why breast density matters

    Why breast density matters
    What it means to have dense breasts — and how they can affect your breast cancer risk. After a routine mammogram, your radiologist or doctor might have told you that you have dense breasts. But what exactly are dense breasts, and how can they...
  • Time to man up and do more

    Time to man up and do more
    "So let me get this straight. You would like me to place my breast on this ice cold plate, keep it there until another ice cold plate lowers slowly down upon it, squashing it into a pancake, then wait until you crank that wheel just a little bit more, and...
  • Breast and ovarian cancers — we need to do more

    Breast and ovarian cancers — we need to do more
    Each year I write about breast and ovarian cancer and each year we hear more and more about our friends and family being diagnosed with this horrific disease. And each year we hear about the medical establishment finding some new methods to conquer this...
  • Breast Center director speaks about genetics and risks

    "All cancer is genetic, but not all cancer is hereditary; so choose your parents and your family members wisely," Dr. Nicholas Tranakas said jokingly during a recent lecture about the risks of getting breast cancer. "You can have cancers within the family...
  • Movember: Mustaches raise awareness for men's health

    Movember: Mustaches raise awareness for men's health
    Gentlemen, get ready to give your razor a rest. Movember is just around the corner, and guys across South Florida are gearing up to let out their facial hair in the name of men's health awareness throughout November. The rules are firm but simple:...
  • Breakthroughs continue in breast cancer research

    Breakthroughs continue in breast cancer research
    It is well known that hereditary breast cancers are more common among the Ashkenazi Jewish population and recent news from the Susan G. Komen Foundation said it has helped fund a breast cancer breakthrough that identified a gene, PALB2, which is tied to...
  • 'Pretty women' gather for cancer fundraiser

    'Pretty women' gather for cancer fundraiser
    Florida Atlantic Region of Hadassah will host, "Pretty Women Celebrate the Ta-Tas," an "A.R.T. ExpoZay" luncheon beginning at 11 a.m. on Oct. 26 at Congregation B'nai Israel in Boca Raton to raise funds for cancer awareness, research and treatment....
  • Lovie Smith, players all accountable as lethargic Bucs throttled again

     Lovie Smith, players all accountable as lethargic Bucs throttled again
    TAMPA — As the NFL revels in pink in October honoring breast cancer awareness, what's the color scheme for a horrible NFL franchise? Is it too harsh to paint the Tampa Bay Bucs in funeral black? Perhaps a dullish gray? Or maybe the blue hue from...
  • Battling black women's high death rate from breast cancer

    Jeanette Meachem speaks out about breast cancer today because her younger sister, Joye Jordan, did not. When Jordan, a single mom in her late 20s, found a lump in her breast, she went to a doctor who told her she was too young to have breast cancer and...
  • Columbus Day deals: Free iPhone 6s, free movies and $1 off popcorn

    Columbus Day deals: Free iPhone 6s, free movies and $1 off popcorn
    It's time for another fabulous freebie free-for-all for Columbus Day sales. My roundup of deals include a free iPhone 6 from Walmart with a trade-in offer, free appetizer or dessert from T.G.I. Fridays, a free movie ticket to see Brad Pitt's "Fury," and...