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Breast Cancer

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Top Breast Cancer Articles

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  • Uninformed breast cancer patients more apt to consider removing the other breast, too

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – More than half of women newly diagnosed with breast cancer consider removal of the second, unaffected breast to prevent cancer spread, and according to a new survey, they tend to have more anxiety and less knowledge about...
  • A high-soy diet may drive breast tumor growth: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For some women with breast cancer, taking soy protein supplements boosted the expression of tumor genes associated with an increase in tumor cells, in a recent randomized trial. Many women take tremendous amounts of soy...
  • Orangutan that picked Super Bowl winners dies

    Orangutan that picked Super Bowl winners dies
    An orangutan who became famous by correctly predicting the winner of the Super Bowl for the last seven straight years has died at a zoo in Utah, its keepers said on Tuesday. Elijah, a 24-year-old male, died from complications due to breast cancer, the...
  • Study: More breast cancer patients should keep their healthy breasts

    Too many women with breast cancer are sacrificing too many healthy breasts for too little benefit, new research suggests. After learning that they have an early stage cancer in one breast, some women decide to remove not only the affected breast but the...
  • Study: Breast cancer survival rates are no better after double mastectomy

    PITTSBURGH More and more women are taking the drastic option of removing both breasts after a diagnosis of cancer in just one breast, but a new study says that won't make a difference in survival rates. According to the study, released Tuesday by the...
  • Orangutan that picked Super Bowl winners dies in Utah

    (Reuters) - An orangutan who became famous by correctly predicting the winner of the Super Bowl for the last seven straight years has died at a zoo in Utah, its keepers said on Tuesday. Elijah, a 24-year-old male, died from complications due to breast...
  • How to live with yourself as an NFL fan

    How to live with yourself as an NFL fan
    Seven months ago, a video of now-former Baltimore running back Ray Rice dragging his unconscious fiancee out of an elevator surfaced. Monday saw the release of the full tape, a savage affair where Rice completely knocks out his wife and coolly steps...
  • Bracket Ears: A family business with a charitable bent

    What if braces were considered fashionable and could actually boost a patient’s self-esteem? That was the question on the minds of the daughters of a Columbia pediatric dentist when they hit upon the idea of Bracket Ears — earrings made from...
  • Cutting Ray Rice was Ravens' only option

    Cutting Ray Rice was Ravens' only option
    Let's not give the Baltimore Ravens a standing ovation for cutting Ray Rice on Monday. Yes, it was the right thing to do. It was the only thing to do. Where do you go from here after a video surfaces showing one of your star players punching a woman...
  • Untreated hot flashes may be costly for society : study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The extra healthcare expenses and lost productivity of menopausal women with untreated hot flashes may cost the U.S. billions of dollars each year, a new study suggests. Three-quarters of postmenopausal women experience hot...
  • Naysayers try to dump cold water on ALS challenge

    If you needed proof that the world has grown too cynical, look no further than the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The idea, essentially, was to challenge people to donate $100 to the ALS Association -- or have a bucket of ice water dumped on their heads....