| Jan 28, 2011
Karen Kuhlmann has fought breast cancer since she was diagnosed in July of 2009--she underwent traditional chemotherapy--and for a brief moment the future looked bright.
"I had my bilateral mastectomy," Karen said. "I had the reconstruction, everything...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 8:02 AM
Q: I'm just entering menopause and I'm starting to have more hot flashes. I'd rather not take hormones. What do you suggest?
A: A hot flash is a sensation of being hot and flushed. It may last a few seconds to a few minutes. The drop in female hormone...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:04 AM
When it comes to cancer, two-thirds of all deaths can be prevented by making lifestyle choices. One big lifestyle choice many can easily make is adding exercise.
Phyllis Pigford-Mason changed her life through exercise, after going through extensive...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 12:53 PM
In the past several years, many doctors have advanced the notion that it's safest to start hormone therapy soon after menopause, when women are most eager to find relief from hot flashes, mood swings and insomnia.
And indeed, there's good evidence that...
| Aug 23, 2011
There are more than 100 types of cancer out there, including breast, prostate and lung cancer - and although we all want to avoid the BIG C, many of us aren't helping our bodies fight back. Nutritionist Ashley Koff will be here to help you cancer-proof...
| Aug 24, 2011
When VJ Sleight’s breast cancer returned last year, she wondered if the unusual recurrence – 23 years after her original diagnosis -- had anything to do with the controversial hCG diet that she had repeatedly followed.
| Aug 24, 2011
| 2:45 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The heavier a woman is, the more trouble she may have getting pregnant and having a baby through in vitro fertilization, or IVF, suggests a large U.S. study.
Researchers found that women who were overweight or obese were...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 9:43 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study adds to evidence that skin patches offer a safer alternative to pills for women who want to treat their menopausal symptoms with hormones.
The study, of 54,000 women who used hormone replacement therapy (HRT),...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 9:18 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with diets rich in vegetables, fruit and legumes may have a somewhat decreased risk of developing one type of breast cancer, a new study suggests.
The findings, from a large, long-running study of nurses, showed that...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 7:44 AM
CHICAGO (KTLA) -- Doctors and patients have a new tool to prevent breast cancer: A drug that is already approved for the treatment of the disease.
Women who are at high risk for breast cancer that is fueled by the hormone estrogen could reduce their risk...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 10:56 PM
The estrogen-blocker Aromasin was found to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by 65 percent in post-menopausal women at high risk for breast cancer, researchers said on Saturday.
A late-stage trial of 4,560 post-menopausal women who were at...