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Fruits, Vegetables And Other Fibre-Rich Foods May Lower Breast Cancer Risks – Study

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Breast cancer, as per the World Health Organisation (WHO), is one of the most common diseases among women, impacting 2.1 million women each year. It is a form of cancer that is developed from the breast tissues. WHO also stated that while the breast cancer rates are higher among women …

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Soy Safe, Even Protective, for Breast Cancer Survivors

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By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The pros and cons of soy for breast cancer patients have been debated for years. Now, research involving more than 6,200 breast cancer survivors finds that those who ate the most soy had a lower risk of death from …

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Study Finds Smoking Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

Parenthood Offers Motivation to Quit Smoking

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 1 (HealthDay News) — Both smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke appear to increase the risk for breast cancer among postmenopausal women, new research shows. Although earlier studies had found little or no connection between breast cancer and smoking, as more women smokers reach …

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Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines May Miss Minorities

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WEDNESDAY, March 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Breast cancer screening guidelines are based mainly on scientific data from white women, and that bias could cause delayed detection of the disease in minorities, researchers report. “While a lot of attention has been focused on improving the ‘cultural competency’ of clinical care …

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High Deductibles May Threaten Breast Cancer Patients’ Survival

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By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Even when women have health insurance, high deductibles may delay them from having breast cancer diagnosed and treated, researchers say. In a study of more than 3 million U.S. women with health insurance, the researchers found that those in …

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Fungi in Breast Milk? These Kinds Are Good for Baby

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MONDAY, March 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — In yet another finding that points out the positives of breastfeeding, scientists report that beneficial fungi and yeasts reside in breast milk. Previous studies have found bacteria in breast milk, and certain fungi and bacteria are known to be important for infant health. …

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Yoga May Help Breast Cancer Patients During Radiation Therapy

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By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Women with breast cancer who practiced yoga had lower levels of stress hormones and reported less fatigue and better quality of life, new research shows. “Yoga is having an impact on subjective well-being, as well as better regulation of …

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Gene TestGene Tests May Help Older Breast Cancer Patients

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A significant number of older women with breast cancer may have genetic mutations that put them at risk of additional cancers, particularly ovarian cancer, a new study finds. The researchers said that as many as one …

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U.S. Breast Cancer Rates No Longer Declining

Risk of Death From Certain Breast Cancers May Rise With Age

Researchers Say an Earlier Decline Due to Reduced Hormone Use Appears to Have Stopped By Kathleen DohenyWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD March 1, 2011 — The decline in U.S. breast cancer rates seen in 2002 and 2003 in white women has not continued, according to a …

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Young Breast Cancer Patients Struggle Financially, Even When Insured

News Picture: Young Breast Cancer Patients Struggle Financially, Even When Insured

THURSDAY, March 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Financial struggles are common among young breast cancer patients in the United States, even if they have steady jobs that provide health insurance, new research shows. The study included 830 women, aged 18 to 39, in California, Florida, Georgia and North Carolina who …

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