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New Study Shows Breast Implants May Reduce Breast Cancer Survival Rates

The researchers found that women with implants had a 26% higher risk of being diagnosed at a later stage of breast cancer than those without, coupled with a 38% higher risk of death from breast cancer than those women without implants.

New Study Suggests Aspirin May Help Fight Breast Cancer

New research suggests some breast cancer cell growth might be significantly reduced—and possibly prevented in the first place—by consistent low doses of aspirin.

New Study Shows Carotenoid-Rich Vegetables Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer

Once again, medical researchers are proving your mother right: you really should eat your vegetables.

UK Researching Blood Test for Early Detection of Breast Cancer

In October, Cancer Research UK, Britain’s largest cancer research non-profit, began studying the effectiveness of a blood test that uses DNA markers to help determine whether or not an individual has cancer.

Increased Risk For Breast Cancer Death Among Black Women Greatest During First 3 Years

Non-Hispanic black women diagnosed with breast cancer, specifically those with estrogen receptor-positive tumors, are at a significantly increased risk for breast cancer death compared with non-Hispanic white women.

High Long Island Breast Cancer Rates: Fact or Fiction?

The results from the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project.

Report to the Nation Finds Continuing Declines in Cancer Death Rates Since the early 1990s

Death rates from all cancers combined for men, women, and children continued to decline in the United States between 2004 and 2008.

Recent Study Connects Working Night Shifts With Increased Breast Cancer Risk

The journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine published a study that may confirm a relationship between night shift work and an increase in breast cancer risk as much as 40% higher then a day shift worker.

Breast Cancer Occurrence, Diagnosis & Mortality Statistics

The most recent trends and statistics on the diagnosis of breast cancer based on gender, age, race/ethnicity as well as survivability figures.

Nurse Assisting Patient Undergoing Mammogram

Mammograms for 40-49 Years Old Women Improve Breast Cancer Prognosis

A recent Swedish Cancer Institute study revealed that women between the ages of 40–49 who’ve had yearly mammograms and subsequent breast cancer diagnosis fare better than those that don’t.