breast cancer

Via cnn.com This week, Amanda Enayati shares the milestones of a life-altering journey that began the day she learned she had late-stage breast cancer more than three years ago. Stanford Cancer Center, where I have been treated since I was diagnosed with Stage III breast cancer with a 9-centimeter tumor and spread to two lymph nodes […]

SAN DIEGO — Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn says he has cancer in a salivary gland. He told The San Diego Union-Tribune the cancer was discovered last month and he faces seven to eight weeks of treatment – radiation five times a week and chemotherapy once a week. “The doctors have told me they […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and according to BlackDoctor.org “African-American females experience higher death rates from breast cancer than any other racial or ethnic group.” This is partially due to African-American women tending to have more aggressive tumors. The fact is not meant to scare you, but it is meant as a wake up […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A dense parade of pink flowed westward on Prospect Avenue Saturday morning. First it burst forth at the brisk pace of 5K runners, then slower, as tens of thousands people walked — as fast as they could move in a crowd estimated at 20,000. They were all there to raise money for […]

 A dense parade of pink flowed westward on Prospect Avenue Saturday morning. First it burst forth at the brisk pace of 5K runners, then slower, as tens of thousands people walked — as fast as they could move in a crowd estimated at 20,000. They were all there to raise money for breast cancer research. […]

The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that Orlando Magic Center, Dwight Howard, has given a woman dying of cancer her last wish, a conversation with the seven-footer. A few weeks ago, her daughter, Arian Clute, had an idea. She contacted the Magic and told them that her mother had but one wish before she died: She […]

In case you were wondering about the status of breast cancer, the following statistics were provided by the Northeast Ohio affiliate of Komen for the Cure.

By: M. Patrick Women going through treatment for breast cancer felt better when they tried yoga, according to one of the first scientific studies of its kind. “Our belief is something as simple and brief as a short (yoga) program would be very useful” at combating side effects from cancer treatment, said Lorenzo Cohen, a […]

Japanese and American researchers have developed medical technology that quickly detects various cancers via a saliva test, AFP reports. Researchers from Keio University and the University of California, Los Angeles analyzed saliva samples from 215 people, including cancer patients. More here

If findings from researchers at the Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute continue to hold promise, women could one day get a routine immunization against breast cancer. The reality of that happening is at least 10 years down the line. But the first steps toward that goal are encouraging. Researchers led by Clinic immunologist Vincent Touhy […]

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Robert Preidt SOURCE: Radiological Society of North America, news release, Feb. 23, 2010 Dr. Janie Lee, and her collegues used statistical modeling to compare the costs and benefits of mammography alone, MRI alone, and mammography and MRI combined in a hypothetical group of 25-year-old women with BRCA1 mutations, which significantly increase the […]