A BRCA gene mutation and a mammogram do not always have definite outcomes. Similarly, it is not always definite that a breast abnormality is directly life-threatening.
Does the biopsy needle help cancer spread? Do abortions increase breast cancer risk? What about family history? How do implants affect doctors’ ability to diagnose a breast tumour? More myths being dispelled!
Could annual mammograms cause breast cancer? What about fertility treatments with hormones? Is a breast tumour preventable if there is no history in the family?
You probably know that you are supposed to eat fish regularly. However, you might not know the many different ways that fish benefits our health.
Men can get breast cancer, too: 1 in 1000 men will develop this condition in their lifetime. Doug is one of them, and he answered our questions in a similarly unique manner.
We are constantly bombarded with cancer risk factors: what we eat and drink, breast size, genetics… the list is endless. In this article we will review some of the myths.
Every year, the largest cancer conference delivers new research and hope for cancer patients worldwide - and this year's is no exception. In this article we provide details on a significant breast cancer finding, straight from Chicago.
Research shows that a woman’s weight may affect the outcomes of her breast cancer treatment. The Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number that indicates whether someone is underweight, normal, or overweight. In this article, we present the studies that correlate BMI with breast cancer.
How high is the risk of breast cancer for a woman in her 30s? Does breast size affect risk? Does a mastectomy mean that it is impossible for a breast tumour to develop?
Can someone with no family history get breast cancer? Does the type of bra you are wearing affect your risk? What about having implants? If a lump is found, is it definitely cancer? And, does breast cancer affect women only?
Triple negative breast cancer is a particularly challenging condition. Can diet and overall nutrition improvements help our treatments? We present the latest research.
Miranda started blogging immediately after her breast cancer diagnosis. She thought it was a good way to help others who are going through the same experiences, and also help her look back.
Please allow us to introduce Tracy, who has been blogging since her HER2-positive diagnosis of breast cancer in 2012. She was kind enough to tell us more about herself and her blog (whose name is certainly perplexing for the “uninitiated”). We heard her views on sharing experiences with cancer, some links to other blogs she follows, and we were glad to hear she is also participating in a clinical trial!