A growing number of young breast cancer patients are choosing to have major preventive surgery on the off chance it will ward off future cancers and extend their lives. However, experts say there's no strong evidence it works." More>>
Young women who eat peanut butter and other nuts may be lowering their risk for breast cancer later in life. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine analyzed data from a study of 9,000 young women. More>>
Many older women with newly diagnosed breast cancer have difficulty doing daily tasks, and the problem is especially common among black patients, according to a new study. More>>
In women with early breast cancer, three weeks of high-dose radiation is as effective as the current standard -- five weeks of lower-dose treatment, British researchers say. More>>
Nearly 14 million people in the United States, or one in 23, are now cancer survivors. More>>
U.S. advisers endorsed on Thursday the broader use of a drug already used to treat advanced breast cancer that also appears to shrink early stage breast tumors. More>>
Researchers say they've identified a genetic indicator of the long-term risk of breast cancer recurrence. More>>
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