A new report finds more than 46,000 cancer cases annually in the United States could be prevented if Americans met the 5 hours per week of moderate-intensity recommended physical activity guidelines. […]
Chemotherapy, often called “chemo,” is a common treatment for many types of cancer, including breast cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the world. Here are some of the frequent questions patients and family members have about chemo when it is prescribed as part of a cancer treatment plan.
No-one likes to receive bad news, especially when it’s related to health. But a recent study of women at risk of developing breast cancer suggests knowing your genetic risk profile does not lead to long-term distress and leads to fewer regrets than not wanting to know about it in the first place.
Triple-negative breast cancer is a type of aggressive and invasive form of breast cancer that makes up 10-15% of all breast cancer types. Read more about the statistics, symptoms, treatment options, and survival rate and prognosis for TNBC.
Surgery to prevent breast cancer requires a patient-doctor dialogue about risks, benefits. JAMA articles by UT Health San Antonio surgeon provide guidance for MDs, families. Risk-reducing mastectomy saves lives of […]
Almost all breast cancer treatment plans involve some type of surgery to remove the breast tumor. While women with very early stages may be treated with mastectomies only, most patients […]
In both sexes combined, the proportion of smoking-related cancer deaths ranged from 8.8-35.7%, with at least 20% of all cancer deaths attributable to cigarette smoking in 147 out of 152 of evaluated metropolitan areas.
No matter your genes or lifestyle, no one has a 100% chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer. But no one is completely protected either. With 1 in 5 men […]