Ovarian cancer is the eighth most common cancer in women worldwide, with nearly 300,000 new global cases in 2018, according to a research paper published in Annals of Oncology. The University of South Australia will lead a world-first study, using artificial intelligence, to map the risks of the most fatal reproductive cancer in women worldwide so it can be detected and treated earlier.
While we don’t know all the risk factors for breast cancer, we do know that having breast cancer in the family is one of the most significant risk factors, in addition to it being the most well-known. It’s common for people to hear about a diagnosis in their family and fear that they’ll get breast cancer, too. Here’s how family history affects (or doesn’t!) your personal risk levels and what you should do about it.
A new paper in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, published by Oxford University Press, indicates that MRIs are cost effective for detecting breast cancer for women with very dense breasts detected by mammography.
Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in almost every country in the world, but good news is that our diets can play a big part in reducing our overall risk level for cancers like breast cancer, lung cancer, and colorectal cancer. While there are no “miracle foods” and no fail-proof “anti-cancer diet,” according to science, there are foods that are clear nutritional winners and losers when it comes to preventing cancer. Here are the 13 biggest diet upgrades we recommend to reduce your risk.
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.