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Health News - Breast Cancer

What are the symptoms of breast cancer?
Here, discover the early symptoms of breast cancer in males and females. We also describe the types of breast cancer and their treatments. (Medical News Today)

How proton radiotherapy can kill cancer in milliseconds
In mice, researchers have devised a technology that can deliver proton radiation, killing cancer cells while preserving healthy tissue, in under 1 second. (Medical News Today)

Through my eyes: Surviving cancer twice
In 1972, I survived breast cancer only to receive a diagnosis of stage 4 ovarian cancer in the following decade. This is my story. (Medical News Today)

Aspirin: Friend or foe after breast cancer?
A new study focuses on DNA change to investigate why aspirin use is linked to different outcomes in different individuals after a breast cancer diagnosis. (Medical News Today)

Breast cancer: Does hair dye increase risk?
A recent study links permanent hair dye and chemical straighteners to an increase in breast cancer risk. In this article, we put the findings into context. (Medical News Today)

Can mammograms show who is at risk of heart failure?
Recent research suggests that mammograms may help identify women at risk of heart failure by revealing the presence of calcium buildup in breast arteries. (Medical News Today)

Late stage breast cancer survival estimate is 'rarely accurate'
Single-number survival estimates for people with late stage breast cancer are unhelpful, research shows. So what approach would be more beneficial? (Medical News Today)

This vitamin D mechanism helps combat melanoma
Scientists have found that manipulating a cell signal, involving vitamin D, can slow the growth of melanoma cells and their advance to the lungs in mice. (Medical News Today)

Breast cancer: An innovative blood test could aid early detection
Researchers from the United Kingdom are developing a blood test that could help doctors easily detect breast cancer up to 5 years before symptoms occur. (Medical News Today)

What causes breast itchiness without a rash?
There are many common causes of itchy breasts without a rash, including allergens and growth. This article looks at the causes and how to treat them. (Medical News Today)

What to know about inflammatory breast cancer
Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer with a high mortality rate. This article explains the symptoms, treatment, and prognosis of the disease. (Medical News Today)

Male breast cancer: What factors improve outcomes?
Male breast cancer is a relatively rare condition and has attracted little research. A new study examines which factors predict better outcomes. (Medical News Today)

Onions and garlic may protect against breast cancer
The first population-based study of its kind examines the association between onion and garlic consumption and breast cancer risk. (Medical News Today)

Study confirms low fat diets benefit women's health
New research suggests that a low fat diet reduces death risk among women who have had breast cancer, slows down diabetes, and prevents heart disease. (Medical News Today)

Breast cancer: Hormone therapy may only put some cells to 'sleep'
A laboratory analysis of the effects of hormone therapy on thousands of breast cancer cells found that this approach does not always destroy them. (Medical News Today)

What to know about HER2-negative breast cancer
There are two main types of HER2-negative breast cancer: hormone receptor-positive and triple-negative. Many treatments exist, and prognosis varies. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

The power of electromagnetic energy on breast cancer cells
Electromagnetic energy could be used to halt the movement of breast cancer cells, reducing metastatic cases. New research explains how. (Medical News Today)

Survival and chemotherapy success rates for various cancers
Success rates help indicate how effective various treatments are. Here, we provide success rates of treatments involving chemotherapy for various types of cancer. (Medical News Today)

Replacing 'beef with chicken' could reduce breast cancer risk
The role of nutrition in cancer is a hot topic. A new study concludes that red meat increases the risk of breast cancer, but poultry may reduce risk. (Medical News Today)

What to know about 3D mammograms
A 3D mammogram provides a detailed image of the breast tissue. These images can help health professionals identify any unusual growths, especially in people with dense breast tissue. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis?
The authors of a recent paper believe that in the future, artificial intelligence might be able to tell benign from malignant lesions without a biopsy. (Medical News Today)

What to know about proton therapy for breast cancer
Proton therapy is a type of radiation that can treat cancers, including breast cancer. This article discusses its uses, effectiveness, and procedure. (Medical News Today)

What to know about mucinous carcinoma
Mucinous carcinoma is a rare type of cancer that usually affects the breast. In this article, we look at its symptoms, causes, treatments, and the outlook. (Medical News Today)

Sugary drinks, including 100% fruit juices, may raise cancer risk
New research finds a link between consuming sugary drinks, including fruit juices with no added sugar, and the risk of overall cancer and breast cancer. (Medical News Today)

Breast cancer: Blood test may predict relapse
New research introduces an innovative blood test that may predict the chances of breast cancer recurring by measuring a person's antitumor response. (Medical News Today)

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