Breast Cancer News
How breast tissue density can help in detecting breast cancer risk
A new study finds that while breast density declines with age, a slower rate of decline in one breast often precedes a cancer diagnosis in that breast. Dense tissue also makes tumours harder to detect in imaging scans
Health tests women must take after crossing their 40s
Certain worrisome issues such as high blood pressure, sugar, and cholesterol levels, menopause, decreasing bone mass, gynaecological issues, breast cancer, cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, and fibroids can give a tough time to women stealing their peace of mind
Can birth control pills increase the risk of breast cancer?
A new study has found that using any hormonal contraceptive can slightly raise the risk of breast cancer in women. However, researchers say this should not discourage people from taking birth control pills
Significance and burden of adolescent and young cancer in India
Breast, thyroid, mouth and tongue cancers were the most common among people aged 30 to 39
Explained: Why US cancer death rate dropped 33% since 1991
Researchers said 3.8 million lives were saved over the past three decades – with twice as many deaths averted in men than in women. The study put the mortality decline down due to a decrease in smoking as well as improved cancer detection and treatment
HER2 positive breast cancer: Current standard therapies and their evolving role in advanced and early stage
Improved knowledge of the molecular processes underlying the pathogenesis of HER2-positive breast cancer has led to the development of therapeutic alternatives to improve the prognosis for many women
Lung and breast cancer: Bridging gap for newer therapies to deliver better clinical outcomes
It’s very important to raise awareness among the general public about the disease and the possible affordable treatment they can take for it. Information inaccessibility between the common public is the biggest gap that Government of India is trying to uplift
Breast Cancer: How changes in lifestyle can reduce risk
In addition to using mammography and other acceptable measures to detect breast cancer, you can adjust a few aspects of your lifestyle to maintain good health and lower your risk of developing breast cancer
Breast cancer awareness month: How breast cancer affects fertility
Future reproductive worries have grown to be a significant area of discussion in the diagnosis and care of newly diagnosed young cancer patients. Patients are asked about their plans to have children before beginning cancer treatment
Breast cancer: Know about warning signs
Breast cancer happens when the cells in the breast tend to grow out of control. The factors that can lead to breast cancer are family history, smoking, lack of physical activity, alcohol consumption, using oral contraceptives, not having children, and giving birth after 35
'Lynparza': AstraZeneca India gets DCGI's nod to market drug treating breast cancer
With the DCGI's nod, Lynparza is now approved in the US, EU, Japan, India and several other countries for the treatment of early-stage breast cancer
Fighting the Big C: How cancer is as much a physical health issue as it mental
Studies suggest that patients with cancer require tailored mental health monitoring and care
Breast cancer and customised nutrition: Things you need to know
Educating women to take control of their breast health and ensuring early detection of breast cancer is very critical in combating this disease.
Prognostic tests can guide the treatment of people who are suffering from Breast Cancer
About 50 percent of breast cancer cases occur in women with no prior identifiable cause or hereditary basis.
From delay in diagnosis to initial treatment, how COVID-19 pandemic impacted breast cancer patients
Due to the lack of coherent screening program in India, we still diagnose a significant proportion of cases in the later stages of the disease.
Christina Applegate says she has multiple sclerosis: It’s been a strange journey
Christina Applegate, on Twitter, shared her multiple sclerosis diagnosis and said she is grateful to the people, who also have this condition, for their support.
Breast cancer's response to tumour stiffness may predict bone metastasis, reveals study
The paper published in the journal Cell Reports, found that the stiffness of the breast tumour microenvironment can cause changes to cancer cells that make them more aggressively spread to the bone
Enlarged lymph nodes after COVID-19 vaccination could be mistaken for cancer
Due to the higher risk of death, cancer patients are generally advised to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.
World Cancer Day: From Immunotherapy, vaccines to nanotech, new treatments that show promise against disease
Researchers are also looking into using genetically modified salmonella bacteria to destroy tumours from the inside out — where more traditional treatments, notably chemotherapy, cannot penetrate
Breast Cancer Month: Men succumb to breast cancer too; everything you need to know
While uncommon, men between 60-70 years are thought to be most at risk of suffering of breast cancer.