Breast Cancer

Rita Wilson reveals how husband Tom Hanks supported her through breast cancer

Rita Wilson reveals how husband Tom Hanks supported her through breast cancer

Tom Hanks (everyone’s favorite) shows how to care for a cancer patient. Rita Wilson tells their story of a breast cancer diagnosis and the extraordinary provided by Tom every step of the way. Great example for all to follow when you both work hard to love, live and laugh...

Google uses AI to help diagnose breast cancer

Google uses AI to help diagnose breast cancer

Google, which not along ago was using artificial intelligence to identify cat pictures, has moved onto something bigger - breast cancer.

Alarming Increase in Cancer Rates Among Women

Alarming Increase in Cancer Rates Among Women

The driving forces behind this discouraging trend are obesity rates and smoking. And while the study was based on the population in the U.K. - we’re not immune in the U.S.

Mammograms lead to unneeded treatment for some breast cancers

Mammograms lead to unneeded treatment for some breast cancers

One in three women with breast cancer detected by a mammogram are treated unnecessarily, according to a Danish study published on Monday in Annals of Internal Medicine, which has renewed debate over the value of early detection.

Breast cancer drug rejected for NHS use on cost-benefit grounds

Breast cancer drug rejected for NHS use on cost-benefit grounds

A consultant analysing a mammogram. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA A breast cancer drug that costs £90,000 a year per patient has been turned down for use by the NHS on financial grounds, triggering an outcry from patients groups who say it… Spread the love          

Scalp cooling device helps prevent hair loss from chemo

Scalp cooling device helps prevent hair loss from chemo

A scalp-cooling system helped prevent hair loss in women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy, researchers said today at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

Believing side effects of cancer treatment will be bad can make them bad

Believing side effects of cancer treatment will be bad can make them bad

It is easy to say “stay positive” in the wake of hormonal cancer treatment, but depending upon which of the 7 main drugs used in that treatment the list of side effects is long; from vomiting, to bone thinning, to depression.

NHS begins using a handheld radar unit to detect hidden tumors in breasts

NHS begins using a handheld radar unit to detect hidden tumors in breasts

The British National Health Service (NHS) has begun used a small hand held radar unit called the “Margin Probe” to detect tumors that are hidden in breast tissue.

Novartis releases results on its experimental medication Ribociclib to treat advanced breast cancer

Novartis releases results on its experimental medication Ribociclib to treat advanced breast cancer

The experimental Novartis drug Ribociclib, when combined with an older drug has shown the ability to fight the advancement of advanced breast cancer than the standard treatment on its own.