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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…

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.