Articles tagged with: breast cancer

Mammograms for 40-Somethings Supported by New Study

Mammograms for 40-Somethings Supported by New Study

Women diagnosed with breast cancer in their 40s commonly lack well-known risk factors for the disease, according to new research that could fuel debate about preventive screening for this age group.

The study of 136 women diagnosed with breast cancer after a mammogram found few had dense breast tissue and a family history of the disease...

Mammogram in Women Under 40

Mammogram in Women Under 40

A new report finds that mammograms in women under 40 are not as beneficial as previously believed. After reviewing records from nearly 200,000 women under the age of 40 who had mammograms performed, radiologist Bonnie Yankaskas of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and colleagues concluded that mammograms did more harm than good.

New Study Links Multi-Vitamins with Reduced Breast Cancer Deaths

New Study Links Multi-Vitamins with Reduced Breast Cancer Deaths

You can buy enough multivitamin and mineral pills to last a year for about twenty dollars. If taking those multivitamins could possibly reduce your risk of breast cancer, or if you have cancer, reduce the fatality rate by 30% – what’s not to like? The answer isn’t as positive as you might think...

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