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Breakthroughs in Breast Cancer Research

Early in her career as a surgeon in Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Lisa Newman became concerned about the patterns of breast cancer in her African-American patients. “They were typically younger than my white American patients, and they also tended to have larger, bulkier tumors,” she says of the African-American women she treated in the 1990s. “Most tragic… Read More »

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Acupressure Helps Relieve Breast Cancer Treatment Symptoms (STUDY)

A study has found that acupressure could be a low-cost, DIY solution for a set of persistent side effects which remain after conventional treatment for breast cancer is completed. It was reported by researchers in 2016 that acupressure helped with a reduction of fatigue in breast cancer survivors. This current study examined how acupressure impacted… Read More »

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Giving birth increases, then curbs, breast cancer risk: study

Having a baby temporarily increases the risk of breast cancer by about 80 percent compared to the risk in women who have never given birth, researchers behind a new study have concluded. But the 80 percent-higher breast cancer risk is not as scary as it first sounds because “fortunately, breast cancer is uncommon in young… Read More »

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