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Routine mammograms do not save lives: The research is clear - The Conversation CA

As breast cancer awareness month kicks off, all women should know something: there is no reliable evidence that routine mammograms for healthy women save lives. There is good evidence that such mammograms can cause harm. And yet there are 12 breast ...and more »

White House Lit Up In Pink To Honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Tech Times

The White House turned pink to honor the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with First Lady Melania Trump tweeting a picture of the event from inside the White House. Trump also released a statement in support of the movement, as the rest of the ...and more »

Closing the gap on metastatic breast cancer - EURACTIV

Languages: Français | Deutsch. Comments Print. This story is part of our series of articles on metastatic breast cancer. October is breast cancer awareness month. The pink ribbon movement has achieved progress in spreading awareness and pushing for ...and more »

Beyond 'Cut, Burn and Poison' - The Express Tribune

I've made the decision to have the surgery sooner rather than later. Every day, I'd think, I've only got a few hours left till they finally cut me off. I cannot help but wonder: when all of this is over — will he still want me? Maheen was 25 years old ...and more »

Breast cancer screening: Spare a few minutes for a lifetime of survival - Omaha World-Herald

Editor's note: The following content is sponsored by Methodist Health System. * * * * *. Ninety-five percent. Catch breast cancer early, and today the chances of survival are extremely high. “It's treatable,” said Dr. Linda Snider, a diagnostic ...and more »

Winning the battle against breast cancer - The Japan Times

Oct. 1 marks the start of the annual Pink Ribbon campaign to raise awareness about breast cancer. Pretty in pink: Tokyo Skytree is illuminated in pink on Oct. 1 last year to mark the beginning of breast cancer awareness month. | COURTESY OF ESTEE ...and more »

Effects of breast cancer can be eased by some non-drug therapies - Washington Post

Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site. Breast cancer and its treatments can increase the likelihood of anxiety, depression, fatigue, insomnia, pain, stress and more. To subdue these negative effects, up to 86 ...and more »

How to do a Breast Self-Exam - KUTV 2News

As with all cancers, breast cancer occurs when the cells in your body divide without stopping and then spread into tissue. The cells in your breast tissue can form a cancerous tumor. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in ...and more »

Our milestones: A radical change that improved breast cancer surgery - Cancer Research UK (blog)

In this post, we look at how a breast cancer clinical trial we helped fund in the 60s and 70s laid the foundations for improving surgery for women with early stage breast cancer. Its results allowed breast cancer surgeons to move away from 'radical ...and more »

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Key terms you should know - Fox News

“Mammogram.” “Triple-negative.” “Tumor stage.” Patients may hear some -- or all -- of these words while speaking to their doctors about breast cancer. Understanding these terms and how they can affect you may be key to getting the help you need. Below ...and more »