Physicians have known for years that women who have more to term pregnancies appear to be somewhat protected against developing breast cancer. Women whose pregnancies have been interrupted, by spontaneous or induced abortion, did not evidence a protective effect and some studies claimed that they are in fact at a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who were not pregnant.
It appears probable that hormonal fluxes associated with different stages of pregnancy may have a role in...Read more
Our annual meeting is this weekend, so I hope to have some good news regarding breast cancer treatment in future posts. I also have a... Read more »
For some time we've known that vitamin D-primarily found in milk-is linked to a lower likelihood of developing colon cancer. But new... Read more »
Except with certain types of breast cancer (such as inflammatory); or in certain cases where advanced cancer has generated a tumor so large... Read more »
An apple a day may keep the doctor away for most people, but for breast cancer survivors it may be a daily aspirin that does the trick.A... Read more »
By Nancy E. Hafer, MS, RD, LDWhile you’re cleaning out your cabinets and closets this month, don’t forget your most important spring-cleaning —... Read more »
Sexuality is a complex, multidimensional phenomenon that incorporates biologic, psychologic, interpersonal, and behavioral dimensions. It is... Read more »