New Research – Double Mastectomy Not Improving Survival Rates

Breast Cancer Mastecomy Research

A new research paper suggests that women with breast cancer who decide to have a double mastectomy are not improving their chances of survival. The research indicates that having the tumors incised from the breasts, followed by radiotherapy, has a similar rate of survival as a double mastectomy. The research used the records of nearly […]

Calorie Intake and Breast Cancer

Weight Gain Breast Cancer

A new study in the United States has highlighted the role that calorie intake may play in the development of breast cancer. Researchers discovered that when radiotherapy was being used to treat breast cancer in women with a specific form of the disease, the treatment was more effective if their calorie intake was lower. The […]

Exciting New Lung Cancer Drugs

Immunotherapy Lung Cancer Treatment

Researchers have revealed some new drug treatments which are capable of completely clearing tumors for people with advanced stage lung cancer. Lung cancer is one of the most aggressive forms of the disease and once it has metastasized to other parts of the body the prognosis for the patient is usually very grim and they […]

Obesity Breast Cancer Linked Confirmed

Overweight Women and Breast Cancer

Another study has been released that looks at the link between obesity and breast cancer, this time finding a genetic marker that increases the risk of cancer. Researchers found that white women with the genetic marker are 70% more likely to have breast cancer than those without it. Additionally, women with the marker saw their […]