breast cancer

The density of breasts affects how well a mammogram can detect cancerous tissues. (Photo: Penn State)The density of breasts affects how well a mammogram can detect cancerous tissues. (Photo: Penn State)

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Breast Density Can Affect Cancer Screenings When it comes to breast cancer screening, the density of breasts affects how well a mammogram can detect cancerous tissues. That’s why 21 states have adopted laws requiring radiologists to include information about breast density in
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A study found that fasting longer overnight decreases the risk of developing breast cancer. (Photo: Jean-Paul Chassenet/Getty Images)

Study Results

Midnight Snacks Could Cause Breast Cancer A decrease in the amount of time spent eating and an increase in overnight fasting reduces glucose levels and may reduce the risk of breast cancer among women, report University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers in
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A good time to get a mammogram or other screenings. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Breast Cancer Awareness

Information Is Power for High Risk Women Now that medical professionals have identified gene mutations that predispose for breast cancer, patients can take proactive steps to reduce their risk. Many cases of breast cancer seem to have no genetic link, but people with a strong
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