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Alternative Therapies and Breast Cancer
Alternative Therapies and Breast Cancer
Alternative therapies, sometimes also known as complementary therapies, may provide women fighting breast cancer with a better quality of life. This article discusses…...
Breast Cancer and Family History
Breast Cancer and Family History
A family history of breast cancer may increase a woman’s risk of developing the disease. This article discusses significant family histories of breast cancer and…...
Breast Cancer and Men
Breast Cancer and Men
Breast cancer affects approximately 300 men per year in the United Kingdom. This article discusses the anatomy of the male breast, detecting breast cancer in men,…...
Breast Cancer and Menopause
Breast Cancer and Menopause
The menopause tends to occur around the same time that breast cancer becomes more common in women. This article discusses the menopause, symptoms of the menopause,…...
Breast Cancer and Nutrition
Breast Cancer and Nutrition
While there is thought to be a link between diet and the development of breast cancer, taking care to ensure proper nutrition both during treatment for breast cancer…...
Breast Cancer Glossary
Breast Cancer Glossary
Breast cancer often seems to come with its own language. This article defines terms that are often used in discussions of breast cancer....
Breast Cancer Risk Factors
Breast Cancer Risk Factors
Breast cancer risk factors are just that, factors that may increase the risk of developing the disease. This article discusses several known breast cancer risk factors…...
Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer
Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer
Breast reconstructions are not medical necessities, but many women prefer to have them following the removal of their own breast(s). This article discusses surgical…...
Breast Screening and Implants
Breast Screening and Implants
Women with implants can still benefit from breast screenings via mammograms. This article discusses mammograms and implants, mammograms and implant care and implants…...
Choosing to Have a Breast Prosthesis
Choosing to Have a Breast Prosthesis
Wearing a breast prosthesis is common after surgery to treat breast cancer. This article discusses why women may choose prostheses, different types of breast…...
Common Breast Cancer Questions
Common Breast Cancer Questions
Most women are aware of breast cancer, but not everyone knows about the many different facets of this disease. This article offers some basic answers to common…...
Diagnosing Breast Cancer
Diagnosing Breast Cancer
Diagnosing breast cancer is a logical process. This article describes the process by which breast cancer is found and diagnosed from breast self exam to clinical…...
Fundraising Ideas for Breast Cancer Support
Fundraising Ideas for Breast Cancer Support
Fundraising ideas for breast cancer support are only limited by your imagination. This article discusses a variety of ideas for fundraising including theme days,…...
How Is Breast Cancer Treated?
How Is Breast Cancer Treated?
How breast cancer is treated depends upon the type of breast cancer, the stage of breast cancer and the grade of breast cancer present. This article discusses these…...
How Was Tamoxifen Discovered?
How Was Tamoxifen Discovered?
The story of the development of Tamoxifen is an interesting illustration of how a very useful drug almost never saw the light of day....
Possible Signs of Breast Cancer
Possible Signs of Breast Cancer
Women themselves discover the vast majority of early warning signs of breast cancer. This article discusses possible signs of breast cancer, how to catch them via…...
Pregnancy and Breast Cancer
Pregnancy and Breast Cancer
There are several links between breast cancer and pregnancy, but each woman’s experience of pregnancy, and breast cancer, will be unique. This article discusses some…...
Radiotherapy and Breast Cancer
Radiotherapy and Breast Cancer
A course of radiotherapy is often used as a back up following surgery to treat breast cancer, though it may be used on its own as well. This article discusses…...
Secondary Breast Cancer Advice and Information
Secondary Breast Cancer Advice and Information
Secondary breast cancer occurs when breast cancer cells travel to other organs or tissues and contribute to a new, cancerous tumour. This article discusses secondary…...
Supporting Loved Ones With Breast Cancer
Supporting Loved Ones With Breast Cancer
Supporting a loved one with breast cancer can take many forms. This article discusses gathering information, offering support, and being there for women who have been…...
Testing for the Breast Cancer Gene
Testing for the Breast Cancer Gene
Today there are four main genes associated with breast cancer: BRCA1, BRCA2, TP53 and PTEN. This article discusses these genes and how and why women might test for them....
Types of Breast Cancer
Types of Breast Cancer
There are many types of breast cancer, but the most common originate in the ducts or lobules of the breast and are either in situ or invasive. This article discusses…...
What Is a Lumpectomy?
What Is a Lumpectomy?
A lumpectomy is a common surgical procedure to treat breast cancer. This gives basic answers to some frequently asked questions about lumpectomies....
What Is a Mastectomy?
What Is a Mastectomy?
A mastectomy is a common surgical procedure to treat breast cancer. This article discusses the types of mastectomies available today, when mastectomies may be…...
What Is Breast Cancer?
What Is Breast Cancer?
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the United Kingdom. This article offers basic information on breast cancer, detecting breast cancer, preventing breast…...
What is Herceptin?
What is Herceptin?
Herceptin is a relatively new drug that is used to treat breast cancer, which binds to growth factor receptors on the tumour surface to slow down its growth....
What is Triple Negative Breast Cancer?
What is Triple Negative Breast Cancer?
Triple negative breast cancer describes breast cancers that do not express receptors for the two sex hormones oestrogen and progesterone, or the HER-2 receptors....
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