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Women born to older mothers may develop breast cancer


February 7th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Girls born to mothers over 39 years and women who were taller and thinner than the average girl prior to puberty faced higher chances of developing ... Read more...

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Breast cancer scares Elizabeth Hurley


October 18th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Hurley says she is terrified of getting breast cancer.The 46-year-old, who undergoes regular screening for the disease which killed her grandmother, normally thinks rationally ... Read more...

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Giuliana Rancic diagnosed with breast cancer


October 17th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reality television star Giuliana Rancic has revealed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Though she admitted being nervous regarding the diagnosis, the 36-year-old believes ... Read more...

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Ellen DeGeneres: Wanda Sykes Reveals Breast Cancer


September 27th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ellen started her show off by sharing some of the new fashion trends for the new Fall season. Monochromatic is in, as is high school varsity jackets on ... Read more...

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Women’s breast riddled with metal by mistake


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers inadvertently left hundreds of tiny particles in the breasts of about thirty women who underwent breast cancer study. The particles were in a device used ... Read more...

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Annual breast cancer screening starting at age 40 cuts mastectomy risk


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Researchers have said that having a yearly mammogram greatly reduces the risk of mastectomy following breast cancer in women between the ages of 40 and 50."The results of ... Read more...

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New scanner device developed to detect breast cancer in seconds


October 29th, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new and more compact version of a breast scanner have been developed to aid in the detection of breast cancer.The new device uses radio waves ... Read more...

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When White House didn’t mind the f-word


October 28th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 28 (IANS) A young Canadian woman's offensive F*** Cancer campaign to create awareness about the deadly disease is raising eyebrows as well as support for her mission in ... Read more...

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Dense boobs linked to breast cancer return


October 8th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Patients with a very early form of breast cancer (ductal carcinoma in situ or DCIS) who have higher mammographic density may be at increased risk for subsequent breast ... Read more...

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For women 40 can be a fabulous age - here’s how


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 2 (ANI): Life does kick in at 40. Modern trends in lifestyle have shown that women in 40s are confident, successful and leading a great life - mentally and physically. ... Read more...

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Martina Navratilona diagnosed with breast cancer


April 8th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The legendary tennis player Martina Navratilona has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Fortunately the diagnosis is not grim, as her cancer was detected in the early ... Read more...

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Soon, simple blood test to detect breast cancer


April 6th, 2010 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Scientists have developed a simple blood test that is capable of detecting breast cancer in women before it can be detected by standard screening methods. Normal breast screening ... Read more...

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Polish mammogram campaign slammed for encouraging molestation


March 24th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 24 (ANI): A Polish hospital's drive promoting mammograms to diagnose breast cancer has been slammed for being sexist and encouraging molestation.In the past few months, the Opole cancer hospital ... Read more...

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New Mammogram guidelines are a concern for worry


November 17th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A government task force said on Monday that most women don't need mammograms in their 40s at all, and should get one every two years when ... Read more...

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Breast density linked to increased cancer recurrence risk


November 9th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Women treated for breast cancer are at higher risk of cancer recurrence if they have dense breasts, according to a new study.The study's results indicate that breast cancer ... Read more...

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Implants don’t increase woman’s breast cancer risk


October 21st, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Getting breast implants does not increase a woman's breast cancer risk or interfere in detection procedure, say researchers from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Centre"The ... Read more...

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Now, a ‘molecular imaging’ technique for breast cancer screening


July 25th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester have developed a less expensive "molecular imaging" technique for detecting cancer in dense breast tissue using radioactive tracers.Although mammography is quite ... Read more...

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There’s more to virtual game ‘Second Life’ than just sex, say experts


May 26th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Virtual reality game 'Second Life' is not just about sex and pornography, it also educates its users about a wide range of health related problems, according to researchers ... Read more...

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Early detection of second breast cancers ”can halve death risk”


March 18th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A group of international researchers have shown that breast cancer sufferers who go into remission but then have their cancer return are at up to half the ... Read more...

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Betty Ford Still Inspires Women Everywhere


March 18th, 2009 - 12:58 am ICT by GD
Betty Ford was different from all the First Ladies who had gone before her, and those to follow her. She had advocated the women's rights movement even when White House advisors ... Read more...

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Mammography most effective one year after breast cancer treatment


November 26th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 26 (ANI): The recipients of breast cancer therapy may not require a follow-up mammogram until 12 months after radiation, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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Now, a do-it-yourself device for breast cancer detection


July 31st, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 31 (ANI): Women in Scotland can now carry out breast cancer checks in the four walls of their house, thanks to a new device developed with the help ... Read more...

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