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Faulty gene spikes prostate cancer risk in men


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) A faulty gene that increases breast cancer risk in women also quadruples the chances of prostate cancer among men, says a recent study. "Until now, there ... Read more...

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Celebrity Giuliana Rancic praises singer Kelly Osbourne


January 1st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) American celebrity Giuliana Rancic has praised singer Kelly Osbourne for helping her during breast cancer surgery.Giuliana explained that Osbourne, 27, has sent words of inspiration through ... Read more...

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Breast implant ’swallowed’ by woman’s body during a Pilates session


December 16th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Baltimore, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors had to carry out a surgery on a woman after her body “swallowed” up her breast implant during a Pilates stretch exercise. Doctors were able to ... Read more...

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Breast reconstruction helps women regain sexual wellness


October 24th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 24 (IANS) Reconstruction of breasts after their whole or partial removal during mastectomy may help women improve their psychosocial and sexual well-being. Mastectomy is the medical term for ... Read more...

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Nanotech to pave way for safer breast implants


October 10th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) There is cheering news for victims of breast cancer who feel disfigured by the partial or complete removal of their breasts.Researchers led by Judit E. ... 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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Wanda Sykes talks about her breast cancer treatment


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Comedienne Wanda Sykes has revealed that she had treatment for breast cancer. When the 47-year-old appeared on Ellen DeGeneres show, she revealed that she had a ... Read more...

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Venezuelan beauty queen pens book on life with breast cancer


March 30th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A former Venezuelan beauty queen has decided to go public about her gruelling battle with breast cancer, by writing a book on it.Eva Ekvall, a former Miss ... Read more...

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Facebook bans breast cancer survivor’s photo of reconstructed breasts


March 9th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook has blocked a breast cancer survivor after she published a photo of her reconstructed breasts following her operation.Melissa Tullett, from Rochester, Kent, had ... Read more...

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Daughter made me more comfortable with my chest: Christina Applegate


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 23 (ANI): Christina Applegate has said that her newborn baby has helped her 'abandon resentments' that she has held since undergoing a double mastectomy after a breast cancer diagnosis. The ... Read more...

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Ex Miss Venezuela’s book on her breast cancer battle breaks taboos


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 22 (ANI): Former Miss Venezuela Eva Ekvall's book on her battle with breast cancer has encouraged other women to seek breast examinations.Ekvall, 27, who is featured in a new book ... Read more...

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UK breast surgeon faces probe after ‘cleavage-saving’ op leaves cancer behind


February 18th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): A top surgeon in Britain, who carried out dozens of "cleavage-sparing" mastectomies, has come under investigation after one patient contracted breast cancer again.Ian Paterson left small amounts of ... Read more...

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Christina Applegate says daughter healed her after breast cancer battle


February 17th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Actress Christina Applegate has revealed that her daughter 'healed' her following her battle with breast cancer.The Anchorman actress overcame the illness in 2009 after undergoing a double mastectomy.Applegate ... Read more...

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Lymph node removal ‘not always needed in early-stage breast cancer’


February 9th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Scientists have found that women with early-stage breast cancer may not need to have surgery to remove cancerous lymph nodes in the armpit.They discovered that certain women with ... Read more...

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Brit great-grandma beats cancer 5 times to celebrate 100th birthday


January 21st, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): A feisty great-grandmother in the UK has beaten cancer five times and is still going strong. She celebrated her 100th birthday recently.Ellen McDonald had endured several operations in ... Read more...

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Personality traits affect quality of life following breast reconstruction


January 4th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that certain personality traits are linked to higher quality-of-life scores in breast cancer patients, who undergo breast reconstruction after mastectomy.Dr. Silvio Bellino and colleagues of ... Read more...

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Mistletoe helps kiss cancer side-effects goodbye


December 19th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Mistletoe 'magic' may seal romance, bestow fertility and bring peace to warring spouses, according to folklore. Now the plant has also been credited with the power of healing, ... 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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A moving account of fighting and living with breast cancer (IANS Book Review)


November 29th, 2010 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
By Ranjana Narayan Book: The Red Devil - To Hell With Cancer - and Back; Author: Katherine Russell Rich; Category: Non fiction; Publisher: Tranquebar; Price: Rs: 275.Author Katherine Russell Rich's account of her ... Read more...

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Facebook allows breast cancer survivor’s scar pictures


November 25th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Facebook has retracted its controversial decision to ban a breast cancer survivor from posting the pictures of her scars on the social networking website, saying it supports ... 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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Less Invasive Breast cancer surgery gives new hope for patients


September 25th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers from United States and Canada says breast cancer patients could just have some selected lymph nodes removed and they will fare just as well as those that ... Read more...

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Fat stem cells for breast reconstruction safe when cancer is dormant


September 17th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has suggested that fat-derived stem cells can be safely used to aid reconstruction of breast tissue after mastectomy as ... Read more...

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American Female, Who Underwent Avoidable Mastectomy, To Attain $198,000 As Part Of A Resolution


August 11th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 11, 2010 (Just Flashed): A female named Ana Jimenez-Salgado had submitted herself to a double mastectomy. Nevertheless, to her dismay, she subsequently understood that she was not plagued by breast ... Read more...

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Breast cancer test not as helpful


August 5th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Breast cancer screening may not be as useful as thought because in some cases, where the disease does not need treatment as it can heal itself or is ... Read more...

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Martyn Lenoble And Christina Applegate To Welcome Their First Child


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, July 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Musician Martyn Lenoble and his actress fiancee Christina Applegate are all set to welcome their first child together. A representative of the celebrity couple ... Read more...

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Christina Applegate pregnant with first child


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): American actress Christina Applegate is pregnant with fiance musician Martyn Lenoble's baby, her rep has revealedThe 38-year-old actress and Lenoble got engaged on Valentine's Day this year after ... Read more...

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Facebook no to nude doll pic


July 5th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 5 (IANS) Facebook has threatened to take action against an Australian jeweller for posting pictures of an exquisite nude porcelain doll posing with her works. Victoria Buckley, who owns a ... Read more...

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Exercise preserves freedom of movement following breast cancer surgery


June 16th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A study has found that exercise can help patients maintain shoulder movement and minimize loss of arm or shoulder function after breast cancer surgery.The new Cochrane review ... Read more...

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Radiation therapy after mastectomy ups breast cancer survival rates


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Postmastectomy radiation therapy (PMRT) improves breast cancer survival, a new study has found.PMRT for some breast cancer patients can lower recurrence risk by nearly 30 percent and increase ... Read more...

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Georgia Woman Loses Breast To Spider Bite


May 25th, 2010 - 3:24 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman from Paulding County Georgia was rushed to the hospital, and awoke to find out that she was in ICU and had lost her left breast, but ... Read more...

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Jenn Lyon Remembered On Sets Of “Survivor”


May 17th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jennifer Lyon, better known as Jen Lyon to close friends and family sadly passed away on the 19th of January this year. Though the television star ... Read more...

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Vanessa Redgrave’s sister Lynn dies at age 67


May 4th, 2010 - 2:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Vanessa Redgrave’s sister Lynn Redgrave has died. She was 67 years old. Her death was confirmed by her publicist Rick Miramontez. She said that ... Read more...

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Sharon Osbourne Wants Implants To Be Removed


April 20th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Women opt for breast implants for various reasons. There are some women who are not happy with their bust size they have got and want to ... Read more...

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Christina Applegate engaged to rocker boyfriend Martyn LeNoble


April 18th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Apr 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American actress Christina Applegate is engaged to her rocker boyfriend Martyn LeNoble. This news was also confirmed by Christina’s representative, in a statement which said that, ... Read more...

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