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NEWS Chemo killing up to half of cancer patients in first month

September 7th 2016

Chemotherapy is killing up to half of all breast and lung cancer patients within the first month of treatment—although the drug is never cited as the cause of death, the first-ever study into the lethal effects of the drug has discovered.

NEWS Common virus could increase cancer risk

September 5th 2016

The Epstein-Barr virus—one of the most common infections in the world—seems to increase the risk for several cancers, including breast cancer. The virus changes cells in the breast that could lead to cancer decades later, scientists surmise.

NEWS HRT can triple breast cancer risk

August 24th 2016

If you’re suffering through the menopause, think twice before you turn to HRT (hormone replacement therapy): it really does increase your risk of breast cancer. Women who take it for a long time triple their risk, a major new study has discovered.

FEATURE Bad-mouthing

May 2016 (Vol. 1 Issue 3) /

Evidence increasingly shows that bad teeth and gums may be a major cause of a number of diseases—from heart disease and diabetes to cancer

NEWS Healthy diet protects older women from deadly breast cancer

April 20th 2016

Older women who follow a low-fat diet—eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables—dramatically reduce their chances of getting deadly breast cancer. Even if they do develop the disease, they’re far more likely to survive it.

NEWS Omega-3s lower breast cancer risk in post-menopausal women

March 3rd 2016

Post-menopausal women can lower their risk of breast cancer by taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements. Their anti-inflammatory properties are as powerful as drugs, new research has found.

NEWS Bad teeth and gums linked to breast cancer

January 6th 2016 /

If you have poor gums and teeth, you’re more likely to suffer from heart disease, diabetes and a range of cancers—and now researchers have discovered there’s also an association with breast cancer.

FEATURE What every woman should know about HRT

January 2016 (Vol. 26 Issue 10) /

Hormone replacement therapy has suddenly come in from the cold. After years of being associated with cancer, it has recently been redeemed as a safe treatment for the menopause. But what is the truth behind this multibillion-dollar treatment?

NEWS Cancer does feed off sugar, two new studies confirm

December 15th 2015

More evidence if more was needed that cancer feeds off sugar has come from two new studies.

NEWS Start mammograms later, they're picking up just 5 breast cancers in 10,000, says cancer group

October 22nd 2015

Women are being asked to have a mammogram test for breast cancer too early

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