What You Should Do If You Have Dense Breast Tissue

Dense breast tissue is one of the known risk factors for breast cancer. Higher density does not just enhance the risk of cancer, but is also makes it tougher to…

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What You Should Know About Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women and the second leading cause of cancer death, exceeded only by lung cancer in 1985. One woman in eight who lives…

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Breast Cancer Genes: Preventative Chemotherapy – Is It Really A Game-Changing Breakthrough?

The British media has seen a flurry of excitement since the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published guidelines on 25th June 2013, announcing that “Women with a…

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Using Diet and Herbal Supplements to Fight Breast Cancer

A diagnosis of breast cancer is one of the most frightening, and life changing events for any woman and her family. Though available treatments continue to improve, and survival rates…

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Breast Cancer and Battlestar Galactica

In October of last year, I was diagnosed with breast cancer and rushed into surgery three days later. Thus began a journey that would change my perceptions of what’s important,…

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Breast Cancer Screening Saves Lives

There has been a lot of debate in the last few years on the benefits, risks and limitations associated with routine breast exams. Some of the reports out today are…

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The Not so Lonely Road of Breast Cancer

Many women of today’s biggest fear is breast cancer. With staggering statistics of over a million women each year being diagnosed each year, it is not hard to understand why…

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Breast Cancer and Reiki

The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2006, about 212,900 women in the U.S. will learn they have invasive breast cancer. American women have a 1 in 8 chance of…

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Ovarian Cancer: More Deadly Than Breast Cancer

A few years ago I was asked if I knew what the most deadly gynecologic cancer was and I answered “Well, breast cancer of course.” Oh, how I was wrong….

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Alternative Treatments for Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of death by cancer among women. Most women realize the importance of knowing about this type of cancer, finding out early if they have…

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