News tagged with breast cancer survivors
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The cost of lung cancer to the UK economy is £2.4 billion each year, far higher than the cost of any other cancer. This highlights the urgent need to continue to reduce the number of young people who become ...
Cancer Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hispanic breast cancer survivors who considered their English-language proficiency as limited were less likely to rate their own health as good, very good or excellent, according to data presented at the Fifth AACR Conference ...
Cancer Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A project based at The University of Queensland is helping women who have survived breast cancer to lose weight and live healthier, longer lives.
Cancer Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Nearly 40 percent of breast cancer survivors suffer from lymphedema, a chronic condition that causes body limbs to swell from fluid buildup, as a result of lymph node removal and radiation therapy. A cure ...
Cancer Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A simple form of mindful meditation can help breast cancer survivors stave off the symptoms of depression, new research suggests. But the potential benefits don't stop there.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—More than 40 percent of older breast cancer survivors are insufficiently active after leaving a supervised program. But new research shows that those women who developed behavioral skills such as self-confidence ...
Cancer Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new Indiana University study is the first of its kind to show it may be possible to improve memory and thought process speed among breast cancer survivors.
Cancer Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women treated for breast cancer after menopause with aromatase inhibitors have very high levels of sexual difficulties, including low interest, insufficient lubrication, and pain with intercourse. It is an important and underestimated ...
Cancer Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Even after cancer patients beat their disease, many still grapple with health issues related to their treatments, including cardiovascular and bone problems. But, survivors often say it's unclear ...
Cancer Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in Edmonton and Calgary want to recruit 1,500 breast cancer patients over the next decade to find out how exercise and fitness affects cancer survival and recovery.
Cancer Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new survey released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows that 89 percent of women want to see what breast reconstruction surgery results would look like before undergoing treatment ...
Other Aug 21, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
One in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.
Cancer Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Girls who receive radiation to the chest to treat childhood cancer, even those getting lower doses, have a high risk of developing breast cancer at a young age, according to a new study.
Cancer Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Breast cancer survivors who participate in competitive sports can reduce their risk of relapse and improve their heart function, a new study suggests.
Cancer Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The number of people within our community who have survived cancer is increasing. But a recent Victorian study has shown that not all survivors are embracing good health.
Cancer May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0