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Breast cancer mortality lower in women who breastfeed

A new study of women 20 years after undergoing surgery for primary breast cancer shows that breastfeeding for longer than 6 months is associated with a better survival rate. Among breast cancer survivors who breastfed for ...

Aug 31, 2016
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Increasing prevalence of obesity in cancer survivors

(HealthDay)—From 1997 to 2014 the estimated rate of annual increase in obesity prevalence was higher for adults with a history of cancer, according to a study published online July 25 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Aug 01, 2016
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Exercise improves memory in breast cancer survivors

Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity is related to improved subjective memory in breast cancer survivors, who often complain about memory problems, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. It appears the physical activity ...

Jul 08, 2016
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Health and self

When women receive a breast cancer diagnosis they face choices not only about their immediate treatment, but also about how to manage the risk of recurrence. For a growing number of women that involves surgery to remove a ...

Jun 06, 2016
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