News tagged with breast cancer survivors
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New research links loneliness to a number of dysfunctional immune responses, suggesting that being lonely has the potential to harm overall health.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 19, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (12) | 2 |
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
First study on long-term cognitive effects of breast cancer CMF chemotherapy finds subtle impairment
Dutch investigators have reported that women who received CMF chemotherapy (a combination regimen including the drugs cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, and 5-fluorouracil) for breast cancer between 1976 and 1995 scored worse ...
Cancer Feb 27, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Younger women with breast cancer experience a decrease in their health-related quality of life (QOL), associated with increased psychological distress, weight gain, a decline in their physical activity, infertility and early ...
Cancer Jan 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Eating cruciferous vegetables after breast cancer diagnosis was associated with improved survival among Chinese women, according to results presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2012, held here March 31 - April 4.
Cancer Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A few weeks ago, the Mayo Clinic made an intriguing announcement: One of its scientists had discovered a possible way to prevent ovarian and breast cancer with vaccines. And Mayo was ready to start testing them in people.
Cancer Sep 29, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Patients who have received high doses of chemotherapy may find it harder to express themselves verbally, according to new research from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Speech difficulties ...
Cancer Sep 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Mammography done yearly or every two years to detect new or recurrent tumors after surgery appears to prolong the lives of breast cancer survivors, according to a large new evidence review.
Cancer Sep 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Exercise has given Lu-Ann Doria more energy, confidence and strength. It may also help her stay cancer-free, doctors say.
Cancer Nov 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women recently diagnosed with breast cancer have higher survival rates than those diagnosed in previous decades, according to the American Cancer Society. However, survivors continue to face health challenges after their ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A recent study conducted by researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., has found that female cancer survivors receiving screening mammography have "worse health behaviors" ...
Cancer Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
African-American breast cancer survivors were satisfied with their cancer treatment, but most were never offered clinical trials opportunities or support services during or after their treatment, according to a study by a ...
Cancer May 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
This year, more than 230,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and nearly 40,000 women will not survive their battle with cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. New research from the University of Missouri ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 02, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 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