News tagged with breast cancer survivors
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Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, new research suggests. The risk comes from any amount of radiation, starts ...
Cardiology Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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 |
Most people go through life setting goals for themselves. But what happens when a life-altering experience makes those goals become unachievable or even unhealthy?
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 23, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
More than 60 percent of breast cancer survivors report at least one treatment-related complication even six years after their diagnosis, according to a new study led by a researcher from the Perelman School of Medicine at ...
Cancer Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
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 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
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 |
In a paper to be presented at the upcoming HFES 55th Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, human factors/ergonomics researchers will describe WISE, a Web-based tool for breast cancer survivors designed to reduce work disabilities ...
Cancer Sep 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Breast cancer survivors are among the women who could most benefit from regular physical activity, yet few meet national exercise recommendations during the 10 years after being diagnosed, according to a study by researchers ...
Cancer Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Many people survive their cancers, but end up dying of cardiovascular disease (CVD). New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center finds that CVD risk factors may be overlooked during survivorship care.
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cancer survivors who had chest radiation are nearly twice as likely to die in the years after having major heart surgery as similar patients who didn't have radiation, according to research in the American Heart Association ...
Cardiology Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Although previous research has linked alcohol consumption to an increased risk of developing breast cancer, a new study has found that drinking before and after diagnosis does not impact survival from the disease. In fact, ...
Cancer Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The majority of people afflicted with cancer now recover with treatment. Many of these, however, subsequently experience new health problems due to the cancer and/or the treatment. Norwegian researchers want to find out why.
Cancer Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Spending a lot of time watching television after breast cancer diagnosis is not linked to death in these breast cancer survivors. It appears that after accounting for self-reported physical activity levels after diagnosis, ...
Cancer Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0