Having a very high or low body-mass index or high waist-to-hip ratio raises the risk of death among breast cancer patients, but this association varies some by race and ethnicity, a new study suggests.
Recent studies confirm previous findings that estrogen-alone therapy may actually reduce the incidence of breast cancer in certain women. Theses finding seems confusing because estrogen is recognized to stimulate breast cancer growth in some patients.
ACOG Recommends Annual Mammograms Begin at Age 40 Years Mammography screening should be offered annually to women beginning at age 40 years, according to new breast cancer screening guidelines issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). The new Practice Bulletin, entitled “Breast Cancer Screening,” is published in the August 2011 issue of…Read the Rest of Article