Health News

A Look at Women's Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions
Many women with early-stage breast cancer may consider aggressive treatment choices, a new study found.
New Breast Cancer Rx Class Gets Good Review
A new class of breast cancer medications appeared to have manageable side effects for most patients, according to a new study.
New Rx May Keep Breast Cancer Away
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication meant to prevent breast cancer from returning.
Why Some Women Don't Take Their Breast Cancer Rx
Some women who faced a high risk of breast cancer did not take a preventive medication because they confused symptoms of aging with side effects, a new study found.
An Update on Advanced Breast Cancer
The number of women living with distant advanced breast cancer is increasing, according to a new study.
The Test That Could Save Women's Lives
Many women who had a raised risk of breast and ovarian cancer were not being tested for a gene that signifies a much higher cancer risk, a new study found.
New Breast Cancer Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat breast cancer.
Keeping Breast Cancer from Coming Back
Physical activity may be the most important lifestyle choice in helping to keep breast cancer from coming back, according to a new study.
The Problem with False Positives
Women who receive a false positive result on a mammogram screening may be more likely to skip or delay their next screening, according to a new study. And that could put their health at risk.
Breast Cancer: The Effect of Side Effects
Around half of women undergoing treatment for early stage breast cancer reported severe side effects, according to a new study.