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Breast Imaging With 25X Less Radiation
More is being learned about the effects of radiation we’re exposed to with everything from dental X-rays to CT scanning. Lots of common medical testing delivers radiation exposure. A new technology may be an excellent resolution to these problems.
Breast Cancer Fattens Up With Fat Cells
You probably know that obesity is a risk factor for breast cancer. And if you don’t, you know now. New science shows that breast cancer loves a substance in fat cells.
Breast Cancer Detection 2.0
While mammograms are the only clinically proven method of detecting breast cancer, they are far from fool-proof.  New technology currently being studied may offer better, more accurate assessments.
Hey Guys, It's Male Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The incidence of breast cancer in men remains quite low and so does awareness of the disease. Yet the most common cancer in women does show up in men who need to be on the lookout for breast changes...too.
Screening for Breast Cancer
In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness month, dailyRx spoke with one of the nation's leading experts in the area of breast cancer screenings.
Baldness Treatments Linked to Male Breast Cancer
According to Health Canada, the Canadian equivalent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a popular treatment for baldness has been associated with male breast cancer.
Blood Test for Breast Cancer Patients
Every breast cancer is as unique as the patient who has it. Understanding how the cancer progresses is key to making effective treatment decisions.
FDA Rules Mammography Still Best Screening Tool
There has been a tremendous amount of confusion about breast cancer screening in recent years. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ruled on one controversy - thermography vs. mammography.
Anti-Inflammatory Drug Also an Anti-Cancer Drug?
Inflammation is thought to play a role in the development and growth of cancer. Researchers have now discovered that treating inflammation may help fight breast cancer.
Is There an Expiration Date on Breast Cancer Medications?
After chemotherapy, surgery and/or radiation, most breast cancer survivors take medications for at least 5 years to prevent the dreaded disease from returning. That may change.