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Low-Fat Diet Could Be a Weapon Against Breast Cancer – U.S. News & World Report

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Low-Fat Diet Could Be a Weapon Against Breast Cancer  U.S. News & World Report A Low-Fat Diet May Lower the Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer  TIME Lower-fat diet reduces risk of dying from breast cancer, study says  Washington Post Low-fat diet helps reduce risk of dying from breast cancer, study finds  NBCNews.com Low-fat… Read More »

Breast Surgeons Issue New Mammogram Guidelines

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The largest organization representing U.S. breast surgeons is issuing new screening guidelines, advising women at average risk to begin annual mammograms at age 40. Those guidelines differ from advisories from the influential U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), which moved first mammogram screening… Read More »

Reports of Breast Implant Illnesses Prompt Federal Review

Reports from thousands of women that breast implants are causing problems like debilitating joint pain and fatigue, claims long dismissed by the medical profession, are receiving new attention from the Food and Drug Administration and researchers. This may be a long-awaited moment of validation for tens of thousands of women who have been brushed off… Read More »

Quebec warns of cancer risk to women with textured breast implants

MONTREAL — The Quebec Health Department wants the thousands of women in the province who have received textured breast implants since 1995 to be warned of a potential cancer risk. The government has asked the province’s hospitals and clinics to contact all patients who received that specific type of implant in the last 24 years… Read More »

At Risk for Breast Cancer? Your Race Matters

Print this page FRIDAY, Jan. 18, 2019 — Black women at risk of breast cancer may face a disadvantage because of racial disparities in health care, a small new study suggests. Ohio State University researchers interviewed 30 white and 20 black women at high risk for breast cancer due to family history and other factors.… Read More »