Daily meditation: A boon for breast cancer survivors

Practising meditation has a positive physical impact at the cellular level in breast cancer survivors, new research shows.

Diabetes a barrier to breast cancer screening?

Even as women with diabetes are at higher risk of breast cancer, diabetic women get so hassled managing the chronic condition that they often end up leaving other preventative actions, like screening for cancer, to fall by the wayside, a study has found.

Breast cancer can be detected by new urine test technique

A Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher has developed a new screening method that uses urinalysis to diagnose breast cancer - and determine its severity - before it could be detected with a mammogram.

New urine-based test to detect breast cancer

Scientists have developed a new urine-based screening method to diagnose breast cancer and determine its severity even before it can be detected with a mammogram.

New culprit behind breast cancer progression identified

Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered a protein “partner” commonly used by breast cancer cells to unlock genes needed for spreading the disease around the body.

Facts and fictions about breast cancer revealed

There are a lot of misconceptions about what may increase the risk of developing breast cancer, starting from the food we eat to the products we use.

Mammograms may boost breast cancer risk in some women: Study

Mammograms aimed at detecting breast cancer can raise the chances of developing it in some young women, a new study has claimed.

Ultrasound helps catch cancer in higher-risk women

Adding an ultrasound to annual mammograms for women at higher-than-average breast cancer risk helps catch more early-stage tumors -- but also ups the chance that healthy women will get follow-up biopsies unnecessarily, according to a new study.

"Virtual visits" unpopular among breast cancer survivors

Some researchers believe so-called virtual visits might be an option for continuing care.

Elizabeth Hurley fears the worst during mammogram

Actress-model Elizabeth Hurley says she fears the worst at her annual mammogram and "sobs with relief" when doctors give her the all-clear.

Antioxidants tied to mixed effects in breast cancer

Breast cancer patients who take antioxidants may have risk of recurrent cancer.

`Ignore new mammogram guideline`

The former director of the National Institutes of Health is advising women to ignore new guidelines that delay the start of routine mammogram testing for breast cancer.

`Ignore new mammogram guideline`

The former director of the National Institutes of Health is advising women to ignore new guidelines that delay the start of routine mammogram testing for breast cancer.

Mammogram advice raises questions, concerns

For many women, getting a mammogram is already one of life`s more stressful experiences. A panel of Doc`s said breast self-exams do no good, and women shouldn`t be taught to do them.

Mammogram advice raises questions, concerns

For many women, getting a mammogram is already one of life`s more stressful experiences. A panel of Doc`s said breast self-exams do no good, and women shouldn`t be taught to do them.