breast cancer risk

Soy, broccoli may cut breast cancer treatment's side effects

Higher soy intake was also associated with less reported fatigue. 

Dec 11, 2017, 18:41 PM IST

Weight loss - A potential treatment for breast cancer

Excess weight raises the risk of breast cancer as fat cells produce hormones that help drive tumours.

Dec 09, 2017, 16:05 PM IST

80% women at high risk of breast cancer decline to get screened: Study

 Early detection has been shown to be associated with reduced breast cancer morbidity and mortality.

Oct 29, 2017, 14:43 PM IST

Women, take note! Statins may reduce breast cancer risk

The findings showed that compared to those without high cholesterol, patients with high cholesterol had a 45 per cent reduced risk of breast cancer, and if they did develop breast cancer, a 40 per cent reduced the chance of death.

Aug 29, 2017, 13:35 PM IST

Hormone replacement therapies may up breast cancer risk

Therapies that boost female hormones could cause specialised cancer cells to induce growth and to spread to other parts of the body, a study in the US showed.

Jul 13, 2017, 17:44 PM IST

Ladies, take note! Consuming 7 or more alcoholic beverages per week increases breast cancer risk

Previous studies have already established alcohol as a risk factor for breast cancer, however, most of those studies have been conducted in predominantly white populations.

May 02, 2017, 00:31 AM IST

Ladies, take note! Commonly found chemical in plastics may increase breast cancer belligerence

The researchers studied the effects of BPS on estrogen receptor-alpha and the BRCA1 gene.

Apr 02, 2017, 20:25 PM IST

Breast cancer: Taking contraceptives, colouring hair increase your risk

A new study suggests that dying hair or using hormonal contraceptives may increase the risk of breast cancer among women.

Mar 10, 2017, 13:25 PM IST

Artificial intelligence that can help predict breast cancer risk faster

The computer software intuitively translates patient charts into diagnostic information at 30 times human speed and with 99 per cent accuracy, the researchers reported in a paper published online in the journal Cancer.

Aug 30, 2016, 15:29 PM IST

Stick to '5:2 diet' to cut breast cancer risk!

The Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention study found that following a low-calorie diet for two days per week or a 5:2 dietcan lead to cancer-preventing changes in the breast tissue.

Jun 20, 2016, 15:53 PM IST

Chemical exposure to foetal mammary gland can up breast cancer risk

The findings of the animal study showed that BPA directly affects the mammary gland of mouse embryos.

Apr 03, 2016, 12:37 PM IST

Eating carrots daily can reduce breast cancer risk by 60%

The research found women with high levels of vitamins called carotenes, which can also be found in vegetables like spinach and red peppers, in their blood faced a lower risk of developing certain types of breast cancer.

Feb 27, 2016, 18:03 PM IST

Sugary Western diet ups breast cancer risk, says study

Previous studies have shown that dietary sugar intake has an impact on breast cancer development, with inflammation thought to play a role.

Jan 01, 2016, 19:01 PM IST

Most women unaware of alcohol's role in breast cancer

Most of the women were unable to name any risk factors for breast cancer at all.

Nov 03, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

American Cancer Society eases mammogram guidelines

The society, which has for years taken the most aggressive approach to screening, issued new guidelines yesterday, recommending that women with an average risk of breast cancer start having mammograms at 45 and continue once a year until 54, then every other year for as long as they are healthy and likely to live another 10 years.

Oct 21, 2015, 14:47 PM IST

Breast cancer: Lose weight to lower your risk

Being overweight doesn't just make you feel upset and frustrated. It can also have serious implications on your health. And one such ill effect of being obese is breast cancer.

Oct 05, 2015, 11:04 AM IST

Breast cancer: Top five ways to reduce your risk!

While researchers and health experts are still not certain how to prevent breast cancer, maintaining healthy habits can help reduce your risk.

Sep 14, 2015, 10:15 AM IST

Natural compound can cut breast cancer risk

A natural compound found in herbs such as parsley and vegetables like celery and broccoli could reduce the breast cancer risk for women who have undegone hormone replacement therapy.

Sep 11, 2015, 15:02 PM IST

Fasting reduces breast cancer risk

Overnight fasting may reduce the risk of breast cancer among women, says a study.

Apr 21, 2015, 15:29 PM IST

Smoking and genetics can boost mother's chances to have twins: Study

A new study has revealed that African American mothers who smoke and have a specific genetic profile can boost their chances to have twins.

Apr 19, 2015, 15:07 PM IST