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Drug that treats breast cancer found to prevent it, tooupdated: Sat Jun 04 2011 21:35:00

Doctors and patients have a new tool to prevent breast cancer: A drug that is already approved for the treatment of the disease.

Is chemo causing my hands to shake?updated: Wed Mar 31 2010 08:38:00

How many, if any, cases of nervous system disorders have been reported because of A-C breast cancer chemotherapy? I'm 45 and had treatment at 39 and 40. I now experience a very exaggerated amount of shaking of the hands.

Soy may benefit breast cancer survivors, study saysupdated: Tue Dec 08 2009 16:27:00

Women with breast cancer who eat more soy are less likely to die or have a recurrence of cancer than women who eat few or no soy products, according to a new study.

Does tamoxifen affect the patient's weight?updated: Wed Nov 18 2009 09:16:00

How does tamoxifen affect weight? Can one expect weight loss after the prescription is over? Thanks.

Drugs help prevent breast cancer but pose risks tooupdated: Fri Sep 18 2009 12:19:00

Women at high risk of breast cancer can often lower that risk by taking medication, including drugs like tamoxifen or the osteoporosis drug raloxifene (Evista).

Breastfeeding and cancer riskupdated: Tue Aug 11 2009 15:13:00

Researchers find breastfeeding reduces the risk of breast cancer in high-risk women. CNN's Melissa Long reports.

Breast-feeding may protect at-risk women from breast cancerupdated: Tue Aug 11 2009 15:13:00

Women with a family history of breast cancer may have a new weapon against the disease: breast-feeding. In a new study of more than 60,000 women, nursing a baby for at least three months cut the risk of breast cancer in half for those who had a family history of the disease. David Epstein: What's on the shelves at GNC?updated: Wed May 13 2009 15:35:00

Dr. Todd Schlifstein, a New York-based sports rehabilitation medicine expert, who testified before Congress during its steroid hearings in 2008, is trolling the aisles of a GNC in Manhattan. He is trying to figure out exactly what is being sold.

Keeping your breasts healthy at every ageupdated: Tue Mar 11 2008 10:28:00

Let's face it: There's no body part women obsess about more than breasts -- their size, shape, sag factor, and whether those strange pains stem from monthly PMS hormones or something more ominous, like breast cancer. Men's Breasts: No Joking Matter updated: Wed Sep 19 2007 16:00:00

A new report says gynecomastia, or male breasts, occurs in nearly half of all men. But most of the time, it's nothing to worry about

Searching for new therapies for bipolar disorderupdated: Mon Sep 03 2007 05:56:00

Scientists are testing seasickness patches and other surprising options in a challenging search for new ways to treat the crushing depression and uncontrolled mania of bipolar disorder.

CNNMoney: Benefits seen in Lilly breast cancer drugupdated: Fri Jul 20 2007 00:44:00

Eli Lilly & Co.'s osteoporosis drug Evista reduces the risk of breast cancer in some patients, but at a cost of an increased risk of serious side effects, regulatory reviewers said in documents released Friday.

Business 2.0: The gene screenupdated: Tue Oct 10 2006 18:02:00

This summer retired computer consultant Carleton Neville went online, took out his credit card, and ordered a $500 colon cancer test from DNA Direct, a San Francisco genetic-testing service.

This week in the medical journalsupdated: Thu Jun 01 2006 13:51:00

Despite the Memorial Day holiday, there was no rest for obesity researchers in the major medical journals.

This week in the medical journalsupdated: Thu Apr 20 2006 13:50:00

Unexpected benefit

This week in the medical journalsupdated: Thu Dec 22 2005 12:38:00

An eclectic week

This week in the medical journalsupdated: Thu Aug 11 2005 15:20:00

Smaller tumors, better outcomes

This week in the medical journalsupdated: Thu May 19 2005 11:33:00

Better care for women cited

Fortune: A Woman's Greatest Fearupdated: Mon Apr 15 2002 00:01:00

Coronary heart disease kills almost six times more women than breast cancer does. Even so, if you ask a woman what disease she's most afraid of, her answer will likely be breast cancer.

Fortune: Are Mammograms Worth It? Breast-cancer screeningupdated: Mon Jan 07 2002 00:01:00

For all the pink ribbons and breast-cancer walks, how much progress has society really made in detecting and battling breast cancer, a disease that strikes one in eight women? Not as much as you th...

Fortune: Hot Flash! Hormones Have Risks Menopauseupdated: Mon Jan 07 2002 00:01:00

When Leslie Wallace began having symptoms of menopause five years ago, her doctor prescribed Prempro, a combination of the hormones estrogen and progestin (synthetic progesterone). She wanted relie...

Money Magazine: Women May Have To Wait For Tamoxifenupdated: Mon Jun 01 1998 00:01:00

Many of the 29 million American women at high risk for breast cancer who want to take the drug tamoxifen will have to wait at least six months for their health plans to approve such treatment.

Money Magazine: Get the Health Care You Deserve You can't afford to be a passive patient. Only intelligent, demanding consumers will get the besupdated: Sat Oct 01 1994 00:01:00

If you think your doctor always knows best and that only the truly foolish or congenitally obnoxious painstakingly research their health problems, think again. If Mary Lee Horton had not questioned...


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