At a recent conference I attended, a lady raised the question of whether women under 40 should have regular mammograms. It led to a heated discussion with the medical panel, as this lady… Continue reading
Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week.
A recent study of risk factors for breast cancer in young women suggests risk assessment and prevention, using techniques that avoid radiation, such as MRI, should start much earlier in life. The study… Continue reading
After Cancer Treatment, Heal Faster, Better, Stronger, has been written by a doctor who is both a breast cancer survivor and a cancer rehabilitation specialist. Julie Silver was diagnosed at age 36, at… Continue reading
WOMEN with a history of breast cancer are being urged to avoid taking a menopause drug now known to greatly increase the risk of the cancer returning. Results of a study published yesterday… Continue reading
A recent study, presented at the prestigious 31st Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, has found that women who switched to an aromatase inhibitor (AI) after two to three years of Tamoxifen lowered… Continue reading
From yesterday’s Irish Examiner: AN electronic online service funded by the Health Service Executive is to be used to streamline the cancer referral process between GPs and hospitals, Ireland’s cancer control chief said yesterday.… Continue reading