Tag Archive: Cancer Epidemiology

Breast cancer patients struggle with physical limitations after treatment


With better detection and treatment, more breast cancer patients are surviving longer. Yet, despite improved survival rates, many patients struggle with physical limitations after treatment – as many as 39 percent, according to the… Continue reading

Could fish oil reduce risk of breast cancer?


A recent report in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, adds to the growing evidence that fish oil supplements may play a role in preventing… Continue reading

Exercise and losing weight can cut risk of cancer recurrence


Breast cancer survivors whose bodies make the least estrogen have the lowest chance of breast cancer recurrence, a long-term study shows. Estrogen levels — measured soon after initial breast cancer treatment — were… Continue reading