HER2-positive breast cancer is a subtype of breast cancer that affects about 20 percent of breast cancer patients. Around fifty percent of HER2-positive cancers also have hormone receptors for estrogen and/or progresterone. HER2, which stands for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2, is a gene in the cancer cell that …
How to Help a Friend With Breast Cancer
How to give people with breast cancer the support they really need.
The surprising link between periodontal disease and heart health: What dental professionals need...
Researchers have found that people with periodontal disease are almost twice as likely to have heart disease, and that risk may be even greater than for those with high cholesterol. Find out from Dr. Robert H. Gregg II what you can do in your practice to help educate patients about the oral-systemic connection between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease, and ultimately help save lives.
How A Breast Cancer Gene Affects Alzheimer's
Researchers found an intriguing link between BRCA1, a protein that when mutated can increase the risk of breast cancer, and Alzheimer’s
10 Breast Cancer Facts You May Not Know
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month — so just how aware are we really? These surprising facts can help ease your fears, answer your questions, and even save your life.
How Walking May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
Physical activity, even including walking, can substantially reduce a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer, encouraging new science shows, in part, it seems, by changing how her body deals with estrogen.
The Real Reasons Why 16 Breast Cancer Badasses Walked...
Metastatic breast cancer at New York Fashion Week’s exhibition titled "Exposed" by AnaOno for #Cancerland
Breast Cancer Incidence Rate per 100,000 Women
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What younger women can do to avoid breast cancer
Too young for a mammogram? That doesn’t mean you can’t be proactive about your breast health
New ACS breast cancer screening guidelines: 10 docs speak out
When the American Cancer Society (ACS) announced this week it had shifted its recommendations for mammography, it was sure to prompt a flurry of responses.
Breast Cancer: How Your Care Team Makes All the Difference
When 63-year-old Peggy Cappel’s routine mammogram showed a suspicious mass in February 2014, she wasn’t too anxious. This has happened before. So, per her doctor’s instructions, the Delhi resident had a second mammogram at the Good Samaritan Hospital Breast Center.
Living with Breast Cancer: What I Wish You’d Say to Me
People with cancer want to know that those around them love them, and can offer help and support. There are plenty of articles out there on what not to say to someone who has cancer, but what should you say?
What Doctors Want You to Know About Breast Cancer
These surprising facts can help you lower your risk and stay healthy for good.