Younger women diagnosed with breast cancer who carry a faulty BRCA gene are at no more risk of dying early than those without the mutation, according to a UK study.
Cancer charities are welcoming a decision to recommend 2 life-extending breast cancer drugs for routine NHS use in England.
A decision to approve a life-extending breast cancer drug for routine NHS use in England and Wales is being seen as a victory for a hard-fought campaign by patients.
Drinking just a small glass of wine a day can increase the risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new report for the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF).
Researchers say attendance could be improved if breast screening clinics set appointments rather than asking women to arrange them themselves.
Foods containing soy are not harmful – and may even be beneficial – for some women with breast cancer, says a study.
Eating a Mediterranean diet could help post-menopausal women reduce their risk of one of the most serious types of breast cancer by 40%, a study suggests.
If women know what to look out for, and the importance of keeping up with their treatments, they'll be in a much better position to prevent breast cancer recurring.
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