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Texas Woman Fakes Breast Cancer for Breast Implants by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 27 Nov 2009 12:00am 2 Comments Aol Health features a story about Trista Lathern, a 24-year-old woman in Texas who claimed she had breast cancer. At least $10,000 was raised to help Trista Lathern after she announced she was battling breast cancer. But investigators say it was all a scam and that she planned to use the money to get breast implants. Lathern’s s ... Read on »
Colon cancer? Breast cancer? C… by Matthew Z. Patient Expert Posted Mon 12 Apr 2010 3:50pm Colon cancer? Breast cancer? Colon cancer? Breast cancer? What is the lesser of two evils? # stupidcancer Read on »
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Potential blood test for screening breast cancer by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 27 Oct 2011 4:29am Breast screeningA way to identify people who may have a certain condition, among a group of people who may or may not seem to has consistently been criticised for resulting in false positives leading to undue stressRelating to injury or concern. and upset, as well as the costs of follow-up mammograms and biopsies ... Read on »
“Breast cancer diet” story based on research that wasn’t about breast cancer by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Tue 05 Oct 2010 12:00am The link between diet and cancer is in the news again Today, a story appeared in the press claiming that following a “strict diet” for two days a week could “cut breast cancer risk by 40%”. We think this headline is misleading. In fact, when you actually look at the research the story is based on there simply isn’t the evidence ... Read on »
Breast Cancer Symposium report on cost of treatment for metastatic breast cancer by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Sep 2011 12:58am From the Breast Cancer Symposium in San Francisco 9/8–10/11 Douglas Taylor, MBA, presented a report summarizing the cost of treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer. The report covers separate costs of physician and hospital fees, outpatient fees and others. It also indicates the most common treatments for first line, second l ... Read on »
Breast Cancer Victory- Did You Just Say “Breast Cancer”? by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 18 Nov 2008 12:17am 1 Comment Breast Cancer Victory- Did You Just Say “Breast Cancer”?: "I will be using this journal to tell my story, to share the adventure with all of you, in hopes that my story will perhaps help someone else who may be struggling with this as well. I decided to deliver my story in real time, as it happens, in this journal. This is my therapy, and my wa ... Read on »
Can Breast Cancer Go Away on its Own? Does Mammography Contribute to Breast Cancer Risk? Where is the Balance Point? by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm 2 Comments A compelling new research study published in The Archives of Internal Medicine this week confirms what some physicians have suspected and seen in their practice for years – breast cancer and other invasive cancers, can in some cases, heal on their own without intervention. The study also raises suspicion regarding the safety of annual mammog ... Read on »
A Restorative Yoga Therapy for Breast Health and Breast Cancer Recovery: Breast Cancer Yoga by Breast Cancer Yoga Posted Tue 30 Aug 2011 1:44pm By Diana Ross, E-RYT 500, KaliRay TriYoga Teacher Therapeutic Restorative Yoga There is a new focus on the therapeutic benefits of restorative yoga flows for breast cancer recovery.  Breast Cancer Yoga is a therapeutic flowing yoga that encourages and supports gentle repetitive movements, combined with specific breathing exercises.  The ... Read on »
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: As weight increases so does risk of breast cancer by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 20 Oct 2011 3:11am Researchers have discovered that overweight and obese women are younger when they develop breast cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. than their healthy weight counterparts. The study, condu ... Read on »
Breast Cancer primer and a new wrinkle in breast cancer treatment by Dr. Robert O. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 11 Jul 2008 5:10pm There was a good article for the lay public a week ago in the New York Times "With a Tiny Bit of Cancer, Debate on How to Proceed" about the phenomena and controversy over breast cancer "micrometastasis" to lymph nodes. I do a lot of breast cancer related surgery and have this kind of discussion frequently with patients. I've tried over the yea ... Read on »