Health alert: Cancer rate doubles in India, especially among women

#BreastCancer: Women visiting gynaecologists for breast lumps, delaying cancer treatment

In order to reverse the trend, experts point out that women should see an expert to avoid misdiagnosis or delay in diagnosis of breast cancer. Lumps can occur in the left or right breast, or in both breasts. There are many types of a breast lump, most of which are harmless. Doctors diagnose breast cancers […]

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4 never heard before signs of breast cancer women should know

Many women diagnosed with breast cancer share a common experience: They feel a lump that wasn’t there before, which ultimately turns out to be cancerous. It’s why women are told to be familiar enough with what their breasts feel like to notice any such changes. But a lump isn’t the only symptom of breast cancer. […]

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Nordic walking may benefit #breastcancer patients, reveals study

The low-impact exercise improved swelling, physical fitness, disability and quality of life, the study authors conclude in the European Journal of Cancer Care. “The main strategy in rehabilitation for women with breast cancer is a change of habits, where physical exercise is a fundamental tool,” said study co-author Jorge Torres of the Faculty of Educational […]

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Health alert: Cancer rate doubles in India, especially among women

#BreastCancer: Simple tips for self-examination

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease. This woman’s guide to breast cancer will empower them to take self care and spread this knowledge to others. Breast cancer starts […]

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woman’s guide to breast cancer

#BreastCancer: A woman’s guide to breast cancer

The Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease. This woman’s guide to breast cancer will empower them to take self care and spread this knowledge to others. Breast cancer starts […]

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Alcohol boosts the risk of breast cancer – most women remain unaware

The study researchers analysed information from 205 women who were undergoing breast cancer screening or seeking treatment for breast cancer symptoms at a U.K. Hospital. The women were surveyed about their knowledge of risk factors for breast cancer. About half the women surveyed knew that smoking was a risk factor for breast cancer, and 30% […]

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Man who battled breast cancer twice, is facing it for the third time

Man who battled breast cancer twice, is facing it for the third time

A dad-of-two who made history when he fought to receive a breast cancer drug only available to women is now battling the disease for a third time – despite having a mastectomy more than a decade ago. Payroll clerk Stuart Weaver, 48, was initially diagnosed with breast cancer 12 years ago. Now, Stuart is battling […]

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