News tagged with breast cancer survivors

Stress wrongly blamed for breast cancer

Australian breast cancer survivors mistakenly see stress as the cause of their cancer while vastly underestimating the possibility that an unhealthy lifestyle may have been a contributing factor.

Mar 23, 2011
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Breast cancer survivors at higher risk for falls

The combined effects of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy may increase the risk of bone fractures in breast cancer survivors. In a study scheduled for publication in the April issue of the Archives of Physical Medicine an ...

Mar 04, 2011
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Strong social ties benefit breast cancer patients

Breast cancer patients who have a strong social support system in the first year after diagnosis are less likely to die or have a recurrence of cancer, according to new research from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) ...

Jan 20, 2011
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Detecting breast cancer recurrence

Connie Krabbe understands the fear and foreboding breast cancer survivors feel when visiting their physicians for post-treatment check-ups. Two of her four sisters died of metastatic cancer related to breast ...

Oct 20, 2010
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Get moving: Cancer survivors urged to exercise

(AP) -- Cancer survivors, better work up a sweat. New guidelines are urging survivors to exercise more, even - hard as it may sound - those who haven't yet finished their treatment.

Jun 28, 2010
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