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South Asian women diagnosed with late stage breast cancer more often: Canadian study

New research is warning that South Asian women in Canada are more likely to be diagnosed with later-stage breast cancer compared to the general population. 607 more words


Last of the Side Effects

I keep telling myself this is the last time I will feel this pain. When it started in my neck and shoulders, I said ok…here we go, last time. 261 more words

Bitching Wave

I’ve been feeling like I’m riding a wave lately. This #MetsMonday movement started by @NancysPoint and
#Dontignorestageiv created by METAvivor and given a hashtag by @bethfairchildnc is a growing swell of people living with MBC who are speaking up about what’s missing in our treatment. 466 more words

Metastatic Breast Cancer

Omega 3's, aka Fish Oil and Breast Cancer

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Maintaining optimal levels of omega-3 fatty acids in the diet by increasing fish intake foods or use of supplements has special relevance to breast cancer survivors ( 39 more words


Study: Breast Cancer Cases May Rise 50 Percent By 2030

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) – The number of breast cancer cases diagnosed each year in the United States could rise 50 percent by 2030, a new study finds. 277 more words


Most Women Should Not Get Yearly Mammograms, Group Says

Six years ago, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) caused a stir when it changed long-held breast-cancer-screening recommendations and advised women to wait until age 50 rather than 40 to start getting mammograms. 639 more words

Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says

By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Women in their 40s should talk with their doctors and then decide for themselves whether they need regular mammograms to screen for breast cancer before age 50, according to draft U.S. 971 more words

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