Black men and women had higher rates of cancer death, both overall and for most cancer types, than White, Asian or Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Hispanic/Latino men and women.
Many genetic findings are ambiguous, leaving doctors uncertain about whether a particular variant is truly dangerous.
The results indicate that at-home testing is a viable option for women to find out whether they have a propensity for these cancers.
Machine-learning algorithms could help improve the accuracy of breast cancer screenings when used in combination with assessments from radiologists,
Lymphedema is incurable, but compression stockings, sleeves and gloves help prevent complications such as swelling and infection. But they’re expensive.
Manufacturers have spend millions to market 3D mammograms even though they haven’t been shown to be more effective than traditional mammograms.
The association between eating chicken and a lowered breast cancer risk may because of eating less red meat — not some protective factor in chicken.
Breast cancer survival rates among all U.S. women have improved, but the gap between white and black women has grown: Black women are 40% more likely to die.
The Susan G. Komen Puget Sound has awarded $590,000 to six local groups working to end disparities in access to breast cancer screenings and breast health care.
CRISPR was used to introduce mutations into cells that see what effects these mutations have on the cell.
Dr. José Baselga resigned on amid reports that he had failed to disclose millions in payments from health care companies in dozens of research articles.
Doctors and hospitals love to talk about patients saved with precision medicine, and reporters love to write about them, but success is, in fact, rare.
One of the world’s top breast cancer doctors failed to disclose millions of dollars in payments from drug and health care companies in recent years.
For frail nursing home residents, breast cancer surgery can harm their health and even hasten death.