In this section we aim to help make this difficult topic a little more accessible, with articles on symptoms, treatment and health care. Benign breast conditions are also explored.
Over the last few years, revolutionary studies have been carried out using specially trained dogs to detect the early signs of prostate and bladder cancer, through sniffing urine samples.
Tamoxifen is a hormonal therapy widely used in the treatment of breast cancer. It is commonly prescribed to women with oestrogen-positive cancer following surgery or other treatment, and is often part of a five-year course.
Being diagnosed with breast cancer is daunting enough without having to get your head around the various health professionals you will meet along the way.
In recent years, there have been a number of studies into the danger factors of wearing bras – and even some concerns that they may cause breast cancer.
A mastectomy (or breast removal surgery) is a type of breast surgery whereby a woman’s breast (or both breasts) is removed – normally because she has been affected by breast cancer.
There are many charities linked to breast cancer in the UK. Here’s a round-up of the top seven organisations.
To diagnose whether changes in your breast are cancerous or not, your GP will refer you to a breast clinic for further tests. This article outlines the different breast investigation techniques.
It’s always a shock to discover a lump on your breast. Most people are aware of the implications that it could indicate cancer, so it’s hard not to worry.
Most women with breast cancer have surgery as first-line treatment. In order to further decrease the risks of the cancer coming back, surgery is normally followed by one or a combination of treatments – these are outlined in this article.
Your friend has just been diagnosed with breast cancer. You’re torn between crumbling alongside her and wanting to keep her strong. Breast cancer is a battle, is it not? Then she must be a warrior, setting out to slay her enemy!
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