The BRCA genes are not the bad guys, after all. In fact, it now appears that genes have no effect on whether you will have breast cancer or not. None whatsoever.
In 2014, Kim and Theo Hanson received news that Kim had developed breast cancer; they learned the hard way that what we eat matters.
With the presence of breast cancer and the choices women face omnipresent in the media, the question arises of whether or not the attention to this subject is the cause of rising mastectomy rates among women.
Most of us have heard of the highly contagious condition known as mononucleosis, better known as the ‘kissing disease’. But did you know that it’s a virus that can cause auto immune conditions and cancer?
The health benefits of royal jelly range from anti-inflammatory benefits, to reducing the risk of cancer, and to improving brain function.
This October, we are focused on the scientific link between toxic chemicals and breast cancer. Find out how to protect yourself here.
New studies show radiation from electrical and wireless gadgets can damage DNA and activate tumor growth.
“…the seeming straightforwardness of Jolie’s case masks a much murkier reality, one that involves science, policy and probabilities.” Will Angelina’s actions spur a trend for mastectomies?
For this doctor, the strongest lessons in patient safety didn’t come from training. They came from her mother’s death. “It was really eye opening for me to see the reality of how difficult it was to keep her safe in the hospital.”
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