How Breast Cancer Taught Me to Love My Body

This story is part of Survivor's Guide, a series on navigating the impact of breast cancer through beauty and self-care. In her own words, Danielle Doby, a breast cancer patient, tells Allure how her breast cancer diagnosis has changed her body image for the better, the mantra she lives by to get through difficult times, and the ways she has […]

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New nano drug kills aggressive, sometimes fatal breast cancer cells

Researchers at the University of Arkansas have developed a new nano-drug candidate that kills triple-negative breast cancer cells. Triple-negative breast cancer is one of the most aggressive and fatal types of breast cancer. The research will help clinicians target breast cancer cells directly while avoiding the adverse and toxic side effects of chemotherapy. The study was published in the latest […]

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Debbie McGee health: ‘I think stress caused mine’ – early signs of breast cancer

Debbie McGee, 60, is a television, radio and stage performer and burst back onto the screens as one of the contestants on last year’s Strictly Come Dancing. The former ballet dancer astonished judges and fans of the show with her boundless energy and impressive rhythm. Looking the picture of health, it came as a shock for all when she was […]

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Olivia Newton-John 'Doesn't Buy Into the Statistics' as She Faces Breast Cancer for Third Time

Olivia Newton-John isn’t letting the details of her prognosis get her down. The Grease star, 71, spoke about her third bout with breast cancer in an emotional interview with Gayle King on CBS Sunday Morning, set to air Sunday. The actress, who has tried to stay positive in the face of her stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis, told King she doesn’t like to dwell […]

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Screening mammography could benefit men at high risk of breast cancer

Selective mammography screening can provide potentially lifesaving early detection of breast cancer in men who are at high risk for the disease, according to a landmark study published in the journal Radiology. Breast cancer in men is a rare but often deadly disease. The American Cancer Society projects that 2,670 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in […]

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Scientists discover new breakthrough in cancer hair-loss treatment

Scientists have determined a new way to protect the hair follicle from chemotherapy in an effort to prevent hair loss as a result of cancer treatments. Researchers based at The University of Manchester have discovered a new strategy for how to protect hair follicles from chemotherapy, which could lead to new treatments that prevent chemotherapy-induced hair loss — arguably one […]

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Patients taking nivolumab experience five-fold increase in overall survival compared to chemotherapy: Five-year outcomes from the randomized, phase 3 trials checkmate 017/057: nivolumab vs. docetaxel in previously treated NSCLC

Pooled data on two clinical trials demonstrate patients taking nivolumab realized a greater than five-fold increase in five-year overall survival rate compared with the chemotherapy docetaxel. The presentation was made today by Dr. Scott Gettinger of Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, New Haven, Conn., at the IASLC 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer, hosted by the International Association for the Study […]

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