The Breast Blog

July 2005 - Posts

After battling breast cancer and finishing her third round of chemotherapy a mere 6 months ago, breast cancer survivor Sherry Miller felt like she could do almost anything – even climb a mountain! July 23, 2003 marked the end of a 3-day trek up Read More...
Posted on July 27,2005

Doctors are now prescribing a good night's sleep as a method to ward off the risk of developing breast cancer. Dr. Eva Schernhammer, an epidemiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston says that melatonin secretion, a hormone secreted by the Read More...
Posted on July 20,2005

A recent study has found that obesity can heighten a postmenopausal women's risk of contracting breast cancer. Although is commonly known that fat tissue produces estrogen; overweight women (by 20 pounds or more) ovulate less often than women within Read More...
Posted on July 15,2005

Cancer researchers recently discovered that omega-3 fatty acids in combination with anesthetic propofol appear to be successful in the fight against breast cancer. Omega-3 fatty acids are found in oily fish such as salmon, sardines and tuna. The Read More...
Posted on July 15,2005
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