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New study suggests weight gain may reduce breast cancer risk

A recent study published in the International Journal of Cancer, has found that women who gain weight from early adulthood are at a reduced risk of developing breast cancer before they reach menopause. The study examined data from over 600,000 women from many separate studies around the world, according to Medical News Today. Researchers divided […]

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Use of PPIs tied to cognitive issues in breast cancer survivors

(HealthDay)—Use of acid reflux drugs (proton pump inhibitors [PPIs]) during and after cancer treatment may be tied to impaired memory and concentration in breast cancer survivors, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship. Annelise A. Madison, from The Ohio State University in Columbus, and colleagues compared cognitive problems in breast […]

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Study finds inflammation caused by radiation can drive triple-negative breast cancer

While radiation is successfully used to treat breast cancer by killing cancer cells, inflammation caused as a side-effect of radiation can have a contrary effect by promoting the survival of triple-negative breast cancer cells, according to research published online in the International Journal of Radiation Biology by Jennifer Sims-Mourtada, Ph.D., director of Translational Breast Cancer […]

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Working Mom! Blake Lively Pumps Breast Milk During Press Day

Working motherhood at its finest! Blake Lively pumped breast milk during her Wednesday, January 29, press day for Rhythm Section. “PUMP @therhythmsection press day Pump,” the actress, 32, captioned an Instagram Story shot of her Medela USA pump. Us Weekly broke the news in October that the Gossip Girl alum and her husband, Ryan Reynolds, […]

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Prediagnosis exercise may reduce CV risk in breast cancer

(HealthDay)—For women with primary breast cancer, prediagnosis exercise exposure is associated with a graded reduction in subsequent cardiovascular event (CVE) risk, according to a study published in the September issue of JACC: CardioOncology. Tochi M. Okwuosa, D.O., from the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and colleagues examined whether prediagnosis exercise reduces the risk for […]