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Fasting Enhances Breast Cancer Chemotherapy, QOL

“…periodic fasting or fasting-mimicking diet techniques (short-term fasting) could become a tool in the arsenal to fight a variety of cancers.” At the outset, I must state that this blog

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Axillary Dissection vs No Axillary Dissection-Invasive Breast Cancer and Sentinel Node Metastasis

New research titled “Axillary Dissection vs No Axillary Dissection in Women With Invasive Breast Cancer and Sentinel Node Metastasis” concludes that in a certain group of women with invasive

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Breast Cancer Patients Can Preserve Heart Health

“We believe that breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy should be offered a tailored exercise program based on pretreatment levels of physical function,” If you are about to undergo

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Alcohol Increase Breast Cancer Risk?

Consuming three to four alcoholic drinks or more per week after a breast cancer diagnosis may increase risk of breast cancer (BC) recurrence, Drinking even moderate amounts of alcohol may raise the risk

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Avastin and Me- One Breast Cancer Survivor

Avastin (bevacizumab) was heralded with great expectations that it was part of a new era of hope for cancer treatment.  It was even rushed to approval for the treatment of advanced breast cancer before

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Estrogen, Progesterone Breast Cancer

I was very surprised to find that, because up to twenty percent of tests for estrogen and progesterone positivity and negativity have been found to be innacurate, new guidelines have been established for

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Omega 3’s- Breast Cancer Prevention

“What’s important is that we have proven that omega-3s are the driving force in reducing Breast Cancer risk and not something else” I used the word prevention in the headline because

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DCIS and Overtreatment Therapies- Reduce Risk or Not?

There is considerable disagreement about the treatment of DCIS.  Some believe that nearly everyone with DCIS, regardless of its characteristics, should be treated with either mastectomy or lumpectomy

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Chemo Ages BC patients 10-15 years?!?!

We have shown that cytotoxic chemotherapy potently induces the expression of markers of cellular senescence in the hematologic compartment in vivo, Chemotherapy ages us.  It is a good feeling when researchers

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Breast Cancer – Cardiotoxicity

Flaxseed Oil did not interfere with Trastuzumab in breast cancer but rather enhanced its tumor-reducing effects and combined Flaxseed Oil and low dose Trastuzumab was as effective as high dose TRAS treatment. I

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