In women with BRCA mutation, early ovary removal may save lives: Canadian study
February 24, 2014 — NEW YORK (Reuters) - Women with genetic mutations that
increase their risk of ovarian cancer have fewer years than
physicians thought to make the difficult choice of having their
ovaries removed to prevent the often-fatal disease, according to
a study published on Monday.
New study adds to evidence that mammograms do not save lives
February 12, 2014 — NEW YORK (Reuters) - A new study has added to growing
evidence that yearly mammogram screenings do not reduce the
chance that a woman will die of breast cancer and confirms
earlier findings that many abnormalities detected by these
X-rays would never have proved fatal, even if untreated.
Smoking tied to increased risk of common type of breast cancer
February 9, 2014 — NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young women who smoke may have
an increased risk of a common type of breast cancer, according
to a new study.
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