Tag: Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Drugs Linked to Deadly Lung Inflammation

Breast Cancer Drugs Linked to Deadly Lung Inflammation

Health officials are warning about rare but severe cases of lung inflammation linked to the breast cancer drugs Ibrance® (palbociclib), Kisqali® (ribociclib), and Verzenio® (abemaciclib).

/ September 20, 2019
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One Drink Per Day Increases Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Consuming just one small alcoholic beverage a day can significantly increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, a new study has found.

/ May 23, 2017
Lawsuit for Textured Breast Implant Cancer Risk

Breast Cancer Survivor Develops Lymphoma From Implants

A breast cancer survivor from Missouri who had a double mastectomy was recently re-diagnosed with cancer as a result of the silicone breast implants that were used in her reconstructive surgery.

/ May 16, 2017
Breast Cancer Awareness Mammogram Update

Breast Cancer Awareness Update: Question Your Mammogram

Experts say mammograms are finding more slow-growing tumors that do not actually need treatment. Furthermore, having dense breasts increases the risk of fast-growing cancer, but the tumors are harder to see on a mammogram.

/ January 10, 2017

Vitamin D may Improve Survival in Breast Cancer Patients: Study

High levels of vitamin D in the blood may significantly improve odds of survival in up to one-third of women diagnosed with breast cancer, according to a new study published in JAMA Oncology.

/ November 14, 2016