Oklahoma woman diagnosed with breast cancer on same day her 1st child born

U.S. 11/05/19, 04:17

A 32-year-old Oklahoma woman was rushed into an emergency C-section after doctors diagnosed with breast cancer hours earlier.  Brooke Taylor, of Gore, and her husband, Damon, rushed to the hospital, where she underwent an emergency C-section at her 38-week pregnancy. Their daughter, Elsie James, was born without complications at 2:04 p.m. ...

Football star sponsors over 500 mammograms to honor mother who died of breast cancer

U.S. 10/10/19, 05:04

Former NFL Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams’s foundation has sponsored over 500 mammograms since 2015 and have no plans of stopping. The football star, who played college football at the University of Memphis, began covering the cost of the mammogram screenings for women through his nonprofit organization, The DeAngelo Williams ...

Less fat, more fruit may cut risk of dying of breast cancer

U.S. 05/15/19, 16:06

For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman's risk of dying of breast cancer.The results are notable because they come from a rigorous test involving 49,000 women over two decades rather than other studies that try ...

Special evaluations can help seniors cope with cancer care

Health 03/22/19, 10:20

Before she could start breast cancer treatment, Nancy Simpson had to walk in a straight line, count backward from 20 and repeat a silly phrase.It was all part of a special kind of medical fitness test for older patients that's starting to catch on among cancer doctors. Instead of assuming ...

FDA approves 1st immunotherapy drug to treat breast cancer

Business 03/08/19, 18:27

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first immunotherapy drug for breast cancer.Swiss drugmaker Roche's Tecentriq was OK'd Friday for treating advanced triple-negative breast cancer, which accounts for about 15 percent of cases. It's to be given with chemotherapy, the standard treatment.Mount Sinai breast cancer specialist Dr. Amy ...

Singer Candi Staton says she has breast cancer

Entertainment 10/29/18, 15:52

Singer Candi Staton says she's been diagnosed with breast cancer.The 78-year-old said she received the news over the summer on the first day of rehearsals for her tour. She writes in a statement, "I decided to keep it to myself and do some soul searching. I went through all of ...

Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers

Health 10/20/18, 12:05

For the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease. But the benefit for most women was small, raising questions about whether the treatment is worth its ...

Serena Williams sings, goes topless for breast cancer video

Tennis 10/01/18, 09:43

Tennis great Serena Williams goes topless and sings "I Touch Myself" in a video to promote breast cancer awareness month.With her hands covering her breasts, Williams writes in the Instagram post that the video took her out of her "comfort zone." But she said she wanted to do it because ...

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