Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center researchers were granted a $10 million award from the Department of Defense to conduct research to determine if a daily aspirin regimen is beneficial to cancer patients.
Dr. Jennifer Ligibel commented on ways that women can reduce breast cancer risk by exercising, maintaining a healthy weight, and avoiding hormone replacement therapy.
Tags: BreastCancer, Exercise
Dr. Harold Burstein provided insight to dispel the myth that
antiperspirants cause breast cancer.
Tags: BreastCancer, Genetics
Dr. Mehra Golshan and Dr. Yasuaki Sagara led a study that showed surgery for a very early type of breast cancer does not significantly improve outcomes for patients.
Dr. Harold Burstein commented on the increase in women
opting to undergo preventive bilateral mastectomies.
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