- One-stop care at breast centre another sign of patients' increasing influence. Gray, Charlotte // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 10, p1419
Considers the care women get for breast cancer and the common complaint of fragmented care. The Ottawa Regional Women's Breast Health Center being showcased as a comprehensive-care model; The efforts in Canada to improve the quality of breast cancer care; The way the Ottawa center will be run.
- Breast cancer: A cosmo checkup. Bowen, C. // Cosmopolitan;Feb1991, Vol. 210 Issue 2, p148
Informs women on various aspects of breast cancer. Statistics; Risk factors; Estrogen and its possible link; Increases in incidence; Investigative procedures for lumps; False-negative rate of mammograms; Surgical treatment; Breast reconstruction. INSET: There is life after breast cancer, by D....
- Study weakens fat, breast cancer link. // Environmental Nutrition;Dec92, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p1
Cites a study that found no link between a high-fat diet and increased risk for breast cancer in women. Statistics on incidence of breast cancer among women who are on a high-fat diet; Diseases that a high-fat diet is responsible for.
- Skinny women and good mothers: The rhetoric of risk, control, and culpability in the production of.. Yadlon, Susan // Feminist Studies;Fall97, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p645
Focuses on representations of breast cancer in the popular media as well as texts geared toward those diagnosed with the disease and their health care providers. Diet and reproduction as the risk factors highlighted above others; Implications on choice; Science, activism and the politics of...
- Breasts and breast cancer. // Good Housekeeping;Feb84, Vol. 197 Issue 2, p79
A special health section in which a doctor answers the 50 questions women ask most, plus the very latest news about breast cancer.
- Breast assured. Siegel, P.M. // Harper's Bazaar;Nov91, Issue 3359, p120
Updates the status of new research on breast cancer. Studies on the effectiveness of tamoxifen in preventing, as well as treating breast cancer; Other forms of chemoprevention being explored; Efforts to identify cancer-fighting foods; Determining the link between fat intake and breast cancer.
- Breast cancer: Beating the odds. // Harper's Bazaar;Aug89, Issue 3332, p136
Emphasizes the importance of early detection of breast cancer. Controversy over when women should be tested; Screening techniques used today; Treatment; Role of estrogen in breast cancer; Conflicting research over the effects of the use of the pill on breast cancer; Density of breasts linked to...
- New report on breast cancer. // HealthFacts;Feb92, Vol. 17 Issue 153, p1
Comments on how little has been done during the past 20 years to prevent breast cancer and questions why there is such a lack of progress in this area. More women develop the deadly disease and more women are dying from it than two decades ago; Why the National Cancer Institute has emphasized...
- Mammography for younger women: Hardsell, no benefit. // HealthFacts;Jun92, Vol. 17 Issue 157, p1
Comments on the hardsell for mammography over the last few years and asserts that studies have failed to demonstrate any clear benefit to finding early stage cancer in women under the age of fifty. Belief of Dr. David M. Eddy, that it is inappropriate to aggressively promote mammography...
- The politics of mammography screening: A history. // HealthFacts;Jun92, Vol. 17 Issue 157, p5
Presents a chronology of events in the history of mammography screening. Study of 62,000 symptomless women beginning in 1963 by the New York Health Insurance Plan; Nationwide screening project launched by the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society beginning in 1973; Report in...