Is antibiotic use associated with an increased risk of breast cancer?
- Antibiotics and Breast Cancerâ€”What's the Meaning of This? Ness, Roberta B.; Cauley, Jane A. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;2/18/2004, Vol. 291 Issue 7, p880
Discusses the risks of women with breast cancer using antibiotics. Other risk factors of women with breast cancer; Details of a clinical study; Concerns stemming from the study; Possible link between inflammation caused from antibiotics and cancer.
- Dietary Fat Reduction and Breast Cancer Outcome: Interim Efficacy Results From the Women's Intervention Nutrition Study. Chlebowski, Rowan T.; Blackburn, George L.; Thomson, Cynthia A.; Nixon, Daniel W.; Shapiro, Alice; Hoy, M. Katherine; Goodman, Marc T.; Giuliano, Armando E.; Karanja, Njeri; McAndrew, Philomena; Hudis, Clifford; Butler, John; Merkel, Douglas; Kristal, Alan; Caan, Bette; Michaelson, Richard; Vinciguerra, Vincent; Del Prete, Salvatore; Winkler, Marion; Hall, Rayna // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;12/20/2006, Vol. 98 Issue 24, p1767
Background: Preclinical and observational studies suggest a relationship between dietary fat intake and breast cancer, but the association remains controversial. We carried out a randomized, prospective, multicenter clinical trial to test the effect of a dietary intervention designed to reduce...
- Major agreement on breast conservation. // Patient Care;2/15/1993, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p17
Announces that women with newly diagnosed breast cancer may qualify for breast-conserving treatment under clinical guidelines from several organizations. Percentage of women with cancer who may qualify for the program; Participants in the development of the guidelines; Criteria for the...
- Differences in the Timeliness of Diagnosis, Breast and Cervical Cancer, San Francisco 1974-85. Saunders, L. Duncan // American Journal of Public Health;Jan1989, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p69
Cancer registry data for San Francisco (1974-85) were used to identify women at greater risk of late diagnoses for breast and cervical cancers by age and ethnicity. For breast cancer, Black women were at greater risk for late diagnoses. For cervical cancer, women of all ethnic groups ages 50-69...
- Menopause hormone replacement therapy and cancer risk: an Italian record linkage investigation. G. Corrao; A. Zambon; V. Conti; F. Nicotra; C. La Vecchia; C. Fornari; G. Cesana; P. Contiero; G. Tagliabue; R. E. Nappi; L. Merlino // Annals of Oncology;Jan2008, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p150
Background: The effects of persistence with hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on the risk of hospitalization for cancer and of the route of HRT administration on the risk of breast and colorectal cancer were explored in a large cohort study. Patients and methods: The 73â€‰505 women residing...
- RELAXATION AND VISUALIZATION THERAPY FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTS. // Ethnicity & Disease;Winter2009, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p83
The article provides an overview of a study which will evaluate the possibility to study relaxation and visualization therapy (RTV) with women who have breast cancer. It also examines the effects of RVT when used with radiation therapy in cancer treatment. It is taken into account that...
- `I had a breast Cancer party.'. // Redbook;Mar2000, Vol. 194 Issue 3, p152
Features a woman who was diagnosed with breast cancer and provides information on a party she held with her friends.
- Primary Angiosarcoma of the Breast after Pregnancy. Altan, Ege; Arslan, Cagatay; Dede, Didem; Dogan, Erkan; Altundag, Kadri // American Surgeon;Aug2010, Vol. 76 Issue 8, pE115
A letter to the editor is presented which is concerned with the case of a 28 year old female patient who was diagnosed with primary angiosarcoma of the breast five months after giving birth
- Endometrial Cancer Risk After Tamoxifen Therapy. Walling, Anne D. // American Family Physician;3/15/2001, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p1204
Presents a study by L. Bergman and others that assessed the relationship between tamoxifen therapy and the risk of endometrial cancer. Description of the study and its results; Conclusion that the survival benefits of tamoxifen in the treatment of women with breast cancer far outweigh the...