Can estrogen be used after breast cancer?

Answer On One Hand: Estrogen Increases the Risk of Breast CancerHormonal replacement therapy involves the use of estrogen to treat menopausal symptoms. According to a 2004 report published by the Lancet, ... Read More »

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Can you get breast cancer in the other breast right after chemo?

Although one of the goals of chemotherapy treatment is to reduce the spread of breast cancer and prevent recurrence, cancer can occur in the same breast or in the other breast during or right after... Read More »

Why is it we have breast cancer awareness pins to wear and show support...breast cancer walks?

Typically, it's the big fish that makes the biggest splash.While watching the Oscars, they honoured Jerry Lewis and they said he was responsible for raising $2 billion for MS.$2 billion bucks and I... Read More »

My paternal grandmother died of breast cancer. Does that increase my chances of developing breast cancer?

Breast cancer is common enough that having a grandparent who contracted the disease does not necessarily mean that you have any predisposition to it yourself. Just be vigilant, and you'll be fine.

When is thalidomide used in breast cancer?

A 2000 study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology indicates that thalidomide is not an effective treatment for metastatic breast cancer. Thalidomide was approved by the United States Food and Drug A... Read More »