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Will Trans Fats Increase Cancer Risk?

Will Trans Fats Increase Cancer Risk?

Do Trans Fats Increase Cancer Risk? An area of concern for many people is fat in our diet. Many patients often wonder if trans saturated fats increase cancer risk. It seems that today everywhere we go, our food is packed with trans saturated fats Trans fat has been shown to […]

New Breast Cancer Research from SABCS

New Breast Cancer Research from SABCS

SABCS New Breast Cancer Research The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium happens once every year. It’s designed to provide new, state-of-the-art breast cancer research information on the experimental biology, etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and therapy of breast cancer and premalignant breast disease. This information is presented to the breast cancer community. […]

Signs That You May Carry a BRCA Mutation

Signs That You May Carry a BRCA Mutation

BRCA Mutation Red Flags A BRCA mutation is a mutation in either of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, which are tumor suppressor genes. Unfortunately, some of these genetic mutations can be harmful. Harmful mutations in these genes may produce a hereditary breast-ovarian cancer syndrome in patients. Although only 5-10% of […]

How Does Soy Food Affect My Cancer Risk?

How Does Soy Food Affect My Cancer Risk?

Can Soy Food Reduce My Cancer Risk? It’s difficult to browse today’s supermarket without finding soy food. With many people choosing to live a healthier lifestyle, people have swapped out beef burgers for soy burgers, and regular milk for soy milk. But with this recent diet shift, how is this […]

The Fight to End Cancer: Avon Foundation Partners

The Fight to End Cancer: Avon Foundation Partners

Who Has the Avon Foundation Partnered with to End Breast Cancer? Breast cancer is a fight that can’t be won alone. Breast cancer organizations have come from all over the world to find a cure for breast cancer. The Avon Foundation alone has partnered with about 35 organizations. Executive Director […]

If You Have a Negative Genetic Test, Have You Ruled out Cancer?

If You Have a Negative Genetic Test, Have You Ruled out Cancer?

Have You Ruled out Cancer If You Have a Negative Genetic Test? For those with a family history of cancer, genetic testing can be a valuable tool in understanding our risk of cancer. Receiving a negative genetic test or a positive test can confirm if you inherited a genetic mutation […]