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Some High Blood Pressure Meds May Increase Risk of Recurrence
April 22, 2011
New research suggests that ACE inhibitors, a type of blood pressure medicine, may increase the risk of breast cancer recurrence. Read more...

Experts Conclude Link Between Breast Implants, Rare Lymphoma Likely
April 21, 2011
An expert panel concluded that there's likely a link between breast implants and a rare form of lymphoma, but this lymphoma can be treated successfully by removing the implant and tissue capsule. Read more...

Genetic Testing of Breast Milk May Help Determine Risk
April 8, 2011
A small, very early study suggests that doing genetic testing on breast milk could help identify women with breast cancer and women at high risk for breast cancer. Read more...

Estrogen-Only Hormone Replacement Therapy Seems to Decrease Risk
April 5, 2011
A new study suggests that postmenopausal women who take estrogen-only HRT may have a somewhat lower risk invasive breast cancer. Read more...

Worry About Recurrence Linked to Ethnic Background
April 1, 2011
Research shows that a woman's level of worry about breast cancer coming back is linked to her ethic background. Read more...


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