Tag: BRCA

Does Fertility Treatment Raise Breast Cancer Risk?

Does Fertility Treatment Raise Breast Cancer Risk?

Breast Cancer Diagnosis and In Vitro Fertilization – Are they Connected? Questions concerning fertility treatment and a link to breast cancer are frequently asked. And when E! News anchor Giuliana Rancic told the world that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer it seemed that there would be a new round of speculation about an [...]

November 12, 2012 More
BRCA Mutant Cancer Sufferers get Faster Diagnosis

BRCA Mutant Cancer Sufferers get Faster Diagnosis

A new report has recently been published on the online journal Cancer, which says that women with BRCA mutations are being diagnosed and treated earlier than previous generations. Women with BRCA mutations are acknowledged as having a higher risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer. According to Dr. Jennifer Litton, a breast medical oncologist at [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Over 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, and this number is expected to increase significantly over the next decade as more women will be living in the age-at-risk group. One out of eight women will be diagnosed in their lifetime, and at least 40,000 will die of the disease each year. Most [...]

August 1, 2011 More