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Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Breast Cancer Awareness


British women are most unsatisfied with the size of their breasts, less likely to go for screening: Study

February 11, 2020 5:45 pm

Not getting breasts checked from time to time can be a major roadblock for preventive breast cancer measures.

Ways to reduce the risk of breast cancer

October 31, 2019 3:19 pm

The modifiable risk factors can be controlled by adopting certain lifestyle changes. These changes will not only help in reducing the risk of breast cancer but also the chances of developing other diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and stroke.

Beyonce's dad Mathew Knowles starts a dialogue around male breast cancer; here's everything you need to know

October 18, 2019 2:40 pm

Knowles' fight has put the spotlight on the disease, which is usually associated with a sense of shame and confusion.

Tactile breast screening by visually-impaired show promise of early detection of breast cancer in India

October 13, 2019 3:29 pm

Using the highly developed sensory skills of visually-impaired women, a new screening methodology could help detect breast cancer risk, shows a study.

Soy food may help cut risk of fracture in breast cancer survivors, finds study

May 22, 2019 11:26 am

As the number of breast cancer survivors rises, interest in lifestyle modifications that can improve survival increases.

World Cancer Day 2019: How to detect early signs of breast cancer?

February 04, 2019 1:25 pm

On World Cancer Day 2019, we have curated a list of signs and symptoms of breast cancer that you should be aware of so that you can raise the flag at the right time. 

New study links Vitamin D deficiency with breast cancer

October 15, 2018 12:43 pm

In the latest study published in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) it has been revealed that obesity and vitamin D deficiency may indicate a greater risk of breast cancer. 

How surviving breast cancer made this mother fearless

February 04, 2019 11:21 am

World Cancer Day: It was while breastfeeding her daughter that Rizwan felt a lump in her breast. "Initially, I thought perhaps the milk had hardened. Over the week, I realised the lump was something different, which is when I decided to take a doctor's opinion," she said.

Serena Williams sings to raise awareness about breast cancer

October 01, 2018 4:27 pm

Campaign 'I Touch Myself' was launched in 2014, following the passing of celebrated diva, Chrissy Amphlett of Divinyls. The project was created in her honour with a mission to create educational forums that remind women to touch themselves.

Breast cancer awareness programme organised in Mumbai

October 31, 2017 3:01 am

"This is the first time that an awareness programme was conducted for us. We received a lot of information about breast cancer, preventive measures and self examination," a BMC employee said.