Breast Cancer Awareness

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Ways to reduce the risk of breast cancer

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

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

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

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?

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. 

How surviving breast cancer made this mother fearless

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.


New study links Vitamin D deficiency with breast cancer

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. 

Serena Williams sings to raise awareness about breast cancer

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

"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.

Breast Cancer Awareness: 5 things all women and men need to know

Regular exercises like running, walking and bicycling are great ways to lower the risk of breast cancer. Not only women, but men can suffer from the deadly disease too. Read on to know more.