Researchers at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas reviewed records for more than 700,000 women.
Women who are obese and postmenopausal may face a significantly higher risk of breast cancer.
Surgery for a very early type of breast cancer, Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS), does not significantly improve outcomes for patients.
For the first time in thirteen years, researchers at the international agency for research on cancer are updating their breast cancer screening handbook.
It appears breast cancer can manipulate the structure of the bone to make it easier to spread.
Breast cancer patients who have a family history of the disease may not need to worry that their outlook or chances for recurrence are higher than others.
The number of U.S. women diagnosed with breast cancer could rise by as much as fifty percent over the next fifteen years.
New research suggests the increasing costs of treating breast cancer are linked to higher survival rates.
A new study shows one-third of breast cancer patients worry about the genetic risks of the disease but many never follow up with their doctor.
The United States spends four billion dollars a year on unnecessary medical costs due to mammograms that generate a false positive and on breast tumors that are unlikely to cause problems.