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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 5-step self-examination guide you must follow

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month: One of the most common cancers in women, breast cancer can be treated successfully if detected at an early stage.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month(Pixabay)
Breast Cancer Awareness Month(Pixabay)
Updated on Oct 16, 2021 07:25 PM IST
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By Parmita Uniyal

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 4 stages of breast cancer explained

  • Breast cancer is curable if detected early. Stage of the disease plays a crucial role in its outcome. 
It is important to nip breast cancer in its bud as early detection can significantly improve the chances of a patient’s recovery.(Pexels)
It is important to nip breast cancer in its bud as early detection can significantly improve the chances of a patient’s recovery.(Pexels)
Published on Oct 09, 2021 03:20 PM IST
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Here's how nighttime artificial lights exposure may elevate thyroid cancer risk

A new study has found that people living in regions with high levels of outdoor artificial light at night may face a higher risk of developing thyroid cancer
Here's how nighttime artificial lights exposure may elevate thyroid cancer risk(Photo by Francesco Casalino on Unsplash)
Here's how nighttime artificial lights exposure may elevate thyroid cancer risk(Photo by Francesco Casalino on Unsplash)
Updated on Feb 08, 2021 06:30 PM IST
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New studies clarify which genes may raise breast cancer risk

Two large studies give a much sharper picture of which inherited mutations raise the risk of breast cancer for women without a family history of the disease, and how common these flawed genes are in the general population.
A study clarifies which gene may raise breast cancer risk(AP)
A study clarifies which gene may raise breast cancer risk(AP)
Published on Jan 21, 2021 11:34 AM IST
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Obesity and vitamin D deficiency can raise risk of breast cancer

Breast cancer: Higher levels of vitamin D can reduce risk of breast cancer mortality by 50% in women with lower body mass index (BMI), says a new study.
Higher levels of vitamin D in the body are associated with lowered breast cancer risk.(Shutterstock)
Higher levels of vitamin D in the body are associated with lowered breast cancer risk.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 19, 2018 01:54 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent

Fruits and vegetables in diet can lower risk of breast cancer, aggressive tumours

Diet to reduce breast cancer risk: Eating more fruits and vegetables can reduce risk of breast cancer among women, says a new study.
The study shows that women who ate more than 5.5 servings of fruits and vegetables each day had an 11% lower risk of breast cancer than those who ate only 2.5 or fewer servings.(Shutterstock)
The study shows that women who ate more than 5.5 servings of fruits and vegetables each day had an 11% lower risk of breast cancer than those who ate only 2.5 or fewer servings.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 21, 2018 04:56 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent

This sticky protein could be the cause for breast cancer risk

As cancerous cells start invading into tissue which is sorrounding them, they come across the gluey fibronectin protein.
Around 75% of breast cancers are considered estrogen receptor positive since estrogen is the reason those cancers multiply.(Shutterstock)
Around 75% of breast cancers are considered estrogen receptor positive since estrogen is the reason those cancers multiply.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 08, 2018 12:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Bhandari, Hindustan Times, Delhi

Being overweight in middle age is linked to low breast cancer risk

For pre-menopausal women, a higher body fat was linked to lower breast cancer risk, according to researchers. The trend could be attributed to multiple factors such as differences in hormones, including estrogen -- primary female sex hormone -- growth factors, or breast density.
Perks of being overweight?(Shutterstock)
Perks of being overweight?(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 22, 2018 04:07 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service, New York | By HT Correspondent

Higher your consumption of vitamin D, lesser the risk of breast cancer

This study was limited to postmenopausal breast cancer and proved the importance of vitamin D.
All women who were part of the study were aged 55 years or older.(Shutterstock)
All women who were part of the study were aged 55 years or older.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 16, 2018 11:16 AM IST
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