Tag: breast cancer

Cow’s milk may increase risk of breast cancer

Tuesday 03rd March 2020

A new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology has revealed that higher intakes of cow’s milk are linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. The study was funded by the National Cancer […]

Does hair dye increase breast cancer risk?

Saturday 18th January 2020

A new study has investigated whether there is a relationship between hair products and breast cancer. Breast cancer affects around 1 in 8 women in their lifetime. Breast cancer rates among non-Hispanic white women have […]

Male breast cancer study highlights the need for pioneering clinical trials

Saturday 19th October 2019

In 2019, an estimated 268,000 cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women. But each year about 1 percent of all breast cancer cases will appear in men too — which works out […]

Bathsheba’s Breast: Women, Cancer & History

Tuesday 15th October 2019

In 1654, Rembrandt painted a picture of his mistress entitled “Bathsheba at her bath”. Over 300 years later, an Italian physician viewed the painting and noticed several characteristics of the left breast indicative of breast […]