The new drug, called Perjeta, is designed to shrink breast cancer tumors before surgery in the 20 percent of women with tumors fueled by the HER2 positive protein.
Start spreading the news, there is a new found benefit for girls who eat peanut butter. According to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Harvard Medical School, girls 9 to 15 years of age who regularly ate peanut butter or nuts were 39 percent less likely to develop benign breast disease by age 30.
The study found 609 confirmed breast cancer deaths. The median age of death from breast cancer was 49, and the median age of death from any other cause was 72.
Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine have found that teenage and young adult women who consume alcohol are more likely to develop breast cancer later in life.
The researchers argue that not only does the definition of cancer need to change, but in some cases, the word should be dropped from many common diagnoses.
Musician Margo Rey; who is also the wife of comedian Ron White; talked to us about her battle with Breast Cancer. Margo also talks to us about her new album “Between Us” can also help […]
Plastic surgeons at Saint Louis University Hospital are now using fat grafting to aid in breast reconstruction in a much quicker way.
More than 40,000 took the streets of St. Louis for the 15th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
Numbers are down for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, but it is not too late to sign up.
Dr. Julie Margenthaler says the BRCA gene is quite rare, affecting just one or two in every 1,000 people, but there are some warning signs.