Breast Cancer

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Dense Breast Tissue may not be a High Cancer Risk

Dense breast tissue can make tumors on a mammogram tough to spot, so many women undergo additional tests. But a new study finds not all of them are at high risk for breast cancer.

05/20/2015

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STUDY: Breastfeeding Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer

A new study finds that breastfeeding may decrease a woman’s breast cancer risk.

04/30/2015

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Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Actress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

04/15/2015

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Breast Cancer Surgeon: No Data Showing Red Meat is Unsafe

SLU Care breast surgeon Dr. Teresa Schwartz at Saint Louis University Hospital says the study was based on women’s memory of what they ate.

06/17/2014

More than 30 thousand people filled the streets of St. Louis near the finish line for the annual Komen Race for the Cure on June 14, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

2014 Komen Race Raises 1.6M for Breast Cancer Programs, Research

Cardinals pitcher Jason Motte, known around Major League Baseball for his K Cancer fundraising program, was an honorary co-chair this year.

06/16/2014

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jason Motte greets participants in the annual Komen Race for the Cure in St. Louis on June 14, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

2014 Race For The Cure Recap

Survivors speak about what it means to come together each year in downtown St. Louis

06/14/2014

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STUDY: Breast Cancer Chemo May Lead to Heart Failure

A local cardiologist says there are some serious heart risks that come with chemotherapy.

06/05/2014

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National Cancer Survivors Day

There are more than 14.5 million today in the United States.

06/01/2014

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SLU Researchers Use Common Virus to Kill Breast Cancer

Saint Louis University researchers harness a common virus to kill breast cancer cells in mice.

05/23/2014

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Could Half of All Breast Cancers be Prevented?

A new Washington University School of Medicine study finds that could be the case, if girls and women of all ages adopted healthier lifestyles.

04/04/2014

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