Breast Cancer

New Mammogram Guidelines Leave Many Women With QuestionsThe new guidelines from the American Cancer Society say women at average risk should have their first mammogram at age 45, instead of 40.
New Guidelines on When Women Should Start Getting Mammograms"Currently from the American Cancer Society, based on these guidelines, yearly screening mammograms should start at age 45 for a woman at an average risk of getting breast cancer."
Study Documents Results After Jolie's Breast Cancer DecisionsLocal genetic counselors say Angelina Jolie’s breast cancer decisions have made a big difference locally.
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New Study Shows Effectiveness of MammogramsAn expert panel finds mammograms are most beneficial for women between the ages of 50 and 74.
Dense Breast Tissue may not be a High Cancer RiskDense 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.
STUDY: Breastfeeding Reduces Risk of Breast CancerA new study finds that breastfeeding may decrease a woman’s breast cancer risk.
Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer DiagnosisActress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
Breast Cancer Surgeon: No Data Showing Red Meat is UnsafeSLU Care breast surgeon Dr. Teresa Schwartz at Saint Louis University Hospital says the study was based on women's memory of what they ate.
2014 Komen Race Raises 1.6M for Breast Cancer Programs, ResearchCardinals pitcher Jason Motte, known around Major League Baseball for his K Cancer fundraising program, was an honorary co-chair this year.
2014 Race For The Cure Recap Survivors speak about what it means to come together each year in downtown St. Louis
STUDY: Breast Cancer Chemo May Lead to Heart FailureA local cardiologist says there are some serious heart risks that come with chemotherapy.
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