breast cancer

How to Be a Far-Away Friend to Someone with Breast Cancer

By Ruth Haag

I met my friend Nancy when we both lived in Findlay, Ohio in the early 1980s. When Nancy moved to North Carolina, we continued our friendship through letters. » Read more

Breast Cancer: Risks and Prevention

By JustMommies

According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. Of those 200,000, approximately 40,000 die annually from breast cancer. » Read more

New Report: Soy and Breast Cancer

Asian-American women who consumed high amounts of soy as children are 58% less likely to develop breast cancer as adults, Reuters reports Researchers from the National Cancer Institute say that when adolescents or adults consume soy, there was still a 20-25% drop in breast cancer, but nothing as drastic as when it’s taken by children, translating into this period of development being a key factor. » Read more