Items Tagged ‘breast cancer prevention’

February 4th, 2015

Low-Fat Diet May Help Prevent Certain Breast Cancers

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Women who lower their fat intake may have a reduced risk of estrogen receptor (ER)-positive/progesterone receptor (PR)-negative breast cancer. These findings were published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. The relationship between diet and breast cancer has been studied extensively. In particular, the link between dietary fat intake and breast cancer risk has been a […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, breast cancer prevention, cancer prevention, diet, News, Screening/Prevention Breast Cancer


December 16th, 2014

IBIS-I Trial Confirms Greater Than Fifteen Year Benefit of Tamoxifen to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer in High-Risk Women

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Long term results of the International Breast Cancer Intervention Study-I (IBIS-I) were presented at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, confirming that tamoxifen significantly decreased the risk of developing breast cancer in high-risk women. The IBIS-1 clinical study was designed to investigate the long-term risks and benefits of taking tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, breast cancer prevention, cancer prevention, News, Screening/Prevention Breast Cancer, tamoxifen