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Understanding breast cancer

Of all the ways to go, cancer is arguably the most insidious. Your own body is rebelling against itself; cancer cells fighting to keep...

Supporting the pink crusade

In most countries, pink is considered as a feminine color that evokes traditional gender roles. However, for the community of cancer victims, survivors and...

Progress towards advanced breast cancer treatments

Breast cancer is still considered as the most commonly occurring cancer in women globally, with over two million new cases tallied by the World Cancer...

Breast Cancer Facts

• THE PHILIPPINES is at the center of the battle against breast cancer. Several reports show that the country has the highest incidence rate in Asia and is among the top 10 countries with the most cases of breast cancer. The disease is so common that one of every 13 Filipino women are expected to develop breast cancer in her lifetime.

Enjoy afternoon tea and raise funds to help cancer patients

THROUGHOUT the month of October, a number of companies are holding special events and promos to improve awareness of breast cancer, and in many cases to raise money for research, awareness, and treatment centers.

Gene test shows more breast cancer patients can skip chemo

Tampa, United States -- The majority of women with a common form of breast cancer may be able to skip chemotherapy after surgery, based...

Having had close encounters with the disease, fashion designers join breast...

THE FASHION world shows again that it can make the world a better place not just on the outside but through a richer inner...

Vitamin D levels tied to breast cancer survival

FOR WOMEN diagnosed with breast cancer, high vitamin D levels in the blood may be tied to better odds of surviving and having tumors...

Reports warn of explosion in cancer deaths among women

PARIS -- Two reports have warned of an explosion in cancer deaths among women, with a toll, mainly from breast cancer, of some 5.5...

Breast care center rehab finished

By Zsarlene B. Chua AFTER several years of raising the needed funds, The Peninsula Manila, together with Estee Lauder Companies, has completed the rehabilitation of...

News about breast and cervical cancer

Medicine Cabinet Reiner W. Gloor MARCH is still International Women’s Month and to continue our discussion on health issues plaguing women today, we’d like to focus...

US guidelines urge breast cancer screening from age 50

MIAMI — Women 50 and older should get a mammogram to screen for breast cancer every two years, while women in their 40s should...