Blood Test May Help Predict Which Breast Cancers Will RecurA blood test five years after breast cancer treatment helped identify some women who were more likely to relapse, long before a lump or other signs appeared, a preliminary study found.
Study: Birth Control Pills Slightly Raise Risk Of Breast CancerModern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives. But a new study suggests that, like older pills, they still modestly raise the risk of breast cancer.
Mobile Mammogram Clinic Coming To North TexasHundreds of women will have access to preventive healthcare this fall: mammograms, clinical breast exams and pap tests.
Breast Cancer AwarenessOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Be sure to talk with your primary care doctor about steps that you can take for breast health and screenings.
Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus Diagnosed With Breast CancerActress Julia Louis-Dreyfus admitted on social media Thursday that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Susan G. Komen Names Business Executive As New LeaderThe breast cancer organization Susan G. Komen has named a longtime business executive as its president and CEO. The group on Wednesday named Paula Schneider to the post, effective November 6.
UTSW Researchers Testing New Drug For When Breast Cancer Comes BackAn exciting new development in the world of breast cancer research is happening right here in North Texas.
Drugs Score Big Wins Against Lung, Prostate, Breast CancersDrugs are scoring big wins against common cancers, setting new standards for how to treat many prostate, breast and lung tumors. There's even a "uni-drug" that may fight many forms of the disease.
Softball Series Teaches Players Powerful Lessons In Overcoming AdversityDespite the outcome of the regional finals, both Forney and The Colony high schools have learned powerful lessons about overcoming adversity.
'Stand Up To Cancer' Co-Founder Dies At 63Noreen Fraser, a TV producer whose own cancer diagnosis turned her into an activist against the disease, has died. She was 63 years old. Fraser died Monday at her Los Angeles home of metastatic breast cancer.
FDA Approves New Drug For Advanced Breast CancerRegulators have approved a new drug as an initial treatment for women with a type of breast cancer. It is a pill that works to slow the spread of cancer by blocking two proteins that can stimulate growth and division of cancer cells.
Bill Would Require Insurance To Cover 3-D MammographyA bill in the Texas Legislature would mandate that better mammograms be covered by insurance. Currently, an out-of-pocket 3-D mammography screening can cost up to $150 more than regular mammograms.

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