Women with Type 2 Diabetes More Likely to Develop, Less Likely to Survive, Breast Cancer

Two studies published recently report on the link between Type 2 diabetes and breast cancer. One study led by A.L. Ronco of Pereira Rossell Women's Hospital in Montevideo, Uruguay, showed that women who were obese and had Type 2 diabetes related to obesity were 9 times as likely to develop breast cancer. The other study, led by Wei-Wu Chen of … [Read more...]

American Cancer Society Recommends Mammograms For Women 40 And Older

Despite recent controversy surrounding the United States Preventative Services Task Force's (USPSTF) opinion that women should not receive mammograms until the age of 50, The American Cancer Society confirmed its recommendation earlier this week that women 40 and older should continue to receive the screening. The Task Force based its decision … [Read more...]

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