Tag Archives: breast

Vitamin Use Tied to Lower Breast Cancer Death

Postmenopausal breast cancer patients had a significantly lower risk of dying of the disease if they consumed multivitamins with minerals, an analysis of data from theWomen’s Health Initiative (WHI) showed.

Overall, use of multivitamins with minerals was associated with a 30% lower likelihood of breast cancer mortality in women who were already taking the vitamins at diagnosis. A matched analysis yielded a similar reduction in the hazard for fatal breast cancer.

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P.S. – Sorry about the long delay. Our website moderator (Me) is back in school taking much more advance classes than previously used to. I’ll try to keep a constant schedule.

Cycling For Breast Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, about one in eight women will develop breast cancer during their lifetime. There are more than 2.9 million breast cancer survivors in the United States. Saturday along with their supporters, those survivors took to the city streets and even highways to raise money for life saving research.

More than 400 people arrived this morning at the Sanford Cancer Center, ready to bike for breast cancer. While some just wanted a healthy way to give back, others were decked in pink to show their support for a special someone.

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Long-Term Night Shift Working Linked to Breast Cancer

Researchers have found that women who work night shifts for more than 30 years may be at a higher risk of breast cancer than other women.

The study, published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), was done by researchers in Canada. They analyzed the careers of 1,134 women with breast cancer and 1,179 women without the disease.

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