Birth Control Pills May Prevent Some Cancers, Study FindsAccording to the researchers at the National Cancer Institute, oral contraceptives can reduce the chance of developing ovarian, breast, and other cancers in women.
33 Communities Targeted In Breast Cancer FightThe Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation has released a new 'Community Profile of Breast Cancer in Connecticut.' The report identifies 33 communities around the state with higher rates of breast cancer, mortality from the disease, and late-stage diagnosis.
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Website Claims Too-Tight Bras May Lead To Breast CancerGwyneth Paltrow is under a little fire according to CBS News after a recent post on her website claimed that wearing a too-tight bra may increase risk of breast cancer.
Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer DiagnosisActress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
Cancer Patients Can Get 'Chemo Brain'; Treatment AvailableDr. Meyer says up to sixty percent of patients undergoing treatment for all types of cancers can develop chemo brain to some degree.
Study: Not Eating Red Meat May Lower Breast Cancer RiskAccording to a new study, young women who eat less red meat may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer later in life.
Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer PatientsA new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.
Study: Eating Meat May Increase Risk Of Breast Cancer In White PeopleResearchers at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey found preliminary evidence that the consumption of red meat and poultry could increase the risk of breast cancer - but only in white women.
Bristol Mayor Bans Pink Shirts
School Reverses Position On Student's Breast Cancer Bracelet Nathan Hale-Ray High School in Moodus has reversed itself and now is telling a student that she may wear a pink breast cancer bracelet in class.
Pink Police Cruiser Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness A pink-and-white police car will be cruising the streets of New Britain during the month of May, Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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