Tag Archives: Breast

Inspirational Singer & Breast Cancer Survivor Beverley Craven on Women Fitness

Beverley Craven, a British singer-songwriter is best known for her 1991 UK hit single “Promise Me“ In 2018, Craven was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy and lymph node surgery followed by chemotherapy treatment, resulting in an interruption in her Woman to Woman tour, which was resumed in 2019 after her health… Read More »

Hologic Releases SuperSonic MACH 40 Breast Ultrasound in U.S.

July 10th, 2020 Medgadget Editors Ob/Gyn, Oncology, Radiology Hologic is launching in the U.S. its first cart-based breast ultrasound system, the SuperSonic MACH 40. The company touts the device as a premium ultrasound that produces high fidelity images and features a number of capabilities that improve clinical efficiency and diagnostic accuracy. Some of these features… Read More »

AstraZeneca, Daiichi notch blockbuster FDA nod for breast cancer med Enhertu

For metastatic breast cancer patients who try and fail on multiple treatments, finding options to manage disease is a difficult proposition. AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo hoped their antibody-drug conjugate could help that tough-to-treat population––and the FDA agreed to give it a shot despite a shaky safety profile.  The FDA approved AstraZeneca and Daiichi’s Enhertu (fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki) on Friday as… Read More »

Losing weight could reduce breast cancer risk for women over 50, study finds

Overweight women over the age of 50 could see a reduction in their risk of developing breast cancer if they lost weight, according to a new study. The study, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) and conducted by researchers from the American Cancer Society, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health,… Read More »

Research shows hair dye and straighteners increase risk of breast cancer in Black women

Adobe Stock Images A study has sparked concerns about how permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners affects the safety of African American women. The study was recently published in the International Journal of Cancer. Past research has found a connection in the chemicals of hair dye and straighteners with cancer. However, when tested within… Read More »