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BREAST CANCER NEWS is sent out weekly to breast cancer survivors and health care professionals all over the country and overseas. The information is intended for educational purposes only, in order to help patients make informed health choices. It covers information on cutting edge treatments, complementary & alternative treatments, diet, exercise and stress reduction and clinical trials.

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 2021 ARCHIVES- Click on the title
3. Interaction of Medications, Food and Supplements. Compiled by Breast Cancer Options
5. Treating Side Effects of Cancer Therapies with Integrative Medicine- Compiled by Breast Cancer Options from many sources.
6. Lifestyle Factors that Can Help Reduce Cancer Risk- From the Breast Cancer Options 2021 Healthy Lifestyles Calendar
7, The Financial Impact of Breast Cancer- Compiled from a variety of sources by Breast Cancer Options
9. Coffee Lowers Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence. Findings from prospective cohort studies
2020 ARCHIVES - click on the title. For articles from the Healthy Lifestyles Calenda
1. The Financial Impact of Breast Cancer. From the 2020 Healthy Lifestyles Calender

2. Lifestyle Factors That Help Genes Remain Healthy. From the 2020 Healthy Lifestyles Calenderhttp://breastcanceroptions.org/healthy_lifestyles_calendar0.aspx


3. Drinking dairy milk may increase your risk of breast cancer, study finds


4. How COVID-19 Affects Patients with Cancer. Katie Kosko-March 31, 2020- CURE magazine


5. Five Tips for Building a Better Immune System. Elizabeth Boham, MD- UltraWellness Center 


6.  Financial & Other Resources During The Coronavirus Outbreak. Breast Cancer Options Local Financial resources - Hudson Valley, NY


7. Eating for Immunity and the Role of Nutrition. Janna Neitzel MS, RD, CDN - Stram Center for Integrative Medicine


8. Cancer Second Opinion 101: Top 10 patient and provider Q&A


9. How to Avoid Getting COVID-19- A guide for breast cancer patients. (Compiled from a variety of sources)


10. Lifestyle Factors That Help Genes Remain Healthy. From the 2020 Breast Cancer Options Healthy Lifestyles Calendar  


11. Suffering from "chemo brain"? There's hope and many things you can do


12. Can Fasting 13 Hours or More at Night Reduce Recurrence Risk?


13. Taking Certain Supplements Before and During Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer May Be Risky


14. Unhealthy gut promotes spread of breast cancer. Disrupting gut bacteria had profound, sustained effects, making cancer more aggressive


15. Drinking After a Diagnosis- A study illuminates the alcohol consumption habits of cancer survivors


16. Breast cancer prevention: How to reduce your risk


17. Permanent Hair Dyes, Straighteners Linked to Higher Breast Cancer Risk 


18. Textured Implants May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Recurrence, Study Suggests


19. An insider guide to reading your radiology report


20. SLEEP, LIGHT, HORMONES AND BREAST CANCER. From the Breast Cancer Options 2020 Healthy Lifestyles Calendar


21. Food, Herbs and Drugs to Avoid During Cancer Treatment. From a variety of sources

2019 ARCHIVES (click on the title)

1. Common Preservative in Personal Care Products Linked to Breast Cancer

2. Diet and the Precautionary Principle-  From the Breast Cancer Options 2019 Healthy Lifestyles Calendar 

4. Almost Half of Breast Ca Mutations Missed by Test Criteria -Similar rate of variants in women included, excluded by NCCN guidelines 

5. Lifestyle Factors, Cancer and Gene Expression - from the 2019 Healthy Lifestyles Calendar

6  Researchers Reveal Hair Dyes Have a Direct Connection to Breast Cancer

7. HOW TO STAY HEALTHY IN A TOXIC WORLD - From the Breast Cancer Options 2019 Healthy Lifestyles Calendar.  

8. FDA Takes New Look at Breast Implant Safety

9. Stress as a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer and Recurrence. Stress Impacts the Immune System, Sleep, and Hormones 

10. New Online Tools Offer Path to Lower Drug Prices 

11. SABCS 2018: Low-Dose Tamoxifen in Reducing Recurrence and New Disease for Patients With Breast Intraepithelial Neoplasia  

12. Cancer and Circadian Rhythms: The Basics

13. 18 Steps To A Healthier Life For You And Your Family-  From the 2019 Healthy Lifestyles Calendar 

14. Harmful Toxins in Cosmetics: What to Avoid

15. Dietary Supplements for Cancer: Safe or Not? Some supplements can interfere with therapy - while others ease chemo and radiation side effects.

16. Exercise is best for reducing breast cancer recurrence

17. Breast Cancer Gene Expression Altered by Walnut Consumption

18. Breast Implant Recall: What You Need to Know

19, How To Stay Healthy in a Toxic World- From the Breast Cancer Options 2019 Healthy Lifestyles Calendar

22. Could Decreasing Inflammation Be the Cure for Everything? Managing your body's immune response is key to diseases of aging

23. Magnitude of Reduction in Risk of Second Contralateral Breast Cancer With Bilateral Mastectomy

24. Large Study Finds Nightly Fasting Helps Reduce Breast Cancer Recurrence. Nightly fasting could reduce breast cancer recurrence, according to a study that looked at more than 2,400 women with early-stage breast cancer. 


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