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People diagnosed with cancer often don’t embrace the term ‘survivor’

Leonard L. Berry, Texas A&M University ; Andrea Flynn, University of San Diego, and Scott Davis, University of Houston-Downtown “Cancer survivor” has become a catch-all...

Beating breast cancer only to die of opioid use – a...

Rajesh Balkrishnan, University of Virginia The availability of life-prolonging treatments such as hormonal therapies and other targeted chemotherapy has led to a sharp decline in...

Breast cancer survivors, who lose muscle mass, can benefit from strength...

Lynn Panton, Florida State University and Ashley Artese, Roanoke College Breast cancer research has resulted in treatment that has greatly improved survival rates. As a...

Breast cancer risk higher in western parts of time zones; is...

Richard G. "Bugs" Stevens, University of Connecticut The 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded to three researchers “for their discoveries of molecular...

How inherited fitness may affect breast cancer risk

Henry J. Thompson, Colorado State University Repeated studies have shown that physical inactivity, and the occurrence of obesity to which it is linked, increases the...

How ‘cannibalism’ by breast cancer cells promotes dormancy: A possible clue...

Thomas Bartosh, Texas A&M University Breast cancer death rates overall have steadily declined since 1989, leading to an increased number of survivors....

Our obsession with hereditary cancers didn’t start when….

Our obsession with hereditary cancers didn't start when we discovered the breast cancer gene Devon Stillwell, Johns Hopkins University Angelina Jolie received much public attention for...

Shift work causes breast cancer in mice, according to a new...

Shift work causes breast cancer in mice, according to a new study – so what does this mean for humans? Richard Stevens, University of Connecticut A...

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First-generation college students earn less than graduates whose parents went to...

Anna Manzoni, North Carolina State University and Jessi Streib, Duke University When discussions take place about first-generation college students, often the focus is on how...