Vitamin Supplements View More

This month, we feature a series of articles on breast cancer to observe National Breast Cancer Awareness month. This article reviews the role nutritional supplements play in breast cancer prevention and treatment.   The American Cancer Society (ACS) has been a leader in evaluating the relationship between nutrition, physical exercise, nutritional supplements and cancer. About… Continue Reading

Can Bacteria Cause or Prevent Breast Cancer View More

When it comes to women’s health, there are few things scarier than the “c” word, especially breast cancer.  After all, it accounts for 25% of all cancers and is the leading cause of cancer death among women.  And while we have some understanding of risk factors, it’s clearly not enough because almost ¾ of diagnoses… Continue Reading

Young girls are maturing earlier, according to a study published in the September issue of Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.   The study was sponsored by the Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Centers (BCERC).  The BCERC were established in 2003 in partnership with the National Institute of Environmental Health… Continue Reading

Fish Oil Supplements May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk View More

Fish oil supplements may reduce the risk of breast cancer, report researchers in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.   This was the first prospective study that investigated the association between long term specialty supplement (non-vitamin, non-mineral) use and breast cancer risk. Participants were members of VITAL†,… Continue Reading