National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness month is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Through heightened awareness about early detection, and the development of excellent treatment options, survival rates for breast cancer have increased. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, when breast cancer is detected early, in its localized stages (has not spread…Read More »

Sugar Linked to Breast and Lung Cancer

In a recent study conducted at the University of Texas’ MD Anderson Cancer Center, sugar has been linked to an increased risk for breast cancer and metastasis (the spread of cancer) to the lungs. The study investigated the impact of dietary sugar on mammary gland tumor development and metastasis in mice. The study Researchers tested…Read More »