Adelaide researchers say they might have found a better way to use anti-inflammatory drugs to prevent breast cancer. The Hospital Research Foundation has identified a protein that causes inflammation and increased breast density in some women, increasing their cancer risk :: Read the full article »»»»
Boyfans, hold back those tears! One of our most favourite celebrities – Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie – has revealed she’s undergone a double mastectomy to reduce her apparently high risk of breast cancer.
Because of a ‘faulty’ gene, doctors had informed Ms Jolie she had an 87 per cent risk of breast cancer and a 50 per cent risk of ovarian cancer. Since having the operation, Ms Jolie, 37, says she has reduced her risk of developing breast cancer to less than 5 per cent.
In a New York Times opinion piece, the superstar, partner to Brad Pitt and mother of six, says she quietly finished three months of medical procedures on April 27. In light of Ms Jolie’s brave actions doctors are predicting an increase in the number of Australian women getting tests for breast cancer gene mutations :: Read the full article »»»»