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Risk Factors for Male Breast Cancer

December 30, 2015

Risk Factors for Male Breast Cancer It’s important to understand the risk factors for male breast cancer — particularly because men are not routinely screened for the disease and don’t think about the possibility that they’ll get it. As a result, breast cancer tends to be more advanced in men than in women when it […]

Exercise and Breast Cancer Recovery

December 30, 2015

Exercise and Breast Cancer Recovery The most common issues that plague post-mastectomy patients are upper-crossed syndrome and range of motion limitations in the affected shoulder. Upper cross syndrome is the combination of protracted (rounded) shoulders, forward head, cervical lordosis, winged-scapula, and thoracic kyphosis. As a result of these postural deviations, mastectomy, lymph node dissection, and/or […]

The Four Major Molecular Subtypes of Breast Cancer

December 30, 2015

The Four Major Molecular Subtypes of Breast Cancer – NCI Press Release  The four major molecular subtypes of breast cancer have been determined for the first time by researchers that have used national data to determine the incidence of the  by age, race/ethnicity, poverty level, and several other factors. These four subtypes respond differently to […]