Tag Archives: Breast

Quebec warns of cancer risk to women with textured breast implants

MONTREAL — The Quebec Health Department wants the thousands of women in the province who have received textured breast implants since 1995 to be warned of a potential cancer risk. The government has asked the province’s hospitals and clinics to contact all patients who received that specific type of implant in the last 24 years… Read More »

Body Fat and Breast Cancer

Obesity is a well-known risk factor for many kinds of cancer. So, if your weight is in the normal range and you’re not even close to obese, you might think you are relatively safe. But are you really? It turns out that new research shows that, for at least one form of cancer, just having… Read More »

Roche's Tecentriq wins fast FDA review in tough-to-treat breast cancer

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche is seen outside their headquarters in Basel January 30, 2014. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich/File Photo ZURICH (Reuters) – Roche’s Tecentriq medicine will get a speedy review by U.S. regulators in a tough-to-treat form of breast cancer as the Swiss drugmaker seeks to be the first company to have… Read More »