Home > Medical > Breast Health > News News All sections in Breast » About Breast » Breast Reconstruction » FAQs » Health Tips » Multimedia » Breast News » Nipple Changes » Non-cancerous Lumps » Real-life Story » Surgery and Cancer » Types of early Cancer Frequent mammograms lower risk of cancer spreading Breast cancer patients who have mammograms every 12 to 18 months have less chance of lymph node involvement than those who wait longer. Compression bandages work for lymphedema Simple compression bandages are as effective as complicated massage treatments in treating the swollen arms of breast cancer patients. More breast MRIs not necessarily better Use of breast MRIs has nearly tripled in recent years, but the women who could benefit the most are not always getting the expensive imaging test. Quiz Cancer: are you at risk? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Subscribe Newsletters » Check your breasts How to do a breast self exam Persistent pain after mastectomy common A study suggests that psychological factors may be to blame for the persistent pain many women feel after a mastectomy. Search for environmental links to breast cancer A research effort to uncover the environmental causes of breast cancer by studying lab animals and a group of healthy girls has turned up some surprises. 'Boobies' bracelet fight could end in US high court The court battle between two girls and their school over "I (heart) Boobies!" breast cancer awareness bracelets could be settled by the US Supreme Court. Anaesthesia technique affects breast cancer outcome Danish researchers report that the anaesthesia technique used during breast cancer surgery may affect cancer recurrence and survival. Poorer women delay breast examination Younger women with limited finances are more likely than others to delay seeking medical attention after finding an abnormality in their breast. Breast cancer a growth experience for some Although a breast cancer diagnosis can be devastating news, some women say they also go through positive personal growth from the experience. Breast cancer radiation may affect heart Radiation therapy for early stage breast cancer carries a small, but real, risk of heart disease, new research finds. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.