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IMAGING Management

MRI Study Finds Increasing BMI Linked to Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Women

2016 07 Jun

Fatty acids in the breast may be useful indicators of cancer in postmenopausal women, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology . The results may help researchers determine the underlying mechanisms behind breast cancer development in some patients. The role of fat in breast cancer development and growth has been... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Hormone Replacement Therapy Increases Risk of Ovarian Cancer

2015 20 Feb

According to an extensive meta-analysis from the Collaborative Group on Epidemiological Studies of Ovarian Cancer, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) was associated with an increased risk for ovarian cancer in postmenopausal women. To date, studies that have examined a link between HRT and ovarian cancer risk have been small and/or retrospective... Read more