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Month: January 2012

Study suggests red wine may provide breast cancer benefit

Drinking red wine may decrease breast cancer risk, according to a study published this month in the Journal of Women’s Health. According to the researchers, chemicals in red grape skin and seeds may act as aromatase inhibitors (AIs) and decrease breast cancer risk in premenopausal women. Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California […]

ACS predicts over 290,000 women and men to be diagnosed with in situ and invasive breast cancer in 2012

The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates 229,060 women and men will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer this year, and that 39,920 will die from the disease. In Cancer Facts & Figures 2012, released this week, the ACS also estimates 63,300 new cases of in situ breast cancer in women this year. Over 53,000 of […]