cancer

The incidence of breast cancer in the United States dropped precipitously in 2003, and new research suggests the downward trend was the result of millions…

(BlackDoctor.org) — Breast cancer prevention studies are clinical trials (research studies conducted with people) that explore ways of reducing the risk, or chance, of developing…

(BlackDoctor.org) — Women get breast cancer when cells in the breast don’t grow right and a tumor forms. Getting a mammogram (x-ray of the breast)…

(BlackDoctor.org) — A woman’s hormone levels normally change throughout her life for a variety of reasons, and these hormonal changes can lead to changes in…

Cancer Screenings Key to Detect Health Problems Date: Monday, January 18, 2010 By: Jackie Jones Even if you feel perfectly healthy, regular health screenings are important to catch health issues before they become major problems. For black Americans particularly, screenings to detect the early signs of cancer are critical to reduce mortality from the disease.  […]