Warning that Hormone Replacement Therapy Nullifies Benefits of Exercise in Breast Cancer Risk-Reduction

BY ED SUSMAN   CHICAGO–Physical activity is known to reduce the risk of breast cancer–but all the benefit of that activity appears to be negated by taking hormone replacement therapy. That is the conclusion of a meta-analysis reported here at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting (Abstract 1561).   “If you are a […]


Memory problems may be linked to “Cancer” Brain, not “Chemo Brain.”

Memory problems and cognitive impairment in women with breast cancer have traditionally been blamed on “chemo brain,” but a new study shows that there may be problems even before patients start on chemotherapy and suggests that cognitive problems may be linked to cytokines released by the cancer. The study was published online June 22 in […]


Pink Power Party supporting the VBCAG on Friday, August 28th at Nina McLemore

If you are looking to support women in our community with breast cancer AND can use a good shopping spree, please join us on Friday, August 28th at Nina McLemore in Vail! Nina McLemore and Hostess Joyce Bradley invite you to a PINK POWER PARTY to benefit The Vail Breast Cancer Awareness Group Friday, August […]