BY Krista Ciminera
on Jun 01, 2010
It's a great day for women's health! A new vaccine is in the works and currently showing great promise of preventing and treating breast cancer.
Breast cancer affects one in eight women in the United States, and this vaccine holds the potential to save millions of lives worldwide. Not only has it shown to prevent cancer from forming, it could also halt the growth of existing tumors. These studies have only been administered in mice, and if they ... Read More
Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
While breastcancer.org predicts that 40,480 American women are expected to die in 2008 from it, the good news is that death rates have been decreasing since 1990. The organization largely credits earlier detection among the top reasons for the decrease. So it’s understandable why women all over the U.S. are ... Read More