Category Archives: Breast Disease

Different Progestogens And Their Risks

Pharmacist Dr Alfred Mueck is a leading expert on hormonal contraception and hormone therapy. He recently spoke at the World Menopause Congress on different progestogens (the most important being progesterone) and whether they convey different risks. Here is a summary Continue reading »

Testosterone for Women and Breast Cancer Awareness

October is breast cancer awareness month and here at Lawley Pharmaceuticals we have been asked the question by women – Is there an increased risk of developing breast cancer if I use testosterone cream?  On the balance of evidence… Continue reading »

Persistent Pain and Wellbeing in Women Treated For Breast Cancer

The Bupa Health Foundation Health and Wellbeing After Breast Cancer Study (http://med.monash.edu.au/sphpm/womenshealth/after-bc-study/bupa.html) has released information regarding breast cancer, persistent pain and well-being. The Bupa study followed 1683 Victorian women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. For some women with… Continue reading »

The experience of breast cancer in older women

The Bupa Health Foundation Health and Wellbeing After Breast Cancer Study  has released interesting information concerning the the experience of breast cancer in older women. The Bupa study followed 1683 Victorian women newly diagnosed with breast cancer.  One issue investigated… Continue reading »

Breast Cancer and Obesity

At the recent World Menopause Congress  held earlier this month, Dr Genaro Vega-Malagon discussed a study regarding the  association of breast cancer and obesity. The study was conducted through the University Autonomous of Queretaro. Here is a summary of their… Continue reading »

Breast size, cancer and exercise: what is the link?

  Exercise is good for your health – this is a well known fact. Just how good it is, has been the subject of many studies including a recently released paper by Paul T. Williams on PLOS One late last… Continue reading »

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