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How to Navigate Metastatic Breast Cancer Test Results

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: healthline.com Metastatic breast cancer (MBC), also called stage 4 or advanced breast cancer, means that breast cancer has spread beyond the breast and nearby lymph nodes to other organs in the body, like the bones or brain. Not all breast cancers are the same. If you’ve already received an MBC diagnosis, your doctor will most likely perform additional tests …

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Do Oral Contraceptives Cause Cancer?

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: healthline.com According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Trusted Source, roughly 14 percent of women ages 15 to 49 currently use the birth control pill. While hormonal birth control has benefits beyond pregnancy prevention, there are concerns that it may influence cancer risk. Research suggests that although oral contraceptives slightly increase the risk of breast and cervical …