Breast Cancer

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Task force: Ashkenazi women should be screened for cancer genes

Task force: Ashkenazi women should be screened for cancer genes

Women whose ancestry is prone to BRCA mutations should be screened for genes linked to breast cancer, article in US medical journal asserts.Marcy Oster, JTA, 21/08/2019 20:01
New unit to treat young breast cancer patients

New unit to treat young breast cancer patients

Shaare Zedek Medical Center unveils new unit that is good news for women carrying the BRCA genes.Arutz Sheva, 30/04/2018 17:45
Playback Na'na: Helping women in Israel cope with cancer

Playback Na'na: Helping women in Israel cope with cancer

A personal bout with breast cancer leads to a creative idea for helping others cope with the disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/02/2018 20:48
Woman sued hospital over repeated infections.

Woman sued hospital over repeated infections.

A woman filed suit against Sheba hospital for performing 10 breast operations on her due to repeated infections caused by latex gloves.Yoel Domb, 18/09/2016 10:04
US embassy in pink to promote cancer awareness

US embassy in pink to promote cancer awareness

Embassy marks Breast Cancer Awareness month with special display to express hope in battling the disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2015 09:02
On the Road to a Cure for Breast Cancer?

On the Road to a Cure for Breast Cancer?

Experts at major US cancer conference reveal new treatments that could turn the tide in battle against number 1 cancer in women.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2015 20:54
Jolie Surgery Could Lower Ashkenazi Cancer Risk

Jolie Surgery Could Lower Ashkenazi Cancer Risk

Actress's tough choice shows how carriers of BRCA mutation - which can mean an 80% risk of breast cancer - can avoid the worst.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2015 18:43
Arab Israeli Women Aren't Boycotting This One

Arab Israeli Women Aren't Boycotting This One

All women win as Israel battles breast cancer and becomes a global leader on all facets of dealing with the disease. Ellie Rudee, 18/11/2014 08:05
Israel Develops Blood Test to Detect Breast Cancer

Israel Develops Blood Test to Detect Breast Cancer

Octava Pink test already available in Israel and Italy; FDA reviewing procedure for use in the US.Tova Dvorin, 03/06/2014 08:27
Breast Cancer Radiation Treatment May Cause Risks

Breast Cancer Radiation Treatment May Cause Risks

A new study has found an increased risk of heart problems in women who are treated for breast cancer with radiation therapy. Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 14/03/2013 11:30
Report: Aspirin May Protect Against Skin Cancer

Report: Aspirin May Protect Against Skin Cancer

A new study has reaffirmed research showing that aspirin may protect against one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer - melanoma.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/03/2013 16:36
Teva Joins Breast Cancer Cure Trial

Teva Joins Breast Cancer Cure Trial

Israel’s giant Teva Pharmaceuticals has signed a deal with Galena Biopharma to develop and sell NeuVax breast cancer treatment in Israel. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 05/12/2012 12:04
Ten Israeli Advances in Fighting Breast Cancer

Ten Israeli Advances in Fighting Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Awareness can save your life. Israel is in the forefront of medical research and treatment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2012 08:37
Severe Hunger in WWII = Increased Breast Cancer

Severe Hunger in WWII = Increased Breast Cancer

Severe hunger increases breast cancer risk in Jewish women survivors of World War II.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 03/10/2012 11:52
Breast Cancer Risk Rises with Weight Gain

Breast Cancer Risk Rises with Weight Gain

Scientists have linked obesity to a higher risk of redeveloping breast cancer after treatment, according to new data released Monday.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 27/08/2012 22:13
Old City Goes Pink for Breast Cancer

Old City Goes Pink for Breast Cancer

Jerusalem held a special ceremony in which the old city walls were lit in pink to raise awareness for breast cancer.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 03/05/2012 06:45