'You Are Not Alone; a film about living with secondary breast cancer.'
Wednesday, 20 August 2008 23:50 A documentary DVD entitled "You're Not Alone - a film about living with secondary breast cancer" is now available. Read more...
HRT Back in the News
Wednesday, 25 June 2008 20:44

by Sally Crossing AM, Breast Cancer Action Group NSW


Two studies about the links between HRT and breast cancer have been reported in the last weeks.  More confusion? 
First, the pharma sponsored International Menopause Society published a statement saying that "world experts declare HRT safe for women in early menopause" and "now HRT is safe after all".

MRI The Facts
Tuesday, 11 September 2007 22:46

Response from the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute

Recently there was a study released on MRI vs. mammography, which has featured in the media. This article is a response provided by the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute and the Cancer Institute NSW.

New HRT Study 'Out of Step'
Tuesday, 01 April 2008 20:37

The Westmead Breast Cancer Institute (BCI) says the new findings of a major American study on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) were out of step with other data which indicate that the risk of breast cancer falls fairly quickly after stopping HRT. Read more...

Diethylstilbestrol or DES associated with a higher risk of breast cancer in daughters.
Sunday, 06 August 2006 10:00 A recent media report faxed to the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute (BCI) and picked up by Radio Station 2GB has reported that daughters of women who were prescribed Diethylstilbestrol (DES) in the late 1930s to early 1971 to reduce the incidence of miscarriage have a higher risk of developing breast cancer. Read more...

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