Think breast cancer is something only older women have to worry about? Think again. Experts say there are no age restrictions to this cancer – but that social support can mean the difference between life and death.
Breast cancer is not an illness that affects only those who speak English and live in the city, says survivor Nelisa Sipamia, who grew up in a rural area, dependent on the public health care system.
Many HIV patients are now issued with three-month supplies of treatment, cutting down the burden on clinics and patients. Now, breast cancer advocates want the same for women battling the cancer.
Women with breast cancer who do exercise, even at moderate levels, have a lower risk of death, according to research presented yesterday at the 2014 World Cancer Congress in Melbourne, Australia.