Breast Cancer News of Note: February 2024

February 3, 2024

As an organization that serves young women affected by breast cancer, we make sure to keep up with the latest news so we know what our women face when it comes to treatment and beyond. In this blog series, we will share the the month’s news that we feel is most interesting and relevant.

Here are the headlines from February 2024 (we will continue to update this post through the end of the month)

February 1: "Improving cancer prevention among people experiencing homelessness" Read the full article from Medical Xpress HERE.

February 5: "Strategies to shield breast cancer patients from lymphedema" Read the full article from Medical Xpress HERE.

February 6: "As cancer treatment advances, patients and doctors push back against drugs' harsh side effects" Read the full article from Medical Xpress HERE.

February 13: "Hand-held biosensor using saliva sample makes breast cancer screening fast, affordable, and accurate" Read the full article from Medical Xpress HERE.

February 14: "Caring for Yourself When You Have Caregiver Burnout" Read the full article from Healthline HERE.

February 19: "Researchers optimize genetic tests for diverse populations to tackle health disparities" Read the full article from Medical Xpress HERE.

February 19: "Q&A: Why the top cause of death for women has been ignored" Read the full Q&A from Medical Xpress HERE.

February 20: "Annual breast cancer screening beginning at 40 saves lives, study suggests" Read the full article from Medical Xpress HERE.

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