Breast Cancer News of Note: May 2022

May 11, 2022

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 May 2022 (we will continue to update this post through the end of the month)

May 5: "Cancer in Youth Means Heightened Odds for Another Cancer Later" Read the full article from Health Day HERE.

May 9: "Urgent action needed to address disparities in women’s heart health" Read the full article from News Medical HERE.

May 9: "Exposure to wildfires increases risk of cancer" Read the full article from Science Daily HERE.

May 10: "Misinformation on cancer nutrition abounds on Pinterest: Study" Read the full study from Medical Xpress HERE.

May 18: "Breast cancer drug may halt brain tumor growth" Read the full article from Medical News Today HERE.

May 19: "Obesity stigma keeps many from life-saving cancer screening: Study" Read the full study from Medical Xpress HERE.

May 19: "Cancer death rates among Black people declined over time, but remain higher than other racial and ethnic groups" Read the full article by the National Cancer Institute via Medical Xpress HERE.

May 25: "Infertility Tied to Male Breast Cancer Risk" Read the full article from Health Day HERE.

May 27: "U.S. Adults Lack Knowledge on Tanning, Sunburn Risks" Read the full article from Health Day HERE.

May 31: "Race, gender and the ways these identities intersect matter in cancer outcomes" Read the full article from Medical Xpress HERE.

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