Losing breast little help after cancer Mastectomy may not improve survival for some patients For some women, having a breast removed once they’re diagnosed with cancer doesn’t always mean they’ll live longer, a new study says. Researchers said that in women with breast cancer who also have genetic mutations that make them more susceptible to […]
A year after beating breast cancer, Peter Criss, a founding member of the rock band KISS, calls himself “the luckiest man in the planet.” While some men feel embarrassed because of “this macho crap,” Criss said surviving breast cancer — yes, men get it, too — was actually a blessing. He was treated before the tumor could spread and said he’s speaking about male breast cancer now — during National Breast Cancer Awareness month — to raise the profile of this rare disease.
Actor Patrick Swayze’s achievements include several feature films such as “Dirty Dancing” and “Ghost,” as well as living with advanced pancreatic cancer for longer than most patients. That Swayze, who died Monday at age 57, survived nearly two years with the condition is “quite an accomplishment,” Dr