A Major Change to How Doctors Talk About Mammogram Results is Coming Soon

Doctors across the U.S. may soon be required to provide women with more information about their mammography results. This week, the American Food and Drug Administration announced plans to update a rule that would mandate doctors tell patients if they have dense breast tissue, a complicated risk factor for breast cancer. Read More >>

This Table Detects Breast Cancer Using Sound Waves, Not X-Rays

Traditional mammography machines—besides being uncomfortable—rely on ionising radiation to image a patient's breasts. As all we all know, radiation ironically increases the risk of cancer developing. So a company called Delphinus Medical Technologies has developed a safer alternative called the SoftVue which instead uses ultrasonic sound waves bouncing around inside a large water tank. Read More >>

Squeezing Boobs Can Stop Breast Cancer

If you need another excuse to show some love to the mammaries, scientists have found that squeezing breasts can actually prevent malignant breast cells from triggering cancer. Yes, squeezing. Guys and gals, do your part in stopping cancer, please. Read More >>

South Korea Rules That a Samsung Chip Plant Gave Its Employee Cancer

Just when it thought allegations of poor working conditions were grounded, Samsung has been accused by the South Korean government of running a chip plant that causes cancer. Read More >>

The Best Breast Cancer Scanner Might Be a Souped-Up Sports Bra

Cancer is easier to defeat the earlier it's detected. And while getting a weekly mammogram to catch breast cancer in its earliest stages is impractical, wearing a smart sports bra that's just as effective at early detection isn't. So First Warning Systems' Breast Tissue Screening Bra has the potential to revolutionise screenings. Read More >>

Watch Porn on Pornhub to Donate Money to Breast Cancer Research

You'll never feel better about watching porn (other than the last time you watched porn) on Pornhub because the site just announced that it will donate money for every porn video watched in the month of October. It's for breast cancer research—a great, great cause. Read More >>

Would You Ever Let a Doctor Touch Your Breast With This Weird Glove?

The video above demonstrates the second prototype of the Med Sensation breast exam glove. Developed by, er, students at Singularity University, the glove is stacked with sensors, which are supposed to give doctors unprecedented feedback while performing breast exams. In theory that could lead to better results and saved lives. Except a lot of people might not show up to exams at all. Look at this freaking thing: Read More >>

We’ve Been Treating the Deadliest Form of Breast Cancer All Wrong

One of the worst things you can hear from you doctor is that you, or a loved one, has "triple negative" breast cancer. It stubbornly refuses to respond to the best treatments available, so doctors have to resort to chemotherapy. It strikes 16 per cent of breast cancer patients, most of them younger than 40. But we may finally have figured out how to beat it. Read More >>

Woman Has Her Breasts and Uterus Removed — and She Didn’t Even Have Cancer

A 35-year-old woman preemptively had a hysterectomy and had her breasts removed after she tested positive for a gene strongly associated with breast and cervical cancer. Read More >>