Scientists suspect low-dose effects have led to global epidemic
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Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say
Study of postmenopausal women suggested hormone levels mattered more than excess weight
New research finds biological differences in tumor type, behavior
American Cancer Society report finds a 22 percent drop in deaths
Blood cancer arises later in about a half-percent of early stage breast cancer patients, study finds
Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients
Idea is to identify women who do and don't need further treatment
Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study
Suppressing the ovaries and adding an anti-estrogen drug reduced recurrence in premenopausal women
Studies show that a shorter course of treatment yields similar benefits, but it remains underused, experts say
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