Cancer

6 05, 2016

Sleep and breast cancer survival

2021-04-29T18:38:21+00:00May 6, 2016|Cancer, Healthy Sleep Habits|

Getting your ZZZ’s may be more important than you realize. A new study of women suggests that short sleep duration combined with frequent snoring may impact cancer survival, especially in those with breast cancer. The analysis involved more than 21,000 postmenopausal women who were [...]

2 05, 2014

Poor sleep could affect survival time for women with breast cancer

2021-04-29T18:38:18+00:00May 2, 2014|Cancer, Sleep Deprivation, Technology, Women|

A new study shows that sleep efficiency (SE) is predictive of survival time for women with breast cancer. Sleep efficiency is the number of minutes of sleep divided by the number of minutes in bed. New research involved 97 women with advanced breast cancer. The [...]

14 03, 2013

Sleep disturbance common among gynecological cancer survivors

2021-04-29T18:37:11+00:00March 14, 2013|Cancer, Medical Conditions, Poor Sleep, Women|

A new survey has found that more than half of gynecologic cancer survivors may have trouble sleeping. "Physicians need to address the presence of sleep disturbance among their survivors, and modifiable risk factors, e.g., hot flashes, urinary urgency, and bowel complaints, should be addressed," [...]