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Two 'P' Words Top List of Hot Topics in Breast Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.05.26]
Dr Kathy Miller points to PARP inhibitors and pertuzumab as highpoints of the breast cancer program at the upcoming ASCO meeting, including the plenary presentation of the OlympiAD trial.
Medscape Oncology

Since the 1990s, Metastatic Breast Cancer Survival Is Up
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines [2017.05.25]
For the first time, there is an estimate of the total number of women living in the United States with metastatic disease. Plus there is good news: affected women are now living longer.
Medscape Medical News

Mammographic Density and Breast Cancer Risk
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines [2017.05.25]
Do risk factors for breast cancer independently influence mammographic density?
Breast Cancer Research

FDA Panel Backs Novel Anti-HER2 Drug for Breast Cancer
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2017.05.24]
(MedPage Today) -- Dissenters cite toxicity, modest benefit

Just One Drink a Day Raises Breast Cancer Risk
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.05.23]
In the latest report from the AICR/WCRF, exercise was found to be protective against breast cancer while as little as one alcoholic drink per day raised the risk.
Medscape Medical News

Just one small glass of wine per day increases breast cancer risk
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2017.05.23]
A new report examines breast cancer risk factors and finds that the equivalent of a daily small glass of wine or beer increases the risk significantly.

Longer Survival Seen with Breast Cancer Mets (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2017.05.22]
(MedPage Today) -- Five-year survival has doubled since mid-1990s

Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2017.05.22]
Title: Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms
Category: Health News
Created: 5/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Breast cancer risk is more affected by total body fat than abdominal fat
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.05.17]
A reduction in overall body fat, rather than abdominal fat, is associated with lower levels of breast cancer markers.

Breakthrough: Breast cancer relapse linked to fat metabolism
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.05.16]
Currently, the main cause of death in breast cancer is relapse. Although poorly understood, research into the lipid metabolism of cells offers new insight.

Tai chi relieves insomnia in breast cancer survivors
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.05.12]
If you've ever had insomnia, you know worrying about sleep makes it even harder to fall asleep.

Alcohol is associated with higher risk of breast cancer in African-American women
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2017.05.03]
Alcohol consumption was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in a large study of African-American women, indicating that they, like white women, may benefit from limiting alcohol.

Low-dose aspirin may cut breast cancer risk by a fifth
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.05.02]
Researchers have found that women who take low-dose aspirin at least three times per week may reduce their breast cancer risk by as much as 20 percent.

Drinking Boosts Breast Cancer Risk for Black Women, Too
Source: MedicineNet Cancer Causes Specialty [2017.05.02]
Title: Drinking Boosts Breast Cancer Risk for Black Women, Too
Category: Health News
Created: 5/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Growing body of evidence supports use of mind-body therapies in breast cancer treatment
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2017.04.27]
In newly updated clinical guidelines from the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO), researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the Herbert Irving Comprehensive...

Worldwide statistics on breast cancer: Diagnosis and risk factors
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.26]
In this article, learn about statistics on breast cancer, if diet and obesity are risk factors, and racial differences within the U.S. for breast cancer.

New bone-in technique tests therapies for breast cancer metastasis
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2017.04.25]
A new laboratory technique developed by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and other institutions can rapidly test the effectiveness of treatments for life-threatening breast cancer...

Metastatic breast cancers: Characterising the profile of metastases for improved treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.25]
Researchers at the Jules Bordet Institute - Université libre de Bruxelles, VIB and KU Leuven have published an important study offering a better understanding of the progression of breast cancer.

For women at risk of hereditary breast cancer, multigene test could help extend life expectancy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.20]
Value in Health, the official journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), has announced the publication of new research indicating that testing for...

Breast cancer: Anatomy and early warning signs
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.18]
In this article learn about breast anatomy, the early symptoms and warning signs of breast cancer, and what to do if you spot these signs.

Breast cancer: A visual guide to self-examination
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.12]
A monthly breast self-examination can identify abnormalities and help catch cancer in its early stages. Learn more about how it works in this article.

Living with breast cancer: Statistics on survival rates by stage
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.10]
What is the outlook for people with breast cancer and what factors may affect the outlook? What is the 5-year and 10-year survival rate by stage?

HER2-positive breast cancer: Causes, symptoms, and statistics
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.08]
The HER2 gene ordinarily makes proteins in the breast. When HER2 is abnormal, it causes a fast and aggressive type of breast cancer.

Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy
Source: MedicineNet Radiation Therapy Specialty [2017.03.30]
Title: Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy
Category: Health News
Created: 3/29/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Many Women Who Get Breast Cancer Gene Test Don't Need It
Source: MedicineNet Ovarian Cancer Specialty [2017.03.29]
Title: Many Women Who Get Breast Cancer Gene Test Don't Need It
Category: Health News
Created: 3/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Is Radiation Therapy Overused in Breast Cancer Care?
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2017.03.15]
Title: Is Radiation Therapy Overused in Breast Cancer Care?
Category: Health News
Created: 3/14/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet cyclophosphamide Specialty [2017.03.10]
Title: Breast Cancer
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 12/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Soy Safe, Even Protective, for Breast Cancer Survivors
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2017.03.08]
Title: Soy Safe, Even Protective, for Breast Cancer Survivors
Category: Health News
Created: 3/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Screening MRI benefits women at average risk of breast cancer
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2017.02.23]
MRI screening improves early diagnosis of breast cancer in all women-not only those at high risk-according to a new study from Germany published online in the journal Radiology.

Male Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Cancer Causes Specialty [2017.02.22]
Title: Male Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 6/30/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Exercise a Powerful Ally for Breast Cancer Survivors
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2017.02.22]
Title: Exercise a Powerful Ally for Breast Cancer Survivors
Category: Health News
Created: 2/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Symptoms and Signs
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2017.02.10]
Title: Breast Cancer Symptoms and Signs
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 6/18/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Don't Get Life-Extending Therapy
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2017.02.03]
Title: Many Breast Cancer Survivors Don't Get Life-Extending Therapy
Category: Health News
Created: 2/2/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Obamacare Boosts Breast Cancer Screening, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2017.01.10]
Title: Obamacare Boosts Breast Cancer Screening, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 1/9/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Beating Breast Cancer But Still Paying a Price
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2016.12.15]
Title: Beating Breast Cancer But Still Paying a Price
Category: Health News
Created: 12/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Certain Breast Cancer Drugs Tied to Blood Vessel Damage
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2016.12.09]
Title: Certain Breast Cancer Drugs Tied to Blood Vessel Damage
Category: Health News
Created: 12/9/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Taking Breast Cancer Prevention Drug Beyond 5 Years May Not Raise Survival
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2016.12.07]
Title: Taking Breast Cancer Prevention Drug Beyond 5 Years May Not Raise Survival
Category: Health News
Created: 12/7/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Drug May Brighten Outlook for Advanced Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Neutropenia Specialty [2016.11.17]
Title: New Drug May Brighten Outlook for Advanced Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

Cost of Breast Cancer Chemo Varies Widely in U.S.
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2016.10.11]
Title: Cost of Breast Cancer Chemo Varies Widely in U.S.
Category: Health News
Created: 10/10/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

More Evidence Tamoxifen, Other Meds Help Limit Breast Cancer's Spread
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2016.10.07]
Title: More Evidence Tamoxifen, Other Meds Help Limit Breast Cancer's Spread
Category: Health News
Created: 10/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tamoxifen OK for Breast Cancer Patients Without Uterine Abnormalities: Study
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2016.09.23]
Title: Tamoxifen OK for Breast Cancer Patients Without Uterine Abnormalities: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2016.08.24]
Title: Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2016.07.25]
Title: Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Category: Slideshows
Created: 9/28/2010 1:12:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2016.06.27]
Title: Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment
Category: Health News
Created: 6/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

10 Things Young Women Should Know About Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2016.06.24]
Title: 10 Things Young Women Should Know About Breast Cancer
Category: Slideshows
Created: 9/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

Longer Use of Certain Drugs Cuts Recurrence for Breast Cancer Survivors
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2016.06.07]
Title: Longer Use of Certain Drugs Cuts Recurrence for Breast Cancer Survivors
Category: Health News
Created: 6/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

What factors affect non-compliance with endocrine therapy among young women with breast cancer?
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2016.02.17]
A new study from Harvard Medical School of young women with hormone receptor-positive (HR+) breast cancer showed that more than half did not believe endocrine therapy was essential, even though it...

Breast Cancer Drugs Battle Disease's Return
Source: MedicineNet capecitabine Specialty [2015.12.09]
Title: Breast Cancer Drugs Battle Disease's Return
Category: Health News
Created: 12/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

For Unexplained Infertility, Breast Cancer Drug No Better Than Standard Treatment
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.09.24]
Title: For Unexplained Infertility, Breast Cancer Drug No Better Than Standard Treatment
Category: Health News
Created: 9/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Treatment of Breast Cancer by Stages
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.08.21]
Title: Treatment of Breast Cancer by Stages
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 8/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Chemo for Breast Cancer Erases Woman's Fingerprints
Source: MedicineNet capecitabine Specialty [2015.04.16]
Title: Chemo for Breast Cancer Erases Woman's Fingerprints
Category: Health News
Created: 4/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Quiz: Symptoms & Signs
Source: MedicineNet CA 125 Specialty [2015.01.23]
Title: Breast Cancer Quiz: Symptoms & Signs
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 10/11/2010 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Study Questions Use of Less-Invasive Lymph Node Surgery for Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Specialty [2013.10.08]
Title: Study Questions Use of Less-Invasive Lymph Node Surgery for Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 10/7/2013 2:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 10/8/2013 12:00:00 AM

Racial Disparities Still Seen in Use of Breast Cancer Treatments
Source: MedicineNet Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Specialty [2012.12.05]
Title: Racial Disparities Still Seen in Use of Breast Cancer Treatments
Category: Health News
Created: 12/5/2012 10:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/5/2012 12:00:00 AM

Chemotherapy Treatment for Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Specialty [2005.01.31]
Title: Chemotherapy Treatment for Breast Cancer
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM

Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Specialty [2005.01.31]
Title: Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM

Tamoxifen for breast cancer prevention of little benefit
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology
Only women at very high risk for breast cancer experience a benefit according to a study published in the journal Cancer.

Study outlines therapy for breast cancer with BRCA mutation
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology
Breast cancer with a certain genetic mutation can have breast-sparing surgery but should consider hormonal treatments.

D.C. Week: CBO Still Sees Surge in Uninsured with AHCA
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2017.05.27]
(MedPage Today) -- Also: FDA panel backs new breast cancer drug, Epogen biosimilar

New imaging technique aims to ensure surgeons completely remove cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.05.19]
Of the quarter-million women diagnosed with breast cancer every year in the United States, about 180,000 undergo surgery to remove the cancerous tissue while preserving as much healthy breast tissue...

Tamoxifen protects against obesity-related metabolic disorders
Source: Diabetes News From Medical News Today [2017.05.15]
Tamoxifen, a selective estrogen receptor modulator, is the gold standard for endocrine treatment of estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer. Tamoxifen is also known to have metabolic effects.

Researchers identify nutrient metabolism that drives breast tumor metastasis
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2017.05.12]
A multinational group of scientists, led by professor Sarah-Maria Fendt (VIB-KU Leuven), have discovered that breast cancer cells that have invaded other organs rely on a different nutrient...

Three-week radiation therapy treatment given post mastectomy is safe and effective
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.05.04]
A shorter course of radiation therapy given to breast cancer patients following mastectomy is safe and effective and cuts treatment time in half.

Mayo Clinic researchers develop new tumor-shrinking nanoparticle to fight cancer, prevent recurrence
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.05.03]
A Mayo Clinic research team has developed a new type of cancer-fighting nanoparticle aimed at shrinking breast cancer tumors, while also preventing recurrence of the disease.

Breast rashes: Which symptoms suggest cancer?
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.26]
Breast rashes or changes do not usually indicate breast cancer, but can be symptoms of two rare but aggressive types. When should you see a doctor?

Physicians' misunderstanding of genetic test results may hamper mastectomy decisions
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.18]
A recent survey of over 2,000 women newly diagnosed with breast cancer found that half of those who undergo bilateral mastectomy after genetic testing don't actually have mutations known to confer...

New gene discovered that is driving drug resistance
Source: MRSA / Drug Resistance News From Medical News Today [2017.04.06]
Scientists in Salford, UK, have identified a gene which is 'revving the engine of cancer' against the world's most common breast cancer drug.

Mammography vs. thermography: Comparing the benefits
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2017.03.29]
Mammography and thermography are two methods of detecting abnormalities that may indicate breast cancer. Learn more in this article.

Novel genes identified that help suppress prostate and other cancers
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.21]
New genes which help prevent prostate, skin and breast cancer development in mice have been discovered by researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators.

Radiotherapy risks are much higher for smokers
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2017.03.21]
Smokers treated for breast cancer have much higher risks than non-smokers of developing lung cancer or heart attack as a result of radiotherapy - according to a new study funded by Cancer Research...

Breast-friendly, radiation-free alternative to mammogram in the making
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2016.11.07]
New method identifies cancerous tumors by blood vessels structure.Each year around a million women in the Netherlands undergo mammograms for early detection of possible breast cancer.

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