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Breast Cancer's Spread May Be Influenced by Circadian Gene
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines [2016.09.23]
Variations in a gene involved in circadian rhythms that control everything from cell division to sleep may also promote the spread of breast cancer to other organs, a new study suggests.
Reuters Health Information

Tamoxifen OK for Breast Cancer Patients Without Uterine Abnormalities: Study
Source: MedicineNet Uterine Cancer 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

Software Speeds Up Analysis of Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2016.09.23]
Title: Software Speeds Up Analysis of Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

Circadian rhythm gene affects malignant breast cancer's spread
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.09.22]
Sleep cycle interruptions may affect breast cancer formation and metastasis.

Examining mitochondrial DNA may help identify unknown ancestry that influences breast cancer risk
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.09.22]
Genetic testing of mitochondrial DNA could reveal otherwise unknown ancestry that can influence a person's risk for certain types of breast cancer, a new study finds.

More Breast Cancer Patients Should Consider Radiation, New Guidelines Say
Source: MedicineNet Radiation Therapy Specialty [2016.09.22]
Title: More Breast Cancer Patients Should Consider Radiation, New Guidelines Say
Category: Health News
Created: 9/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Study shows blood vessel cells are helping breast cancers enter bloodstream and spread around body
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.09.16]
Scientists part-funded by Breast Cancer Now have discovered that non-cancer cells that wrap around blood vessels - called 'pericytes' - are helping breast cancer cells enter the bloodstream and...

New way of testing drugs could speed up development of breast cancer treatments
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.09.16]
Scientists have discovered a new way to test hundreds of cancer drugs very quickly, which could drastically cut the time it takes to find potential breast cancer treatments, according to a Cancer...

Half second 'glimpse' can identify breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.09.10]
New research by a psychologist at the University of York and colleagues at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA, US, and University of Leeds shows that radiologists can discriminate between...

Breast cancer switchbacks
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.09.08]
A study led by Harvard Medical School investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital reveals how spontaneous changes in the molecular characteristics of tumors can lead to tumors with a mixed...

Scientists discover how breast cancers use white blood cells to avoid immune defences and promote growth
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.09.07]
Finding could lead to development of a new breast cancer treatment that prevents key protein on tumour cells from binding to immune cellsScientists funded by Breast Cancer Now have...

Blood test to spot new breast cancer subtype delays progression for twice as long
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.09.02]
A blood test that detects when the most common form of breast cancer has become resistant to treatment could double the average time it takes for the disease to progress, from around two and a half...

Study: Trained Experts Can Spot Breast Cancer in 'Blink of an Eye'
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2016.08.30]
Title: Study: Trained Experts Can Spot Breast Cancer in 'Blink of an Eye'
Category: Health News
Created: 8/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/30/2016 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

Expecting the worst increases side-effects in breast cancer patients receiving adjuvant hormone therapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.08.23]
A study of women receiving hormone therapies such as tamoxifen as part of their treatment for breast cancer has found that the number and seriousness of side-effects they experienced were...

Study links two genes to breast cancer survival
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.08.18]
Testing for the activity of two genes could pick out women who are at increased risk of dying from their breast cancers, suggests a new study of almost 2,000 patients.

Prevalence of estrogen receptor mutations in patients with metastatic breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.08.12]
A new study published online by JAMA Oncology examines the prevalence and significance of estrogen receptor mutations in patients with metastatic breast cancer.

Common virus' link to breast cancer investigated
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.08.03]
The most common virus to infect humans - EBV - plays a role in breast cancer. New research may have uncovered the mechanisms behind this relationship.

Experts assess changes to breast cancer screening recommendations
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.08.03]
A new article discusses the evidentiary support for the recent changes made by the American Cancer Society in its recommendations for breast cancer screening.

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

Acupressure reduced fatigue in breast cancer survivors
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.07.11]
Acupressure helped reduce persistent fatigue in women who had been treated for breast cancer, a new study finds.Fatigue is one of the most common long-term effects of breast cancer treatment.

Imaging technique could help focus breast cancer treatment
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.07.08]
Cancer Research UK scientists have used imaging techniques as a new way to identify patients who could benefit from certain breast cancer treatments, according to a study published in Oncotarget.

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 tamoxifen 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

Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2016.06.23]
Title: Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

Shorter radiation course recommended for early-stage breast cancer patients
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.06.17]
Early-stage breast cancer patients receiving a shorter course of whole breast radiation with higher radiation doses per fraction reported equivalent cosmetic, functional and pain outcomes over time...

New approach to MRI links saturated fats to breast cancer in postmenopausal women
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2016.06.08]
The presence of high saturated fatty acids in breast tissue may be a useful indicator of cancer in postmenopausal women, according to a new study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center...

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

Cheaper Breast Cancer Drug Does Well in Clinical Trial
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2016.06.06]
Title: Cheaper Breast Cancer Drug Does Well in Clinical Trial
Category: Health News
Created: 6/3/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Breast cancer drug found to reduce seizures
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.05.13]
Findings from animal study could lead to improved seizure treatment in humans.

Many Breast Cancer Patients Try Alternative Medicine First: Study
Source: MedicineNet Alternative Medicine Specialty [2016.05.13]
Title: Many Breast Cancer Patients Try Alternative Medicine First: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 5/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Meds Won't Raise Chances of Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Suggests
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2016.04.22]
Title: Breast Cancer Meds Won't Raise Chances of Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

How a metabolic pathway promotes breast cancer metastasis
Source: Statins News From Medical News Today [2016.04.07]
A metabolic pathway that is up-regulated in certain breast cancers promotes the disease's progression by activating a cell signaling protein called Arf6, according to a paper published in the...

Male Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Klinefelter Syndrome Specialty [2016.02.25]
Title: Male Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 6/30/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/25/2016 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

Breast Cancer Prevention
Source: MedicineNet raloxifene Specialty [2015.10.21]
Title: Breast Cancer Prevention
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 5/23/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/21/2015 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

Genetic Testing: Families With Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet raloxifene Specialty [2015.09.02]
Title: Genetic Testing: Families With Breast Cancer
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 6/6/2001 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/2/2015 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

Certain Generic Meds May Help Older Patients With Early Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.07.24]
Title: Certain Generic Meds May Help Older Patients With Early Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.06.01]
Title: New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 5/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/1/2015 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: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet CA 125 Specialty [2015.01.23]
Title: Breast Cancer Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 10/11/2010 3:00:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/23/2015 6:00:08 PM

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

Breast Cancer Pictures Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Specialty [2013.06.06]
Title: Breast Cancer Pictures Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Breast Cancer
Category: Slideshows
Created: 9/28/2010 1:12:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/6/2013 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

Breast Cancer Risk May Rise With High Hormone Levels
Source: MedicineNet estrogens (conjugated) and medroxyprogesterone Specialty [2011.10.21]
Title: Breast Cancer Risk May Rise With High Hormone Levels
Category: Health News
Created: 10/21/2011 10:05:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/21/2011 12:00:00 AM

Multivitamins May Cut Breast Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet Breast Cancer Questions To Ask The Doctor Specialty [2010.04.20]
Title: Multivitamins May Cut Breast Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 4/20/2010 10:28:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/20/2010 10:28:31 AM

Freezing Technique May Stop Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Cancer Questions To Ask The Doctor Specialty [2010.03.08]
Title: Freezing Technique May Stop Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 3/5/2010 2:10:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/8/2010

Breast Cancer Patients Often Confused by Genomic Testing
Source: MedicineNet Breast Cancer Questions To Ask The Doctor Specialty [2010.03.08]
Title: Breast Cancer Patients Often Confused by Genomic Testing
Category: Health News
Created: 3/8/2010 9:42:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/8/2010

Common Breast Cancer Traced to Cell Origins
Source: MedicineNet Breast Cancer Questions To Ask The Doctor Specialty [2010.01.22]
Title: Common Breast Cancer Traced to Cell Origins
Category: Health News
Created: 1/21/2010 12:10:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2010

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.

Do Circulating Tumor Cells Have Prognostic Value?
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines [2016.09.21]
Commentary on a study on the relationship between circulating breast cancer tumor cells and survival rates, published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.
Medscape General Surgery

New targets to attack aggressive cancers
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.09.06]
A marker that shows how fast a tumour is growing opens a new line of attack on hard-to-treat cancers such as triple negative breast cancer.

Cancer treatment side effects influenced by patient expectations
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.08.24]
Study of breast cancer patients whose treatment included tamoxifen finds their expectations influenced number and severity of experienced side effects.

Mayo researchers identify breast microbiome/bacterial differences between healthy and cancerous tissue
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.08.05]
A team of Mayo Clinic researchers has identified evidence of bacteria in sterilely-obtained breast tissue and found differences between women with and without breast cancer.

BRCA gene mutations associated with increased prostate cancer risk
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.09]
Though predominantly known for their increased associations with breast cancer risk, germline mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are also associated with an increased susceptibility to other...

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