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Mouse Studies May Explain Night Shift, Breast Cancer Link (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today OB/Gyn [2015.07.25]
(MedPage Today) -- Circadian rhythm disturbance resulted in earlier tumors in a breast cancer mouse model.

Drugs' Breast Cancer Benefits Confirmed (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today OB/Gyn [2015.07.24]
(MedPage Today) -- Aromatase inhibitors, bisphosphonates reduce recurrence, improve survival.

Certain Generic Meds May Help Older Patients With Early Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Menopause 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

Life-extending metastatic breast cancer treatment Halaven (eribulin) to remain available to women in England through the national cancer drugs fund
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.07.23]
Life-extending advanced breast cancer treatment Halaven® (eribulin) will continue to be available on the Cancer Drugs Fund.

No Breast Cancer Survival Bump With Nodal Radiotherapy (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today OB/Gyn [2015.07.23]
(MedPage Today) -- Disease slowed but patients didn't live any longer.

Nodal Radiation Offers No Survival Benefit in Breast Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.07.22]
Nodal radiation reduces disease recurrence and lowers the risk for metastatic disease but does not improve overall survival, according to two large studies.
Medscape Medical News

Scientists map out the odds of recurrence of breast cancer in individual patients
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.07.21]
Scientists of UT research institute MIRA have developed a system that maps out the odds of recurrence of breast cancer in individual patients.

Study: The Angelina Jolie Effect on breast cancer screening
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.07.21]
Angelina Jolie received widespread media attention in 2013 when she told the public that she'd tested positive for BRCA1, a gene associated with an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancers, and...

Life-saving breast cancer drugs going untaken in Appalachia
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.07.21]
Third of insured survivors not filling follow-up prescriptionsNearly a third of breast cancer survivors in Appalachia are not taking the critical, potentially life-saving follow-up treatment ...

Exercise 300 minutes a week 'to cut postmenopausal breast cancer risk'
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.07.19]
Exercising 300 minutes a week, compared with half that amount, has benefits for body fat and postmenopausal breast cancer, suggests trial.

More than half of breast cancer patients develop diastolic dysfunction after anthracycline-based chemotherapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.07.17]
Patients who undergo treatment with anthracycline-based chemotherapy for breast cancer are at risk of developing diastolic dysfunction, according to a new study published in The Oncologist.

Compounds show potential in fighting brain and breast cancers
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.07.17]
Discovery by University of Hawai'i Cancer Center researchers could lead to new therapies for patientsResearchers have discovered two chemical compounds that effectively stop the growth of brain...

Anti-stress hormone may provide indication of breast cancer risk
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2015.07.15]
A new study from Lund University in Sweden shows that women with low levels of an anti-stress hormone have an increased risk of getting breast cancer.

Why are breast cancer survivors prone to weight gain?
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.07.15]
In a new study conducted by researchers from Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, breast cancer survivors gained 3.6 lb more weight over 4 years compared with cancer-free women.

Researchers link low levels of pro-enkephalin to future breast cancer in healthy women
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.07.15]
sphingotec LLC announced today that the results of two studies examining the association between proenkephalin (pro-ENK) and incident breast cancer were published online in the Journal of Clinical...

Dietary intervention primes triple-negative breast cancer for targeted therapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.07.15]
A diet that starves triple-negative breast cancer cells of an essential nutrient primes the cancer cells to be more easily killed by a targeted antibody treatment, UW Carbone Cancer Center scientists...

Breast Cancer Survivors Tend to Gain Weight: Study
Source: MedicineNet Chemotherapy Specialty [2015.07.15]
Title: Breast Cancer Survivors Tend to Gain Weight: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 7/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Important step in breast cancer research at the University of Twente
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.07.14]
Scientists at the research Institute MIRA at the University of Twente have been working for some time on a new technique to detect breast cancer.

Low awareness of non-lump breast cancer symptoms is putting the health of women over 70 at risk
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.07.13]
Public Health England (PHE) today (13 July 2015) launches a nationwide 'Be Clear on Cancer' campaign aimed at women aged 70 and over to drive awareness of the risk of breast cancer amongst this age...

Half of breast cancers 'could be slowed with a common hormone'
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2015.07.09]
Research on rescued tumor cells reveals that progesterone receptors alter breast cancer cell behavior by communicating with estrogen receptors, ultimately slowing tumor growth.

Treating breast cancer with progesterone could aid survival
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2015.07.09]
A special technique where breast cancer cells are "rescued" for research has been developed at the University of Adelaide.

Regular Mamograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2015.07.06]
Title: Regular Mamograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Breast cancer treatment with fewer potential side effects has equally good patient outcomes, UCLA study shows
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2015.06.26]
A new study by UCLA scientists has found that women diagnosed with breast cancer and treated with a one-week regimen of partial breast radiation after the surgical removal of the tumor, or...

Smoking may impact survival after a breast cancer diagnosis
Source: Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today [2015.06.25]
Researchers have found that smoking may increase the risk of dying early in premenopausal women with breast cancer.

Stress hormones could undermine breast cancer therapy
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2015.06.23]
Stress hormones often given to patients to treat the side effects of therapy may cause a subset of breast cancers to become treatment-resistantRecently, researchers have discovered that the...

More Breast Cancer Patients Opting for Lumpectomy: Study
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2015.06.18]
Title: More Breast Cancer Patients Opting for Lumpectomy: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Prenatal DDT exposure tied to nearly 4-fold increase in breast cancer risk
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2015.06.17]
Fifty year-long study first to directly connect breast cancer risk to in utero chemical exposureWomen who were exposed to higher levels of the pesticide DDT in utero were nearly four times more...

Obese Postmenopausal Women May Face Higher Risk for Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Menopause Specialty [2015.06.12]
Title: Obese Postmenopausal Women May Face Higher Risk for Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 6/11/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2015.06.05]
Title: Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy 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

MRI shows potential to improve breast cancer risk prediction
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.05.14]
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides important information about a woman's future risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study published in Radiology.

New evidence that MRI may help predict breast cancer in some women
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.05.13]
Magnetic resonance imaging is already used in breast cancer screening, but a new study suggests that an MRI imaging feature may have a significant link to breast cancer risk.

Many Breast Cancer Patients Still Opt for Mastectomy Over Lump Removal
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2015.04.24]
Title: Many Breast Cancer Patients Still Opt for Mastectomy Over Lump Removal
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2015 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

Study Questions Accuracy of Many Breast Cancer Biopsies
Source: MedicineNet Breast Biopsy Specialty [2015.03.18]
Title: Study Questions Accuracy of Many Breast Cancer Biopsies
Category: Health News
Created: 3/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Survivors May Have Higher Thyroid Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2015.03.09]
Title: Breast Cancer Survivors May Have Higher Thyroid Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 3/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Disparities in breast cancer care linked to net worth
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2015.02.25]
Household net worth more important than income in gauging patient's ability to afford treatmentHousehold net worth is a major and overlooked factor in adherence to hormonal therapy among breast...

Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Biopsy Specialty [2015.02.06]
Title: Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

FDA Approves New Breast Cancer Drug
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.02.05]
Title: FDA Approves New Breast Cancer Drug
Category: Health News
Created: 2/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Ibrance Approved to Treat Advanced Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.02.05]
Title: Ibrance Approved to Treat Advanced Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 2/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen 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

Male Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Klinefelter Syndrome Specialty [2015.01.16]
Title: Male Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 6/30/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Herceptin May Benefit Some Women With Early Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2015.01.08]
Title: Herceptin May Benefit Some Women With Early Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 1/7/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

No association found between migraine and breast cancer in a pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2014.12.18]
Migraine was not associated with breast cancer risk or differences in the endogenous sex hormones that have been proposed to be associated with migraines, according to a new study published in the...

Breast Cancer Prevention
Source: MedicineNet Breast Cancer Specialty [2014.10.10]
Title: Breast Cancer Prevention
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 5/23/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

More Women Having Reconstruction Surgery After Breast Cancer Treatment
Source: MedicineNet Breast Augmentation Specialty [2014.10.03]
Title: More Women Having Reconstruction Surgery After Breast Cancer Treatment
Category: Health News
Created: 10/3/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

In patients using drugs to prevent breast cancer recurrence, acupuncture helps cut fatigue, anxiety and depression
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2014.08.01]
Use of electroacupuncture (EA) - a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles - produces significant improvements in fatigue, anxiety and...

Breast Cancer Patients Have Unrelated Plastic Surgery After Reconstruction
Source: MedicineNet Face Lift Specialty [2013.10.11]
Title: Breast Cancer Patients Have Unrelated Plastic Surgery After Reconstruction
Category: Health News
Created: 10/10/2013 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 10/11/2013 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

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 4:22:00 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.

AIs, Bisphosphonates Save Lives in Postmenopausal Breast Ca
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.07.24]
Aromatase inhibitors (AIs) and bisphosphonates both reduce early breast cancer recurrence and mortality in postmenopausal women.
Medscape Medical News

Hand-Foot Syndrome Prevention With Atorvastatin, Polyprenol
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines [2015.07.23]
Breast cancer patients receiving capecitabine had a lower incidence of hand-foot syndrome after prophylactic treatment with atorvastatin and polyprenol.
Medscape Medical News

Additional radiation reduces breast-cancer recurrence for some patients: Hamilton study
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.07.23]
A study has found no increase in overall survival but a reduction in breast cancer recurrence when additional radiation is given to the lymph nodes as well as the standard treatment of whole-breast...

Georgia State study finds state regulations linked to late cancer diagnoses
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.07.21]
States' regulations of health insurance and practitioners significantly influence when patients receive colorectal or breast cancer diagnoses, especially among people younger than the...

Oncologist Asks for Your Second Opinion
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.07.20]
Dr Kathy Miller asks what you would do in a second-opinion workup to determine whether a breast cancer patient needs a change in management, and to compare it with the workup she actually received.
Medscape Oncology

Researchers discover a possible reason for drug resistance in breast tumors
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.07.20]
HER2 membrane proteins play a special role in certain types of breast cancer: amplified levels of HER2 drive unrestricted cell growth.

Short-Course Partial-Breast RT Gets High Marks (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2015.06.29]
(MedPage Today) -- Local recurrence 7.6%, 10-year breast cancer mortality less than 4%

What is a mammogram? When should I get a mammogram?
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.06.25]
A mammogram is an X-ray image of your breast used to screen for breast cancer. Mammograms can also be used in those who have breast symptoms, such as lumps, breast pain or changes.

'Smarter' ordering of breast biomarker tests could save millions in health care dollars
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.06.24]
A review of medical records for almost 200 patients with breast cancer suggests that more selective use of biomarker testing for such patients has the potential to save millions of dollars in health...

Not All Dense Breasts Pose Cancer Risk (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2015.05.19]
(MedPage Today) -- Only a quarter of women with dense breasts had higher risk for interval breast cancer

Eligible for breast conserving therapy, many still choose mastectomy
Source: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery News From Medical News Today [2015.04.27]
Improved chemotherapy treatments give more triple-negative breast cancer patients the choice of lumpectomyNo approved targeted therapies exist to treat triple-negative breast cancer, but new...

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