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Drug Arimidex Cuts Risk for Breast Cancer in Older, High-Risk Women: Study
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2013.12.12]
Title: Drug Arimidex Cuts Risk for Breast Cancer in Older, High-Risk Women: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 12/12/2013 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

Position statement on breast cancer screening published in Maturitas
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.20]
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced the publication of a position statement by the European Menopause and...

Elderly women with low risk hormone receptor positive breast cancer benefit from endocrine therapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.19]
Treatment with endocrine therapy and radiation therapy as part of breast conservation is the current standard of care for women with hormone-receptor positive (HR+) invasive breast cancer.

International experts issue plea for better research and education for advanced breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.19]
Breast cancer experts around the world have issued a plea to researchers, academics, drug companies, funders and advocates to carry out high quality research and clinical trials for advanced breast...

RT for Breast Cancer Does Not Up Risk for Lymphedema
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.09.18]
Researchers uncovered good news about radiation therapy and the risk for arm swelling from a large trial of node-negative breast cancer patients.
Medscape Medical News

Elderly women with early breast cancer receiving less-aggressive radiation procedures
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.18]
In a healthcare climate where the costs of treatment are increasingly weighed against potential benefit, a Yale study has found that radiation oncologists are using fewer or less-aggressive radiation...

Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of aggressive subtypes of breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.17]
African-American women who have children but do not breastfeed have a higher risk for estrogen receptor and triple-negative breast cancer, a new study suggests.

Time to halt "unethical" breast cancer screening trial, warn experts
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.17]
Experts are calling for the ongoing trial into extended breast cancer screening to be halted.

Breast cancer screening in over-70s 'may lead to overdiagnosis'
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.16]
A study analyzing breast screening for older women in the Netherlands found that the program did not produce the expected sharp fall in cases of advanced disease in this group.

Risks of Breast Cancer Screening in Women Over 70
Source: MedicineNet Senior Health Specialty [2014.09.16]
Title: Risks of Breast Cancer Screening in Women Over 70
Category: Health News
Created: 9/16/2014 11:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/16/2014 12:00:00 AM

Relationship between the diversity of gut bacteria and future risk of developing breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.15]
Postmenopausal women with diverse gut bacteria exhibit a more favorable ratio of estrogen metabolites, which is associated with reduced risk for breast cancer, compared to women with less microbial...

'Electronic skin' could revolutionize breast cancer detection
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.15]
Scientists are developing an 'electronic skin' that could detect and image small lumps that are currently undetectable by clinicians.

Nintedanib in combination with paclitaxel achieves total remission of tumors in 50 percent of HER-2-negative breast cancer patients
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.14]
The experimental drug nintedanib, combined with standard chemotherapy with paclitaxel, causes a total remission of tumours in 50% of patients suffering from early HER-2- negative breast cancer, the...

New genetic target for a different kind of cancer drug should benefit lung and breast cancer patients
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.10]
Upstream of the proteins that cancer cells use to proliferate sits RBM4, a gene-splicing protein that UNC researcher Zefeng Wang, PhD, discovered is drastically reduced in human lung and breast...

97 percent of elderly patients aged above 80 years recover without major complications after breast cancer surgery
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.09]
A study conducted by National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) has shown that age per se is not a contraindication to breast cancer surgery, and such surgeries may be safely performed for women aged 80...

Advance reported in treatment of triple-negative breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.09]
William M. Sikov, a medical oncologist in the Breast Health Center and associate director for clinical research in the Program in Women's Oncology at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, served...

In HER2 positive breast cancer, novel immunotherapy vaccine decreases recurrence
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.09]
A new breast cancer vaccine candidate, (GP2), provides further evidence of the potential of immunotherapy in preventing disease recurrence.

Study: Myriad myRisk Hereditary Cancer test identifies 43 percent more patients with breast cancer risk
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.08]
Myriad Genetics, Inc. has announced that the Myriad myRisk™ Hereditary Cancer test significantly improved the detection of cancer-causing mutations by 46 percent in patients with breast...

Survival benefit of breast conserving therapy compared to mastectomy in early-stage breast cancer patients
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.08]
When factoring in what is now known about breast cancer biology and heterogeneity, breast conserving therapy (BCT) may offer a greater survival benefit over mastectomy to women with early stage...

Study finds that disparities persist in early-stage breast cancer treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.08]
Despite its acceptance as standard of care for early stage breast cancer almost 25 years ago, barriers still exist that preclude patients from receiving breast conserving therapy (BCT), with some...

Expression of breast cancer-related genes adversely affected by soy supplementation
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.08]
Soy supplementation alters expression of genes associated with breast cancer, raising concerns that soy could have adverse effects in breast cancer, according to a new study published in the JNCI...

The Week Ahead: Infectious Diseases, Breast Cancer, MS, and More
Source: MedPage Today Allergy & Immunology [2014.09.07]
(MedPage Today) -- In what's going to be another big week in meetings, MedPage Today will bring you coverage from the ICAAC, ERS, ASTRO, and ECTRIMS-ACTRIMS, plus more.

Researchers identify enzyme controlling metastasis of breast cancer
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.09.05]
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified an enzyme that controls the spread of breast cancer.

HIV drug plus blood vessel growth-blockers could halt breast cancer metastasis
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.05]
Breast cancer cells can lay the groundwork for their own spread throughout the body by coaxing cells within lymphatic vessels to send out tumor-welcoming signals, according to a new report by Johns...

Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer?
Source: MedicineNet Cancer Specialty [2014.09.05]
Title: Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer?
Category: Health News
Created: 9/4/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

Bras Blameless for Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Source: MedicineNet Cancer Specialty [2014.09.05]
Title: Bras Blameless for Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/5/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

'Angelina Jolie Effect' Prompted More Testing for Breast Cancer Genes: Study
Source: MedicineNet Cancer Specialty [2014.09.04]
Title: 'Angelina Jolie Effect' Prompted More Testing for Breast Cancer Genes: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/3/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

New Guidelines for Treating Form of Advanced Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Clinical Trials Specialty [2014.09.03]
Title: New Guidelines for Treating Form of Advanced Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 9/2/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

To address symptoms following breast cancer surgery, patients need to be treated on an individual basis
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
For those affected, breast cancer is a dramatic diagnosis. Patients often have to endure chemotherapy and surgery, which, depending on the individual scenario, may mean breast conserving surgery or...

Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2014.08.15]
Title: Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 8/14/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet alendronate Specialty [2014.08.12]
Title: Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 8/11/2014 7:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Menopause Specialty [2014.08.11]
Title: Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 8/11/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/11/2014 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...

Recent use of some oral contraceptives increases breast cancer risk
Source: Fertility News From Medical News Today [2014.08.01]
Use of birth control pills is widely associated with increased breast cancer risk. But a new study finds this increased risk is dependent on pill formulation and past-year usage.

Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study
Source: MedicineNet Ovarian Cancer Specialty [2014.07.17]
Title: Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 7/16/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

Protein identified that causes breast cancer cells to metastasize
Source: Huntingtons Disease News From Medical News Today [2014.07.13]
Using an innovative tool that captures heretofore hidden ways that cells are regulated, scientists at Rockefeller University have identified a protein that makes breast cancer cells more likely to...

Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study
Source: MedicineNet Birth Defects Specialty [2014.07.10]
Title: Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 7/9/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women
Source: MedicineNet Menopause Specialty [2014.07.10]
Title: Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women
Category: Health News
Created: 7/9/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

Study links high cholesterol to increased risk of breast cancer
Source: Statins News From Medical News Today [2014.07.06]
In a study of UK women, researchers find that those with high cholesterol may be at higher risk of developing breast cancer than women with normal cholesterol levels.

3D Mammograms May Improve Breast Cancer Screening
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2014.06.25]
Title: 3D Mammograms May Improve Breast Cancer Screening
Category: Health News
Created: 6/24/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

Mammography Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths by 28 Percent: Study
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2014.06.19]
Title: Mammography Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths by 28 Percent: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/18/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

Faslodex and tamoxifen combo reverse tamoxifen-resistant breast cancer
Source: Lupus News From Medical News Today [2014.06.17]
The inexpensive anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) reverses resistance to tamoxifen, a widely used breast cancer drug, in mice.

Older Breast Cancer Patients Do Follow Drug Therapy: Study
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2014.06.17]
Title: Older Breast Cancer Patients Do Follow Drug Therapy: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/16/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

Some Breast Cancer Patients May Get Drug-Linked Heart Failure: Study
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2014.06.04]
Title: Some Breast Cancer Patients May Get Drug-Linked Heart Failure: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/3/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Certain Breast Cancer Patients May Need Little Treatment After Tumor Removal
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2014.06.03]
Title: Certain Breast Cancer Patients May Need Little Treatment After Tumor Removal
Category: Health News
Created: 6/2/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Newer Anti-Estrogen Treatment May Benefit Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2014.06.02]
Title: Newer Anti-Estrogen Treatment May Benefit Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
Category: Health News
Created: 6/1/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/2/2014 12:00:00 AM

Experts Issue Treatment Guidelines for Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet capecitabine Specialty [2014.05.06]
Title: Experts Issue Treatment Guidelines for Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 5/5/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/6/2014 12:00:00 AM

Type of breast cancer surgery women undergo influenced by surgeons and health care settings
Source: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery News From Medical News Today [2014.05.03]
Breast cancer is one of the few major illnesses for which physicians may not recommend a specific treatment option.

'Freezing' Technique May Work for Some Women With Early Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Biopsy Specialty [2014.05.01]
Title: 'Freezing' Technique May Work for Some Women With Early Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 4/30/2014 2:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2014.03.19]
Title: Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

Drug May Help Slow Advanced Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2013.12.13]
Title: Drug May Help Slow Advanced Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 12/12/2013 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 12/13/2013 12:00:00 AM

Male Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Specialty [2013.12.12]
Title: Male Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 6/30/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

Exercise Might Ease Joint Pain Caused by Breast Cancer Drugs
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2013.12.12]
Title: Exercise Might Ease Joint Pain Caused by Breast Cancer Drugs
Category: Health News
Created: 12/12/2013 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

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

Experts Urge Routine Test for All Patients With Invasive Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2013.10.08]
Title: Experts Urge Routine Test for All Patients With Invasive Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 10/7/2013 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 10/8/2013 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

FDA Approves First 'Pre-Surgical' Drug for Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2013.10.01]
Title: FDA Approves First 'Pre-Surgical' Drug for Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 9/30/2013 2:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 10/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

FDA Panel Backs Wider Use of Drug to Treat Early Stage Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2013.09.13]
Title: FDA Panel Backs Wider Use of Drug to Treat Early Stage Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 9/13/2013 7:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2013 12:00:00 AM

Novel Drug Shows Promise for Early Stage Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2013.09.11]
Title: Novel Drug Shows Promise for Early Stage Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 9/10/2013 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/11/2013 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

New Drug Regimens May Slow Advanced Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2012.12.05]
Title: New Drug Regimens May Slow Advanced Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 12/5/2012 10:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/5/2012 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

Daily Aspirin May Help Fight Prostate Cancer, But Not Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet enoxaparin Specialty [2012.08.28]
Title: Daily Aspirin May Help Fight Prostate Cancer, But Not Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 8/27/2012 6:05:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2012 12:00:00 AM

FDA Gives Nod to New Breast Cancer Drug
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2012.07.23]
Title: FDA Gives Nod to New Breast Cancer Drug
Category: Health News
Created: 7/20/2012 6:06:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/23/2012 12:00:00 AM

Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Certain Breast Cancers
Source: MedicineNet capecitabine Specialty [2012.06.04]
Title: Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Certain Breast Cancers
Category: Health News
Created: 6/3/2012 10:05:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/4/2012 12:00:00 AM

Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Specialty [2012.05.09]
Title: Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 6:51:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/9/2012 12:00:00 AM

Avastin May Help Fight Early Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet capecitabine Specialty [2012.01.26]
Title: Avastin May Help Fight Early Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 1/26/2012 11:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/26/2012 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

Breast Cancer Patients At Risk For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome May Be Identified By Simple Fingertip Test
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2010.12.13]
As many as half of postmenopausal women taking aromatase inhibitor drugs for breast cancer complain of bothersome musculoskeletal symptoms, including carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).

Breast Cancer Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet Breast Specialty [2010.12.10]
Title: Breast Cancer Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 10/11/2010 3:00:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 12/10/2010 3:44:55 PM

Joint Pain Linked To Breast Cancer Drug Not Inflammatory Arthritis Or Autoimmune Disease
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2010.11.09]
A new study suggests joint complaints attributed to aromatase inhibitors (AI), popular breast cancer drugs, are not associated with inflammatory arthritis or autoimmune disease.

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

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 4:22:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/31/2005 4:22:13 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 4:22:00 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.

Early Data for HER2 Breast Ca Vax Promising
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.09.10]
SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- A cancer vaccine derived from HER2 protein demonstrated safety and preliminary evidence of activity in a randomized trial of patients with breast cancer.

Breast-Sparing Therapy May Give Survival Bump
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.09.05]
SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- Breast-conserving therapy may offer a survival advantage over mastectomy for patients with early-stage, hormone receptor-positive breast cancer.

Medicaid reimbursements may affect cancer screening rates among beneficiaries
Source: Colorectal Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.26]
A recent study has found that in states with higher Medicaid payments for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries were more likely to be screened for breast cancer, cervical cancer, and colorectal...

Women over 75 benefit from mammography
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.08.07]
Mammography-detected breast cancer is associated with a shift to earlier stage diagnosis in older women, subsequently reducing the rate of more advanced, difficult-to-treat cases, according to a new...

Shedding Light On Aromatase Inhibitor Joint Pain Syndrome
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2010.11.10]
Breast cancer patients are more likely to have joint pain from taking aromatase inhibitors (AIs) if they have advanced stage cancer, according to a study presented at the American College of...

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