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One in 3 women could potentially be spared chronic pain after breast cancer surgery
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.28]
One in every three women undergoing a mastectomy could potentially be spared chronic post-operative pain if anesthesiologists used a regional anesthetic technique in combination with standard care...

What does the future hold for treating patients with locally advanced breast cancer?
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.28]
Treating patients with locally advanced inoperable breast cancer is an extremely difficult task.

Even low-androgen triple-negative breast cancer responds to anti-androgen therapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.27]
A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in the journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics shows that only about 1 percent of triple-negative breast cancer cells in a tumor must be...

Filipino newcomers to Canada diagnosed with breast cancer at a younger age
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.26]
They are also more likely to be diagnosed with a more aggressive form of cancer and are more likely to undergo a mastectomyFilipinos who move to Canada are diagnosed with breast cancer at a...

Disparities in breast cancer care linked to net worth
Source: Breast Cancer 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...

Palbociclib shows promise in patients with hormone-resistant breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.25]
Targeted therapy drug recently approved by FDA for use in newly metastatic breast cancer patientsPalbociclib, an investigational oral medication that works by blocking molecules responsible for...

Tamoxifen Prevents Breast Cancer: Worth a Chat
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.02.23]
Dr Lidia Schapira reports on the published findings of the IBIS-I study, which confirm that tamoxifen prevents breast cancer in patients at increased risk. Isn't it time to have a chat with patients?
Medscape Oncology

Breast cancer spread may be tied to cells that regulate blood flow
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.23]
MD Anderson explores potential combination therapy approach for metastatic breast cancerTumors require blood to emerge and spread.

Too Few Breast Cancer Patients Getting Radiation After Mastectomy: Study
Source: MedicineNet Chemotherapy Specialty [2015.02.18]
Title: Too Few Breast Cancer Patients Getting Radiation After Mastectomy: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 2/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Estimates of gastric, breast cancer risk in carriers of CDH1 gene mutations
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.16]
More precise estimates of age-associated risks of gastric and breast cancer were derived for carriers of the CDH1 gene mutation, a cancer predisposing gene that is abnormal in families meeting...

Previously unknown genomic regions found in African American families with breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.12]
Supports hypothesis that there may be genetic breast cancers specific to that populationThe "Jewels in our Genes" study, led by University at Buffalo researcher Heather Ochs-Balcom, has uncovered...

Many mastectomy patients with locally advanced breast cancer do not get postop radiation
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.11]
Journal of the American College of Surgeons study finds this gap in the standard of care is unrelated to socioeconomic factorsBreast cancer patients who undergo a mastectomy should receive...

Crucial role of breast cancer tumor suppressor revealed
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.06]
A new study led by Jose Javier Bravo-Cordero, Spanish researcher at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, details how cells with low levels of the profilin 1 protein in breast tumours...

New molecule protects heart from toxic breast cancer drugs
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.06]
Findings announced on World Cancer DayDr Alessandra Ghigo, first author and research fellow in the Department of Molecular Biotechnology and Health Sciences, University of Torino, Italy, said...

Breast cancer: two new genetic risk factors uncovered
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.06]
A huge international collaboration investigating the genes of tens of thousands of women has uncovered genetic variants on chromosome 9 associated with higher breast cancer risk.

Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women 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

World Congress on Breast Cancer, August 03-05, 2015 Birmingham, UK
Source: Conferences News From Medical News Today [2015.02.05]
OMICS Group Conferences feel proud to organize "World Congress on Breast Cancer" (Breast Cancer-2015) August 03-05, 2015 Birmingham, UK with the theme of "New Discoveries for Better Diagnosis and...

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

Which breast cancer patients need lymph nodes removed? Ultrasound narrows it down, study finds
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.02.03]
Which breast cancer patients need to have underarm lymph nodes removed? Mayo Clinic-led research is narrowing it down.

Breast Cancer Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women 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 Cancer Causes 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

Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet Insulin Resistance Specialty [2015.01.15]
Title: Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 1/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/15/2015 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

Breast Cancer Chemo Tied to Small But Significant Leukemia Risk
Source: MedicineNet Leukemia Specialty [2014.12.26]
Title: Breast Cancer Chemo Tied to Small But Significant Leukemia Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 12/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/26/2014 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...

New Treatment Shows Promise in Younger Breast Cancer Patients: Study
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2014.12.11]
Title: New Treatment Shows Promise in Younger Breast Cancer Patients: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 12/11/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

Male Breast Cancer Is Different
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2014.12.09]
Title: Male Breast Cancer Is Different
Category: Health News
Created: 12/9/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Advanced Breast Cancer in Young Women Increasing
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2014.12.09]
Title: Advanced Breast Cancer in Young Women Increasing
Category: Doctor's Views
Created: 3/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Pain for Breast Cancer Patients
Source: MedicineNet Acupuncture Specialty [2014.11.13]
Title: Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Pain for Breast Cancer Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 11/13/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

Meditation, group support linked to cellular benefits for breast cancer survivors
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.11.09]
Mindfulness meditation or group support may offer cellular benefits for breast cancer survivors, according to new research; the activities could prevent telomere shortening.

Report card on complementary therapies for breast cancer: meditation and yoga get "A" grade for easing anxiety and mood
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.11.07]
Over eighty percent of breast cancer patients in the United States use complementary therapies following a breast cancer diagnosis, but there has been little science-based guidance to inform...

Impact of meditation, support groups seen at cellular level in breast cancer survivors
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.11.05]
For the first time, researchers have shown that practising mindfulness meditation or being involved in a support group has a positive physical impact at the cellular level in breast cancer survivors.

Gene May Help Shield Hispanic Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2014.10.21]
Title: Gene May Help Shield Hispanic Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says
Category: Health News
Created: 10/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

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

Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2014.09.29]
Title: Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/29/2014 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...

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...

'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 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

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).

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.

Mammography Declines After 2009 USPSTF Recommendations
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.02.25]
Some American women took the advice of the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on breast cancer screening and ran with it.
Medscape Medical News

Women back idea of more breast screens for those at high risk of cancer in the UK
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.24]
Most women (85 per cent) would back the idea of more frequent breast screening if they are at higher genetic risk of developing breast cancer, according to research* published by The Breast.

Education, not mandatory screening, best for women with dense breast tissue
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.14]
Women with dense breast tissue are at increased risk of breast cancer. Dense breast tissue, generally defined as having more fibroglandular than fatty tissue, can make it more difficult for...

Lung cancer now leading cause of cancer death in females in developed countries
Source: Lung Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.07]
A new analysis led by researchers at the American Cancer Society in collaboration with the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) finds lung cancer has surpassed breast cancer as the...

'1 in 2 people will develop cancer in their lifetime'
Source: Lung Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.02.04]
A new study finds 1 in 2 people in the UK will get cancer at some point in their lives, while another study claims that in women, lung cancer claims more lives than breast cancer .

Schoolgirl comment points to antibiotics as new cancer treatments
Source: Lung Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.30]
Professor Michael P. Lisanti, Director of the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Unit, led the research.

Researchers find potential anti-cancer use for anti-epilepsy drug
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.01.29]
Scientists at the University of York have discovered that a drug used widely to combat epilepsy has the potential to reduce the growth and spread of breast cancer.

Leeds Scientist to test new MRI method to predict who will benefit from chemotherapy
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.01.23]
Leading scientists and clinicians from Leeds have been awarded a grant worth around £200,000 by medical research charity Breast Cancer Campaign to test a new method using magnetic resonance...

Discontinuation of aromatase inhibitors associated with higher copayments
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2014.10.29]
Discontinuation and nonadherence were higher among breast cancer patients taking brand name aromatase inhibitors (BAIs) vs generic AIs (GAIs), according to a new study published in the JNCI: Journal...

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