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Stress management techniques improve long-term mood and quality of life for breast cancer patients
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2015.03.24]
Women given the opportunity to learn stress management techniques during treatment may benefit well into survivorshipA new study shows that providing women with skills to manage stress early in...

Bright new hope for beating deadly hereditary stomach and breast cancers
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.24]
Deadly familial stomach and lobular breast cancers could be successfully treated at their earliest stages, or even prevented, by existing drugs that have been newly identified by cancer genetics...

Novel therapy to treat patients with hereditary breast cancer and ovarian cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.23]
EU and US have approved accelerated procedure to market promising new treatment with few side effectsEuropean scientists recently discovered a novel therapy to treat a subgroup of patients with...

New real-world clinical practice study highlights the value of the Oncotype DX® breast cancer test
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.23]
Genomic Health has announced the presentation of 11 studies with the Oncotype DX breast cancer test at the 14th St. Gallen Breast Cancer Conference in Vienna, Austria.

Text message reminders boost breast cancer screening attendance
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.23]
Women who received a text message reminding them about their breast cancer screening appointment were 20 per cent more likely to attend than those who were not texted, according to a study published...

Idaho breast cancer detection program linked to late diagnoses
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.23]
Breast cancers linked to Idaho's Women's Health Check program were significantly more likely than nonlinked cancers to be diagnosed at a later stage of disease, a new study suggests.

mHealth app ideal for breast cancer risk assessment, prevention
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.21]
Dartmouth investigator finds mobile health devices acceptable to older, diverse, and low income womenInterviewing women at a breast-imaging center in an urban safety net institution before and...

Breast cancer survey: black and Hispanic women have less say in care
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.20]
Study reveals racial differences in the level of involvement women have in their breast cancer care, with minorities being less active in the selection of surgeon or hospital.

3-D snapshot of protein highlights potential drug target for breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.20]
The genome of a cell is under constant attack, suffering DNA damage that requires an army of repair mechanisms to keep the cell healthy and alive.

New study reveals effective treatment program for breast cancer survivors with post treatment memory loss or "chemo brain"
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.18]
In a new study that could help improve the day-to-day quality-of-life for women with breast cancer, UCLA researchers have developed a cognitive rehabilitation program to address post-cancer...

New possibilities for the treatment of breast cancer arise, with the help of mathematics
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.18]
A means of reprogramming a flawed immune response into an efficient anti-tumoral one was brought to light by the results of a translational trial relating to breast cancer.

Exercise affects tumor growth and drug response in a mouse model of breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.18]
Abnormal growth of blood vessels in solid tumors creates areas of hypoxia, which, in turn makes the tumors more aggressive and resistant to therapy.

Dietary dioxins not associated with increased breast cancer risk
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.18]
Estimated exposure to dioxins through dietary intake is not associated with an increased risk of developing a breast cancer among low exposed women, according to a large cohort study published in...

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

Low breast density in mammography worsens breast cancer prognosis
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.16]
Very low mammographic breast density worsens the prognosis of breast cancer, according to a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland.

Study explains control of cell metabolism in breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.13]
Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) have discovered a mechanism that explains why some breast cancer tumors respond to specific chemotherapies and others do...

Fifteen new breast cancer genetic risk 'hot-spots' revealed
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.12]
Scientists have discovered another 15 genetic 'hot-spots' that can increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, according to research published in Nature Genetics.

Transgender People Do Not Face Higher Breast Cancer Risk, Study Shows
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2015.03.12]
Title: Transgender People Do Not Face Higher Breast Cancer Risk, Study Shows
Category: Health News
Created: 3/11/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

After breast cancer diagnosis, risk of thyroid cancer goes up
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2015.03.11]
Breast cancer survivors are at increased risk of developing thyroid cancer, especially within five years of their breast cancer diagnosis, according to a new analysis of a large national database.

UCLA cancer pioneer collaborates with Apple on first-ever mobile app to track breast cancer survivors' experiences
Source: IT / Internet / E-mail News From Medical News Today [2015.03.11]
Apple and Sage Bionetworks, together with UCLA cancer research pioneer and collaborator Dr.

Study Links Family History of Prostate Cancer to Breast Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2015.03.10]
Title: Study Links Family History of Prostate Cancer to Breast Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 3/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

A family history of prostate cancer may increase women's risk for breast cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.09]
A new study finds women who have a first-degree relative with prostate cancer - such as a father, brother or son - may be more likely to develop breast cancer after the age of 50.

Breast Cancer Survivors May Have Higher Thyroid Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy 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

Novel approach helps prevent early menopause in breast cancer patients, study finds
Source: Fertility News From Medical News Today [2015.03.07]
Drug also may protect fertility in women hoping to have childrenEarly menopause can be prevented and fertility may be preserved in young women with early stage breast cancer, according to a study...

Drug May Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Early Menopause
Source: MedicineNet Menopause Specialty [2015.03.05]
Title: Drug May Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Early Menopause
Category: Health News
Created: 3/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Ultrasound lags behind MRI for supplemental breast cancer screening
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.03.03]
Cancer screening of women with dense breast tissue is a subject of great interest to both the medical community and the press.

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...

Breast cancer spread may be tied to cells that regulate blood flow
Source: Lung 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 Radiation Therapy 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

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

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

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.

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...

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.

World-first cancer drugs could work in larger group of patients
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.23]
A pioneering class of drugs that target cancers with mutations in the BRCA breast cancer genes could also work against tumours with another type of genetic fault, a new study suggests.

MR spectroscopy shows precancerous breast changes in women with BRCA gene
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2015.03.06]
A magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) technique that monitors biochemical changes in tissue could improve the management of women at risk of breast cancer, according to a new study published online...

Education, not mandatory screening, best for women with dense breast tissue
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound 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...

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.

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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