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A high-fat diet can increase risk of certain types of breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.04.11]
High total and saturated fat intake were associated with greater risk of estrogen receptor- and progesterone receptor-positive (ER+PR+) breast cancer (BC), and human epidermal growth factor 2...

Tumor growth can be spurred by breast cancer cell subpopulation cooperation
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.04.11]
Subpopulations of breast cancer cells sometimes cooperate to aid tumor growth, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers, who believe that understanding the relationship between cancer...

Indication of major added benefit for trastuzumab emtansine in metastatic breast cancer with previous anthracycline therapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.04.10]
Added benefit not proven in three further subpopulations because appropriate comparator therapies were not implementedThe antibody-drug conjugate trastuzumab emtansine (trade name: Kadcyla) has...

Trial identifies breast cancer patients likely to benefit from experimental drug
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.04.10]
In an innovative clinical trial led by UC San Francisco, the experimental drug neratinib along with standard chemotherapy was found to be a beneficial treatment for some women with newly diagnosed...

High-Fat Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2014.04.10]
Title: High-Fat Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 4/9/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

Two Studies: Internal Mammary RT Ups Breast Cancer Survival
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.04.09]
Irradiation of the internal mammary lymph nodes, even in patients with left-sided breast cancer, improves outcomes without increasing cardiac or lung toxicity, according to 2 large studies.
Medscape Medical News

Scientists find link between brain development and breast cancer gene
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.04.09]
Mutations in the BRCA1 gene are known to increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Now, researchers have uncovered a link between this gene and brain development.

Tissue testing during breast cancer lumpectomies prevents need for reoperation 96 percent of time
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.04.09]
Unique laboratory testing during breast cancer lumpectomies to make sure surgeons remove all cancerous tissue spares patients the need for a repeat lumpectomy in roughly 96 percent of cases at Mayo...

Radiotherapy for breast cancer may increase risk of developing lung cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.04.09]
Women who have radiotherapy for breast cancer have a small but significantly increased risk of subsequently developing a primary lung tumour, and now research has shown that this risk increases with...

Fat Intake Linked to Breast Cancer Subtypes (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology [2014.04.09]
(MedPage Today) -- The role a high intake of dietary fat plays in breast cancer risk appears to vary by cancer subtype, a large prospective study showed.

Palbociclib shows promising results in patients with hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.04.08]
The drug palbociclib, an inhibitor of cyclin-dependent kinases (CDK) 4 and 6, significantly improved progression-free survival when administered as a first-line treatment in patients with hormone...

Novel CDK4/6 Inhibitor Shows Strong Promise in Breast Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.04.07]
Phase 2 results of a novel CDK4/6 inhibitor plus letrozole significantly improved progression-free survival in estrogen-receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer, but enthusiasm is guarded.
Medscape Medical News

Fertility drugs may not increase breast cancer risk, say researchers
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.04.03]
New research suggests that using fertility medication - such as clomiphene citrate (Clomid) or gonadotropins - does not increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer.

Breast cancer origins study paves way for personalized treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.04.02]
Breast cancers can look and behave very differently. Understanding why and how they do so is key to designing more tailored therapies for patients and sparing them unnecessary treatments.

Pre-cancerous breast cancer cells treated with a vitamin A derivative revert into non-cancerous cells
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.04.02]
A derivative of vitamin A, known as retinoic acid, found abundantly in sweet potato and carrots, helps turn pre-cancer cells back to normal healthy breast cells, according to research published this...

Markers of molecular aging in the blood of breast cancer survivors increased by adjuvant chemotherapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.04.01]
Adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer is "gerontogenic", accelerating the pace of physiologic aging, according to a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Open dialogue between HCPs and breast cancer patients can improve experience
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.04.01]
Research presented at the 9th European Breast Cancer Conference reveals that most breast cancer patients feel their health care providers include them in treatment decisions.

Novel study into breast cancer origins paves way for personalised treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.03.31]
Breast cancers can look and behave very differently. Understanding why and how they do so is key to designing more tailored therapies for patients and sparing them unnecessary treatments.

New finding could lead to more accurate breast cancer prognosis
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.03.31]
The stiffening of breast tissue in breast-cancer development points to a new way to distinguish a type of breast cancer with a poor prognosis from a related, but often less deadly type, UC San...

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Suffer Financially, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Chemotherapy Specialty [2014.03.31]
Title: Many Breast Cancer Survivors Suffer Financially, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 3/28/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/31/2014 12:00:00 AM

Epigenetic machinery hijacked by some breast cancer tumors to evade drug therapy
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2014.03.28]
A breast cancer therapy that blocks estrogen synthesis to activate cancer-killing genes sometimes loses its effectiveness because the cancer takes over epigenetic mechanisms, including permanent DNA...

Financial decline due to breast cancer treatment reported by twenty-five percent of survivors
Source: Health Insurance / Medical Insurance News From Medical News Today [2014.03.27]
Four years after being treated for breast cancer, a quarter of survivors say they are worse off financially, at least partly because of their treatment, according to a new study led by University of...

Minimally invasive treatment may slow disease progression of metastatic breast cancer in liver while maintaining quality of life
Source: Liver Disease / Hepatitis News From Medical News Today [2014.03.26]
A minimally invasive treatment that delivers cancer-killing radiation directly to tumors shows promise in treating breast cancer that has spread to the liver when no other treatment options remain...

Extended hormone therapy may help some women with ER+ breast cancer
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2014.03.21]
Genetic analyses of results from 1125 postmenopausal women being treated for oestrogen responsive breast cancer have shown that some of them are more likely than others to have a late recurrence of...

Regular physical activity reduces breast cancer risk irrespective of age
Source: Sports Medicine / Fitness News From Medical News Today [2014.03.21]
Practising sport for more than an hour a day reduces the risk of contracting breast cancer, and this applies to women of any age and any weight, and also unaffected by geographical location...

Some Breast Cancers Require Longer Tx
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.03.21]
(MedPage Today) -- Breast cancers with high-level estrogen sensitivity had a significantly greater risk of late recurrence, possibly indicating a need for more than 5 years of adjuvant hormonal therapy, British investigators reported.

Radiotherapy after mastectomy benefits women with breast cancer that has spread to just a few lymph nodes
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.03.19]
Women whose breast cancer has spread to just a few lymph nodes under their arm are less likely to have their disease recur or to die from it if they have radiotherapy after mastectomy, according to...

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

Quality of recovery improved by anesthetic technique for breast cancer surgery
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2014.03.13]
Anesthesiologists using a technique similar to a dental freeze can improve the quality of recovery and decrease recovery time for breast cancer surgery patients, according to a new study.

7-Tesla MRI scanner allows even more accurate diagnosis of breast cancer
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2014.03.10]
Taking part in a recent study, scientists at the MedUni Vienna have demonstrated for the first time worldwide that 7-Tesla ultra-high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used for clinical...

OncoBriefs: Melanoma Drugs, Vitamin D and Breast Cancer
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2014.03.06]
(MedPage Today) -- Encouraging data from a preliminary trial of a novel therapy for melanoma lead off summaries of recent oncology-related research.

Annual Mammograms Don't Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths, Study Contends
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2014.02.12]
Title: Annual Mammograms Don't Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths, Study Contends
Category: Health News
Created: 2/11/2014 7:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 2/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

For older women with breast cancer, brachytherapy offers lower rate of breast preservation compared to standard radiation
Source: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery News From Medical News Today [2014.02.03]
When comparing treatments designed to enable long-term breast preservation for older women with invasive breast cancer, researchers found those treated with brachytherapy were at higher risk for a...

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

Drug Arimidex Cuts Risk for Breast Cancer in Older, High-Risk Women: Study
Source: MedicineNet raloxifene 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

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

Breast Cancer Prevention
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2013.09.25]
Title: Breast Cancer Prevention
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 5/23/1999 7:12:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/25/2013 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

Women at High Breast Cancer Risk Should Consider Preventive Drugs: Experts
Source: MedicineNet raloxifene Specialty [2013.07.10]
Title: Women at High Breast Cancer Risk Should Consider Preventive Drugs: Experts
Category: Health News
Created: 7/9/2013 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/10/2013 12:00:00 AM

Which Women Might Benefit From Drugs to Prevent Breast Cancer?
Source: MedicineNet raloxifene Specialty [2013.06.14]
Title: Which Women Might Benefit From Drugs to Prevent Breast Cancer?
Category: Health News
Created: 6/13/2013 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2013 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

Drugs Can Cut Breast Cancer Risk for Some, Task Force Finds
Source: MedicineNet raloxifene Specialty [2013.04.16]
Title: Drugs Can Cut Breast Cancer Risk for Some, Task Force Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 4/15/2013 6:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/16/2013 12:00:00 AM

New Clues to How Exercise May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet estradiol Specialty [2013.04.10]
Title: New Clues to How Exercise May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 4/9/2013 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/10/2013 12:00:00 AM

No Benefit Seen in Extending Herceptin for Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2012.12.10]
Title: No Benefit Seen in Extending Herceptin for Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 12/7/2012 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 12/10/2012 12:00:00 AM

Existing Breast Cancer Drugs May Help More Women
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2012.12.10]
Title: Existing Breast Cancer Drugs May Help More Women
Category: Health News
Created: 12/8/2012 11:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/10/2012 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

Avastin Boosted Survival for Type of Aggressive Breast Cancer: Study
Source: MedicineNet docetaxel Specialty [2011.12.08]
Title: Avastin Boosted Survival for Type of Aggressive Breast Cancer: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 12/7/2011 8:07:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 12/8/2011 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

Breast Cancer in Young Women
Source: MedicineNet Breast Specialty [2005.01.31]
Title: Breast Cancer in Young Women
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 6:51:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/31/2005 6:50:52 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 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.

Novel Drug 'Graduates' in Breast Ca Trial (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.04.10]
SAN DIEGO (MedPage Today) -- A targeted therapy for breast cancer "graduated" to phase III eligibility for patients with HER2-positive/hormone receptor-negative disease, data from an ongoing trial showed.

Could controversial Canadian mammography study spark new thinking in the U.S.?
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.04.09]
A recent report from the Canadian National Breast Screening Study (CNBSS) concluded that mammography screening does not reduce deaths from breast cancer.

Discovery of 2 genes that modulate risk of breast and ovarian cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.04.08]
Today we know that women carrying BCRA1 and BCRA2 gene mutations have a 43% to 88% risk of developing breast cancer before the age of 70.

Breast Ca Growth Slowed by CDK4/6 Inhibitors (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.04.07]
SAN DIEGO (MedPage Today) -- Progression-free survival in metastatic breast cancer doubled in patients who received a new class of targeted therapy in addition to standard hormonal treatment, a randomized trial showed.

Breast Ca Growth Slowed by CDK4/6 Inhibitors
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.04.06]
SAN DIEGO (MedPage Today) -- Progression-free survival in metastatic breast cancer doubled in patients who received a new class of targeted therapy in addition to standard hormonal treatment, a randomized trial showed.

ASCO: SLN Biopsy the New Standard for Early Breast Ca
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.04.03]
(MedPage Today) -- Breast cancer patients with negative sentinel node biopsies can skip axillary lymph node dissection, according to an updated clinical guideline from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

OncoBriefs: Chemoprevention, Genetic Tests, and More (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today OB/Gyn [2014.04.02]
(MedPage Today) -- More than half of all breast cancers could be avoided by healthy behaviors and chemoprevention, a review of published literature suggested.

New predictive tool may help to determine if further cancer treatments are necessary
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.04.01]
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are developing a new predictive tool that could help patients with breast cancer and certain lung cancers decide whether follow-up treatments are likely to...

Using big data to identify triple-negative breast, oropharyngeal, and lung cancers
Source: IT / Internet / E-mail News From Medical News Today [2014.03.20]
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University and colleagues used "big data" analytics to predict if a patient is suffering from aggressive triple-negative breast cancer, slower-moving cancers or...

Breast-Sparing Tops Mastectomy in New Analysis (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.03.20]
(MedPage Today) -- Breast-conserving surgery led to improved cancer-specific survival in early breast cancer as compared with mastectomy, with or without radiation therapy, a large retrospective review showed.

Device to prevent cancer patient hair loss being tested at UCLA
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2014.03.10]
Research physicians at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have begun a clinical trial on a new device that promises to reduce hair loss of patients receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer.

Study finds more women receiving breast reconstruction after mastectomy
Source: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery News From Medical News Today [2014.02.20]
A new study finds that the majority of women who undergo mastectomy for breast cancer go on to get breast reconstruction, a practice that has increased dramatically over time.

Consensus guideline on margins for breast-conserving surgery with whole-breast irradiation issued by ASTRO and SSO
Source: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery News From Medical News Today [2014.02.12]
Guideline focused on reducing ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence in stages I and II invasive breast cancer The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the Society of Surgical...

Racial differences in cosmetic outcomes after breast-conserving therapy
Source: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery News From Medical News Today [2014.01.13]
As perceived by both patients and doctors, the cosmetic results after "lumpectomy" for breast cancer differ for African-American versus Caucasian women, suggests a pilot study in the Plastic and...

Has Komen Shot Itself In The Foot?
Source: Abortion News From Medical News Today [2012.02.05]
Susan G. Komen for the Cure, a breast cancer charity which until recently had an enviable reputation as being totally impartial and focused purely on saving women's lives, may have caused itself...

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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