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Review provides further insight into link between hormone therapy and breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.18]
A review of two clinical trials that are a part of the Women's Health Initiative delves further into the association between hormone therapy and the risk of breast cancer.

New genomic research amends earlier triple negative breast cancer finding
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.17]
Weill Cornell Medical College investigators tried to validate a previously reported molecular finding on triple negative breast cancer that many hoped would lead to targeted treatments for the...

Potential for prediction of progression for early form of breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.16]
Scientists in Manchester have identified a way to potentially predict which patients with an early form of breast cancer will experience disease progression.

Ibrance Impresses in New Breast Cancer Study
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2015.04.16]
(MedPage Today) -- Trial stopped early when interim data showed clear disease progression benefit.

Chemo for Breast Cancer Erases Woman's Fingerprints
Source: MedicineNet Cancer 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

Characterization of the nutrient needs of triple negative breast cancer leads to the identification of a molecular signature for cancer outcomes
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.15]
Compared to other types of breast cancer, triple negative breast cancers are often more aggressive and have fewer treatment options.

Polygene Test Can Predict Risk for Breast Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.04.14]
A new polygenic risk score can be used to predict a woman's risk for breast cancer, especially when it is added to other information.
Medscape Medical News

Genetic screening could improve breast cancer prevention
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.13]
A test for a wide range of genetic risk factors could improve doctors' ability to work out which women are at increased risk of developing breast cancer, a major study of more than 65,000 women has...

Tumor cells that mimic blood vessels could help breast cancer spread to other sites
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.13]
Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but it can also have deadly consequences, at least when it comes to tumor cells.

Breast cancer research uncovers the fountain of youth
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.13]
The Fountain of Youth has been discovered and it's not in Florida as Ponce de Leon claimed. Instead, it was found in the mammary glands of genetically modified mice.

New treatment for drug-resistant breast cancer found
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.11]
Scientists have discovered how HER2-positive breast cancer develops resistance to treatment, along with a new form of treatment that can prevent resistance from even occurring.

Does increased spending on breast cancer treatment result in improved outcomes?
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.09]
Despite concerns about the increasing costs of treating illnesses like breast cancer, higher treatment costs are linked to better survival rates, according to a study by Yale School of Medicine...

A third of breast cancer patients concerned about genetic risk
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.09]
Survey of breast cancer patients finds unmet need for discussion around genetic testingA new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center finds that many women diagnosed with...

Breast cancer screening: 90 per cent of all cancers can be detected with MRI
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.08]
Around 90 per cent of all breast cancers can be definitively diagnosed using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Mayo Clinic researchers combine common genetic variants to improve breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.08]
Recent large-scale genomic analyses have uncovered dozens of common genetic variants that are associated with breast cancer.

Study reveals molecular genetic mechanisms driving breast cancer progression
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.08]
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered how the body's inflammatory response can alter how estrogen promotes the growth of breast cancer cells.

Costlier Breast Cancer Treatments Linked to Better Survival
Source: MedicineNet Chemotherapy Specialty [2015.04.07]
Title: Costlier Breast Cancer Treatments Linked to Better Survival
Category: Health News
Created: 4/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

St. Gallen 2015: Latest multidisciplinary research in early breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.04]
The latest challenges of early breast cancer research include refining classification and predicting treatment responses, according to a report on the 14th St Gallen International Breast Cancer...

How immune cells facilitate the spread of breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.01]
The body's immune system fights disease, infections and even cancer, acting like foot soldiers to protect against invaders and dissenters.

Breast cancer 'is not a single disease,' say experts
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.31]
A new report from the National Cancer Institute and other bodies claims breast cancer consists of four subtypes, and incidence of these subtypes varies by age and other factors.

The switch that might tame the most aggressive of breast cancers
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.31]
Australian researchers have found that so-called 'triple-negative breast cancers'1 are two distinct diseases that likely originate from different cell types.

Most women with early-stage breast cancer avoid extensive lymph node removal
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.03.31]
A new study of women with early-stage breast cancer finds that surgeons no longer universally remove most of the lymph nodes in the underarm area when a biopsy of the nearby lymph nodes shows...

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...

Text message reminders boost breast cancer screening attendance
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine 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...

Breast cancer survey: black and Hispanic women have less say in care
Source: Health Insurance / Medical Insurance 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.

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: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine 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.

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

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

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...

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

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

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...

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.

Axillary lymph node evaluation performed frequently in ductal carcinoma in situ
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.10]
Axillary lymph node evaluation is performed frequently in women with ductal carcinoma in situ breast cancer, despite recommendations generally against such an assessment procedure in women with...

New drug stalls estrogen receptor-positive cancer cell growth and shrinks tumors
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.01]
An experimental drug rapidly shrinks most tumors in a mouse model of human breast cancer, researchers report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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...

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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