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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

Palbociclib for Breast Cancer Inches Toward FDA Approval
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.01.21]
Palbociclib, the first CDK 4/6 inhibitor, has shown a doubling of progression-free survival in postmenopausal women with ER-positive, HER2-negative advanced-stage breast cancer.
Medscape Medical News

Scientist investigating mutation link to breast cancer drug resistance
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.20]
A leading scientist is investigating how oestrogen receptor (ER) mutations can cause drug resistance in secondary breast cancer patients receiving anti-hormone treatments such as tamoxifen.

Poor metabolic health increases risk for postmenopausal breast cancer irrespective of BMI
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.19]
Postmenopausal women who were metabolically unhealthy, as assessed by insulin abnormalities, were at increased risk for breast cancer compared with their metabolically healthy counterparts...

Male Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism 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

Breast cancer: rates of diagnosis and survival 'vary by race'
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2015.01.15]
A new study finds the likelihood of women in the US being diagnosed with breast cancer at stage I and surviving the diagnosis varies by race and ethnicity.

The impact of inflammation and cytokine biology on many aspects of breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.15]
Emerging data on the role of inflammation and the immune system in the development, growth, and spread of breast tumors have focused increased attention on the role cytokines such as interleukin and...

Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes Mellitus 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

Cook For Your Life program leads to dietary behavior changes in Latina breast cancer survivors
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.12]
Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health in partnership with the New York City-based, not-for-profit Cook for Your Life initiative have published the results of an...

A new opportunity for personalizing breast cancer treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.11]
By looking at the expression levels of downstream genes of the regulators in breast cancer, investigators at Dartmouth Hitchcock's Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC), led by Chao Cheng, PhD, have...

Scientists identify new gene that drives triple-negative breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.11]
Researchers from the UK have found that overactivity in a gene called BCL11A may lead to the development and progression of triple-negative breast cancer.

Eisai is appalled by arbitrary decision to remove life-extending breast cancer therapy Halaven (eribulin) from cancer drugs fund
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.09]
Eisai has announced its extreme disappointment that the National Cancer Drugs Fund(NCDF) panel has apparently made the decision to remove Halaven(R) (eribulin) from theCancer Drugs Fund (CDF)...

Herceptin May Benefit Some Women With Early Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Chemotherapy 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

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey aids in clinical trial examining effects of 'chemo brain' in breast cancer patients
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.07]
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is referring breast cancer patients to a clinical trial examining the side effects of chemotherapy and hormonal therapy on the brain.

Nutrition education may help prevent breast cancer reoccurrence
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.07]
Breast cancer five-year survival rates are just 58.4% in Brazil, lower than in many other regions.

Scientist developing revolutionary breast cancer 'viro-immunotherapy'
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.07]
A leading scientist is pioneering an innovative new treatment which uses viruses to kill breast cancer cells.

Breast cancer reoccurrence may be prevented through nutrition education
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.07]
Breast cancer is the most frequent cause of death among women worldwide, and five-year survival rates are just 58.4% in Brazil, lower than in many other regions.

Better communication needed between breast cancer patients and professionals
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.05]
We report from the 37th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium in Texas, and look at the results of a survey into breast cancer patient and caregiver expectations.

Risk for leukemia after treatment for early-stage breast cancer higher than reported
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2015.01.03]
The risk of developing leukemia after radiation therapy or chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer remains very small, but it is twice as high as previously reported, according to results of a...

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: Endocrinology 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...

Targeting androgen in breast cancer
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2014.12.17]
Three studies presented by University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2014 demonstrate the effects of blocking androgen receptors in breast cancer.

Women with dense breasts will have to look beyond ultrasound for useful supplemental breast cancer screening
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2014.12.14]
Supplemental ultrasound screening for all U.S. women with dense breasts would substantially increase healthcare costs with little improvement in overall health, according to senior author Anna...

Increased use of hypofractionated whole-breast irradiation benefits patients with early-stage breast cancer
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.12.14]
The use of hypofractionated whole-breast irradiation (HF-WBI) for patients with early-stage breast cancer increased 17.

Short RT Regimen Use on the Rise in Early Breast Cancer
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.12.11]
(MedPage Today) -- Hypofractionated whole-breast irradiation tripled in recent years, but it's still underutilized.

New Treatment Shows Promise in Younger Breast Cancer Patients: Study
Source: MedicineNet Menopause 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

Many Breast Cancer Patients Get Too Much Radiation Therapy, Research Suggests
Source: MedicineNet Radiation Therapy Specialty [2014.12.11]
Title: Many Breast Cancer Patients Get Too Much Radiation Therapy, Research Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 12/10/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

Shorter radiation treatment not given to most breast cancer patients
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.12.10]
Despite 2011 guidelines endorsing shorter radiation for early-stage breast cancer patients, a new study finds most eligible patients are still receiving a longer treatment.

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

Most elderly breast cancer patients receive unnecessary radiation
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.12.08]
A new study reports that almost two-thirds of elderly women with breast cancer are receiving radiation treatments, when trial data supports the omission of such therapy.

Experts say body position in breast cancer radiation treatment matters
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.12.04]
A new treatment board which allows patients to lie on their stomach in the prone position during radiation treatment is proving more effective for breast cancer patients at The Ohio State...

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

Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2014.10.15]
Title: Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment
Category: Health News
Created: 10/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/15/2014 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

Helping breast cancer patients make choices about reconstruction
Source: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery News From Medical News Today [2014.09.30]
Information plus patient preferences can help in sorting through reconstruction options, according to plastic and reconstructive surgeryDecision analysis techniques can help surgeons and patients...

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...

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...

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.

'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

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

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

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.

Leeds Scientist to test new MRI method to predict who will benefit from chemotherapy
Source: Breast Cancer 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...

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2015.01.17]
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include a community-based intervention for reducing cardiovascular disease risk, diabetes overtreatment, and later breast cancer diagnosis in African Americans.

Study finds 3D mammography could save $550 million a year
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.16]
Patients who receive breast tomosynthesis for their annual breast cancer screening experienced fewer recalls, fewer diagnostic procedures, earlier detection, and required less costly treatment than...

Annual mammograms starting at age 40 recommended
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.12.04]
A study of breast cancers detected with screening mammography found that strong family history and dense breast tissue were commonly absent in women between the ages of 40 and 49 diagnosed with...

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...

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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