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Study links two genes to breast cancer survival
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.08.18]
Testing for the activity of two genes could pick out women who are at increased risk of dying from their breast cancers, suggests a new study of almost 2,000 patients.

New Guidelines Set Safe Surgery Margins for Some Breast Cancers
Source: MedicineNet Radiation Therapy Specialty [2016.08.16]
Title: New Guidelines Set Safe Surgery Margins for Some Breast Cancers
Category: Health News
Created: 8/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Prevalence of estrogen receptor mutations in patients with metastatic breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.08.12]
A new study published online by JAMA Oncology examines the prevalence and significance of estrogen receptor mutations in patients with metastatic breast cancer.

Why is breast cancer common but heart cancer rare?
Source: Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today [2016.08.10]
Malignant cancers strike certain organs, such as the colon or breast, more often than others.

Common virus' link to breast cancer investigated
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.08.03]
The most common virus to infect humans - EBV - plays a role in breast cancer. New research may have uncovered the mechanisms behind this relationship.

Experts assess changes to breast cancer screening recommendations
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.08.03]
A new article discusses the evidentiary support for the recent changes made by the American Cancer Society in its recommendations for breast cancer screening.

Breast cancer risk may be influenced by type of fat dad eats
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.07.26]
In a rat study, researchers find male rats that consumed a diet rich in animal fats increased the risk of breast cancer for female offspring.

Vitamin D receptor protein may reduce odds of being diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.07.25]
New research out of Roswell Park Cancer Institute shows that expression of the vitamin D receptor protein may help protect against aggressive forms of breast cancer but has not yet been linked to...

Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2016.07.25]
Title: Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Category: Slideshows
Created: 9/28/2010 1:12:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Uncovering a new principle in chemotherapy resistance in breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.07.22]
A laboratory study has revealed an entirely unexpected process for acquiring drug resistance that bypasses the need to re-establish DNA damage repair in breast cancers that have mutant BRCA1 or...

IVF treatment not associated with increased risk of breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.07.20]
Among women undergoing fertility treatment in the Netherlands between 1980 and 1995, the use of in vitro fertilization (IVF) compared with non-IVF treatment was not associated with increased risk...

A high-fat Mediterranean diet may protect against breast cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular events
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.07.19]
According to researchers, a healthy diet can include "a lot of fat." A review of available evidence suggests that a Mediterranean diet with no restrictions on fat intake may reduce a person's risk...

Fat cells may play key role in battle against breast cancer: Study
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.07.14]
New research led by York University Professor Michael Connor highlights how fat cells could help determine the most effective way to fight breast cancer; including using exercise to combat the...

Younger age, lymph node removal: Risk factors for pain after breast cancer surgery
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.07.12]
An international team of researchers has identified several risk factors for persistent pain after breast cancer surgery; these include younger age, radiation therapy and removal of lymph nodes...

Breast cancer: Exercise reduces perceived memory problems in survivors
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.07.11]
Study finds breast cancer survivors who engaged in high levels of moderate-vigorous physical activity had fewer self-reported memory problems.

Acupressure reduced fatigue in breast cancer survivors
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.07.11]
Acupressure helped reduce persistent fatigue in women who had been treated for breast cancer, a new study finds.Fatigue is one of the most common long-term effects of breast cancer treatment.

The importance of keeping silent...in breast cancer cells
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2016.07.08]
CRG researchers describe a repression mechanism active in hormone-dependent breast cancer cells for the first time.Sometimes, the silencing of a gene is as important as its activation.

Imaging technique could help focus breast cancer treatment
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.07.08]
Cancer Research UK scientists have used imaging techniques as a new way to identify patients who could benefit from certain breast cancer treatments, according to a study published in Oncotarget.

Gene Tied to Breast Cancer Raises Uterine Cancer Risk Too
Source: MedicineNet Uterine Cancer Specialty [2016.07.01]
Title: Gene Tied to Breast Cancer Raises Uterine Cancer Risk Too
Category: Health News
Created: 6/30/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2016.06.27]
Title: Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment
Category: Health News
Created: 6/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

10 Things Young Women Should Know About Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet cyclophosphamide Specialty [2016.06.24]
Title: 10 Things Young Women Should Know About Breast Cancer
Category: Slideshows
Created: 9/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2016.06.23]
Title: Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

Smoking can hamper common treatment for breast cancer
Source: Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today [2016.06.20]
We know that individuals who smoke take major health risks. Now a new research study from Lund University in Sweden shows that common treatment for breast cancer works less well in patients who...

Shorter radiation course recommended for early-stage breast cancer patients
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.06.17]
Early-stage breast cancer patients receiving a shorter course of whole breast radiation with higher radiation doses per fraction reported equivalent cosmetic, functional and pain outcomes over time...

New approach to MRI links saturated fats to breast cancer in postmenopausal women
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2016.06.08]
The presence of high saturated fatty acids in breast tissue may be a useful indicator of cancer in postmenopausal women, according to a new study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center...

Longer Use of Certain Drugs Cuts Recurrence for Breast Cancer Survivors
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2016.06.07]
Title: Longer Use of Certain Drugs Cuts Recurrence for Breast Cancer Survivors
Category: Health News
Created: 6/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Cheaper Breast Cancer Drug Does Well in Clinical Trial
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2016.06.06]
Title: Cheaper Breast Cancer Drug Does Well in Clinical Trial
Category: Health News
Created: 6/3/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Breast cancer drug found to reduce seizures
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2016.05.13]
Findings from animal study could lead to improved seizure treatment in humans.

Many Breast Cancer Patients Try Alternative Medicine First: Study
Source: MedicineNet Alternative Medicine Specialty [2016.05.13]
Title: Many Breast Cancer Patients Try Alternative Medicine First: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 5/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Meds Won't Raise Chances of Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Suggests
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2016.04.22]
Title: Breast Cancer Meds Won't Raise Chances of Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Early Stage Breast Cancer Does Need Treatment, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2016.04.18]
Title: Early Stage Breast Cancer Does Need Treatment, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 4/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

How a metabolic pathway promotes breast cancer metastasis
Source: Statins News From Medical News Today [2016.04.07]
A metabolic pathway that is up-regulated in certain breast cancers promotes the disease's progression by activating a cell signaling protein called Arf6, according to a paper published in the...

NIST develops first widely useful measurement standard for breast cancer MRI
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2016.03.28]
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed the first widely useful standard for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the breast, a method used to...

Male Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Klinefelter Syndrome Specialty [2016.02.25]
Title: Male Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 6/30/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

What factors affect non-compliance with endocrine therapy among young women with breast cancer?
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2016.02.17]
A new study from Harvard Medical School of young women with hormone receptor-positive (HR+) breast cancer showed that more than half did not believe endocrine therapy was essential, even though it...

Two Drugs Equal in Preventing Early Breast Cancer's Return: Study
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2015.12.11]
Title: Two Drugs Equal in Preventing Early Breast Cancer's Return: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 12/11/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Drugs Battle Disease's Return
Source: MedicineNet capecitabine Specialty [2015.12.09]
Title: Breast Cancer Drugs Battle Disease's Return
Category: Health News
Created: 12/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Experts Issue Guidelines on Caring for Breast Cancer Survivors
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2015.12.08]
Title: Experts Issue Guidelines on Caring for Breast Cancer Survivors
Category: Health News
Created: 12/7/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Prevention
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2015.10.21]
Title: Breast Cancer Prevention
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 5/23/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

For Unexplained Infertility, Breast Cancer Drug No Better Than Standard Treatment
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.09.24]
Title: For Unexplained Infertility, Breast Cancer Drug No Better Than Standard Treatment
Category: Health News
Created: 9/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Genetic Testing: Families With Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet raloxifene Specialty [2015.09.02]
Title: Genetic Testing: Families With Breast Cancer
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 6/6/2001 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Treatment of Breast Cancer by Stages
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.08.21]
Title: Treatment of Breast Cancer by Stages
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 8/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Certain Generic Meds May Help Older Patients With Early Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.07.24]
Title: Certain Generic Meds May Help Older Patients With Early Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.06.01]
Title: New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 5/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

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

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

Breast Cancer Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet CA 125 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

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

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 12:00:00 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.

The Life and Science of Priscilla K. Brastianos, MD
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2016.08.16]
Dr Priscilla Brastianos is racing to prevent brain metastases in breast cancer patients. Meet a young investigator who is advancing science for the sake of her patients -- and two others in her life.
Medscape Oncology

Mayo researchers identify breast microbiome/bacterial differences between healthy and cancerous tissue
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.08.05]
A team of Mayo Clinic researchers has identified evidence of bacteria in sterilely-obtained breast tissue and found differences between women with and without breast cancer.

Make the Diagnosis: Leg Lesion Teaser
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2016.08.02]
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 47-year-old woman undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer noticed several red, flaccid bullae on her leg. She was also experiencing fever, cough, and shortness of breath, which developed quickly, so she went to the ED. What is your diagnosis?

Cross talk between hormone receptors has unexpected effects
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2016.06.27]
Finding suggests novel ways to improve breast cancer care.One of the first clues pathologists look for in tissue from a newly diagnosed breast cancer patient is the estrogen receptor, a nuclear...

Low doses of common cancer drug may promote cancer spread
Source: Liver Disease / Hepatitis News From Medical News Today [2016.06.21]
New research indicates that paclitaxel, which is the most commonly used chemotherapy for breast cancer, suppresses tumors when given at a certain dosage, but at low doses, it actually promotes...

Is initiation of chemo affected by complementary, alternative medicine use?
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.05.13]
Women with early-stage breast cancer for whom chemotherapy was indicated and who used dietary supplements and multiple types of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) were less likely to...

BRCA gene mutations associated with increased prostate cancer risk
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.05.09]
Though predominantly known for their increased associations with breast cancer risk, germline mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are also associated with an increased susceptibility to other...

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