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alphaB-crystallin as a Marker of Aggressive Breast Cancer
Source: Medscape Headlines [2014.08.22]
Is the heat-shock protein alphaB-crystallin a useful biomarker in breast cancer prognosis?
BMC Clinical Pathology

Palbociclib expanded access program now open to eligible U.S. patients with HR+, HER2- advanced breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.22]
Pfizer Inc. has announced that the company has initiated a multi-center, open-label expanded access program (EAP) in the United States for the investigational CDK 4/6 inhibitor, palbociclib.

Overactive protein in basal-like carcinoma offers target for new breast cancer therapeutics
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.22]
Two Northwestern University scientists have identified a biomarker strongly associated with basal-like breast cancer, a highly aggressive carcinoma that is resistant to many types of chemotherapy.

Predictive marker discovered that could help doctors classify breast cancer patients for more effective treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.22]
Scientists have made it easier to predict both breast cancer relapses and responses to chemotherapy, through the identification of a unique gene.

NSAIDs may halve breast cancer recurrence in overweight women
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.22]
In a new study, overweight and obese breast cancer patients exhibited a 52% lower rate of recurrence and a 28-month delay in recurrence if they were regularly taking NSAIDs.

Never Too Late for Exercise to Cut Breast Cancer Risk
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.08.21]
It is well known that breast cancer risk can be modified by exercise. Now comes evidence that, after menopause, the benefit can be gained with modest exercise in a relatively short period of time.
Medscape Medical News

FAST MRI: A 3-minute MRI for Breast Cancer Screening
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.08.21]
An accelerated MRI screening protocol for breast cancer that takes just 3 minutes is as good as a regular MRI that takes 21 minutes, and more accurate than digital mammography.
Medscape Medical News

Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2014.08.15]
Title: Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 8/14/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Aspirin 'halves breast cancer recurrence in overweight women'
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.14]
Aspirin is known to have protective effects against some cancers. Now, a new study suggests that, in breast cancer patients, these effects may be mediated by weight.

Signals regulating mammary stem cell activation during pregnancy can be hijacked by breast cancer cells
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.12]
During pregnancy, certain hormones trigger specialized mammary stem cells to create milk-producing cells essential to lactation.

No Breast Cancer Benefits From Bisphosphonates
Source: MedPage Today OB/Gyn [2014.08.12]
(MedPage Today) -- Contrary to observational research, taking bisphosphonates for osteoporosis doesn't appear to be protective against breast cancer in postmenopausal women, researchers found.

Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet alendronate Specialty [2014.08.12]
Title: Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 8/11/2014 7:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis not associated with reduced breast cancer risk
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2014.08.11]
An analysis of data from two randomized clinical trials finds that three to four years of treatment with bisphosphonates to improve bone density is not linked to reduced risk of invasive...

Postmenopausal breast cancer risk decreases rapidly after starting regular physical activity
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.11]
Postmenopausal women who in the past four years had undertaken regular physical activity equivalent to at least four hours of walking per week had a lower risk for invasive breast cancer compared...

Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Menopause Specialty [2014.08.11]
Title: Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 8/11/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

Study shines new light on genetic alterations of aggressive breast cancer subtype
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.10]
Researchers from the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine have uncovered new information about the genetic alterations that may contribute to the development of a subtype...

UMC Utrecht researchers discover new breast cancer gene
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.08]
Women with a mutation of the MEN1 gene have a higher risk of developing breast cancer. The disease also affects them at a younger age.

Women with PALB2 gene at greatly increased risk of breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.08]
Breast cancer risks for one of potentially the most important genes associated with breast cancer after the BRCA1/2 genes are reported in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Clues to origin of aggressive type of breast cancer offered by cell plasticity
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.06]
Healthy breast cells may be able to reinvent themselves - some have the flexibility to change after they are mature - which leads researchers to postulate that similarities exist between this...

Breast cancer patients in high-risk populations may benefit from patient navigation
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.06]
Patient navigation, or the linking of a newly diagnosed cancer patient with a professional trained in assisting patients though the complex journey of cancer diagnosis and treatment, may lead to...

Asian-American breast cancer survivors benefit from expressive writing
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.05]
Writing down fears, emotions and the benefits of a cancer diagnosis may improve health outcomes for Asian-American breast cancer survivors, according to a study conducted by a researcher at the...

Researcher develops method to identify women who will benefit from tamoxifen therapy for breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.04]
Innovative research by Rene Bernards, Ph.D., the co-founder of Agendia, Inc., has identified a gene signature that has potential to identify which patients will benefit from tamoxifen therapy.

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...

Recent use of some oral contraceptives increases breast cancer risk
Source: Fertility News From Medical News Today [2014.08.01]
Use of birth control pills is widely associated with increased breast cancer risk. But a new study finds this increased risk is dependent on pill formulation and past-year usage.

New computational method pinpoints gene changes in breast cancer cells
Source: IT / Internet / E-mail News From Medical News Today [2014.07.28]
Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University, working with high-throughput data generated by breast cancer biologists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, have devised a computational...

New insight into alternative treatment options for postmenopausal breast cancer patients using hormone therapy
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2014.07.26]
It's no wonder that breast cancer ranks highest among women's health concerns.

Night light exposure could make breast cancer tumors tamoxifen resistant
Source: Pharma Industry / Biotech Industry News From Medical News Today [2014.07.25]
A study in rats reveals that tamoxifen - a drug typically used to treat breast cancer that has spread - is less effective when subjects are exposed to dim light at night.

Detection rates of early stage breast cancer in older women unchanged despite increase in screening costs
Source: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP News From Medical News Today [2014.07.18]
Medicare spending on breast cancer screening increased substantially between 2001 and 2009 but the detection rates of early stage tumors were unchanged, according to a new study published July 16 in...

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

Gel tamoxifen effective for breast cancer, fewer side effects than oral form
Source: Pharma Industry / Biotech Industry News From Medical News Today [2014.07.15]
A new study shows that a gel form of commonly used cancer drug tamoxifen is just as effective as the oral form and produces fewer side effects.

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 Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study
Source: MedicineNet Birth Defects Specialty [2014.07.10]
Title: Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 7/9/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women
Source: MedicineNet Menopause Specialty [2014.07.10]
Title: Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women
Category: Health News
Created: 7/9/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet Menopause Specialty [2014.07.07]
Title: Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 7/4/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/7/2014 12:00:00 AM

Study links high cholesterol to increased risk of breast cancer
Source: Cholesterol News From Medical News Today [2014.07.06]
In a study of UK women, researchers find that those with high cholesterol may be at higher risk of developing breast cancer than women with normal cholesterol levels.

Increase in Medicare-backed breast cancer screenings unsustainable
Source: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP News From Medical News Today [2014.07.03]
Breast cancer screening costs for Medicare patients skyrocketed between 2001 and 2009, but the increase did not lead to earlier detection of new breast cancer cases, according to a study published by...

Breast cancer and other aggressive cancers may respond to anti-inflammatory drugs
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.07.01]
New research raises the prospect that some cancer patients with aggressive tumors may benefit from a class of anti-inflammatory drugs used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.

3D Mammograms May Improve Breast Cancer Screening
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2014.06.25]
Title: 3D Mammograms May Improve Breast Cancer Screening
Category: Health News
Created: 6/24/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

Mammography Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths by 28 Percent: Study
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2014.06.19]
Title: Mammography Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths by 28 Percent: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/18/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

Cholesterol-busting compound may halt breast cancer
Source: Cholesterol News From Medical News Today [2014.06.18]
In tests on human cells and lab mice, a compound developed to fight cholesterol was able to not only halt breast cancer progression but also kill cancer cells.

Breast Cancer Surgery Rates Vary Greatly in Canada
Source: MedicineNet Radiation Therapy Specialty [2014.06.18]
Title: Breast Cancer Surgery Rates Vary Greatly in Canada
Category: Health News
Created: 6/18/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

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.

Older Breast Cancer Patients Do Follow Drug Therapy: Study
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2014.06.17]
Title: Older Breast Cancer Patients Do Follow Drug Therapy: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/16/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

Some Breast Cancer Patients May Get Drug-Linked Heart Failure: Study
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2014.06.04]
Title: Some Breast Cancer Patients May Get Drug-Linked Heart Failure: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/3/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Certain Breast Cancer Patients May Need Little Treatment After Tumor Removal
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2014.06.03]
Title: Certain Breast Cancer Patients May Need Little Treatment After Tumor Removal
Category: Health News
Created: 6/2/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Newer Anti-Estrogen Treatment May Benefit Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2014.06.02]
Title: Newer Anti-Estrogen Treatment May Benefit Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
Category: Health News
Created: 6/1/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/2/2014 12:00:00 AM

Experts Issue Treatment Guidelines for Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet capecitabine Specialty [2014.05.06]
Title: Experts Issue Treatment Guidelines for Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 5/5/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/6/2014 12:00:00 AM

Type of breast cancer surgery women undergo influenced by surgeons and health care settings
Source: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery News From Medical News Today [2014.05.03]
Breast cancer is one of the few major illnesses for which physicians may not recommend a specific treatment option.

'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
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

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 raloxifene 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

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

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

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.

Molecular Landscape of the Normal Human Breast
Source: Medscape Pathology & Lab Medicine Headlines [2014.08.20]
What are the earliest disturbances in the normal breast that could provide a critical step toward the prevention of breast cancer?
Breast Cancer Research

Is Fast MRI Better Than Mammography?
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.08.18]
Dr. Kathy Miller reports on a study showing 'fast' MRI is faster, cheaper, and more accurate than conventional MRI, and is better than mammography for screening certain women for breast cancer.
Medscape Oncology

Research sheds light on how aspirin works to reduce cancer deaths
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.18]
Researchers have discovered that women who had been prescribed aspirin regularly before being diagnosed with breast cancer are less likely to have cancer that spread to the lymph-nodes than women who...

BrCa Risk Stable With Anti-TNF Tx
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.08.18]
(MedPage Today) -- Women with rheumatoid arthritis and a history of breast cancer had no increased risk of cancer recurrence if treated with anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy, Swedish researchers reported.

NSAIDs May Slow Breast Ca in Obese Women
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.08.14]
(MedPage Today) -- Obese women with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer had a 52% lower risk of recurrence when they reported regular use of aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Women over 75 benefit from mammography
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.07]
Mammography-detected breast cancer is associated with a shift to earlier stage diagnosis in older women, subsequently reducing the rate of more advanced, difficult-to-treat cases, according to a new...

No Bang for Digital Buck in Mammography (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.07.01]
(MedPage Today) -- Medicare's mammography costs increased by almost 50% over a 7-year period while the rate of early breast cancer detection and stage at diagnosis did not change significantly, a 270,000-patient study showed.

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...

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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