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New Oncotype DX® data further demonstrate the practice-changing impact of the test in guiding the treatment of early stage breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.18]
Genomic Health announced presentation of the first prospective outcomes data from a large adjuvant study with the Oncotype DX breast cancer test at the recent 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer...

Male and female breast cancers are not identical
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.18]
Results of the EORTC10085/TBCRC/BIG/NABCG International Male Breast Cancer Program conducted in both Europe and in the United States and presented at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium...

No association found between migraine and breast cancer in a pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies
Source: Breast Cancer 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: Breast Cancer 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.

Herceptin for HER2-positive breast cancer improves long-term survival
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.16]
A new study shows that when added to chemotherapy, trastuzumab - commonly known as Herceptin - significantly improves long-term survival of HER2-positive breast cancer patients.

Disease progression delayed by new drug combination for advanced breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.16]
A new combination of cancer drugs delayed disease progression for patients with hormone-receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer, according to a multi-center phase II trial.

New breast cancer classification based on epigenetics
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.16]
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. One in nine will suffer breast cancer over their lifetime.

Pathway that degrades holiday turkey fuels metastasis of triple negative breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.16]
A University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium shows that triple negative breast cancer cells process tryptophan to promote survival while traveling...

Endocrine Agent Makes Mark in Breast Cancer (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.12.16]
(MedPage Today) -- Fulvestrant regimens improve outcomes in advanced disease.

Low-Fat Diet Improves Survival in Some Breast Cancer Pts
Source: Medscape Today Headlines [2014.12.15]
Long-awaited survival results from a study that began in 1994 show a signal in a small subset of patients with hormone-negative disease.
Medscape Medical News

Immune function marker does not predict benefit of trastuzumab in HER-2+ breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.15]
A marker of immune function that predicts for better outcomes in patients treated with chemotherapy for triple negative breast cancer is also linked to improved prognosis in patients treated with...

Study shows superior activity for nab-paclitaxel vs paclitxel in early breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.15]
The German Breast Group (GBG) said nab-paclitaxel (ABRAXANE®) demonstrated significant benefit for patients with early high risk breast cancer when compared to conventional solvent-based...

Early trial of new drug shows promise for patients with triple-negative breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.15]
In patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer--a disease with no approved targeted therapies--infusion of pembrolizumab produced durable responses in almost one out of five patients...

Hormone-unrelated breast cancer death rate lowered by reducing dietary fat
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.15]
Researchers found that death rates in early-stage breast cancer patients with hormone-unrelated breast cancer fell significantly, following a reduction in dietary fat intake.

Mixed Results With Afinitor in Advanced Breast Cancer (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.12.15]
(MedPage Today) -- Results in women with HER2-positive disease fall short, but a subset of patients see some survival benefit.

Increased use of hypofractionated whole-breast irradiation benefits patients with early-stage breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer 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.

Women with dense breasts will have to look beyond ultrasound for useful supplemental breast cancer screening
Source: Breast Cancer 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...

Test of Two Taxanes Shows Clear Winner in Breast Cancer
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.12.14]
(MedPage Today) -- Nab-paclitaxel neoadjuvant therapy led to higher response rate for early-stage disease.

At 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium three new Myriad studies highlighted
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.13]
Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MYGN) has announced results from a new study that demonstrated the ability of the myRisk™ Hereditary Cancer test to detect 105 percent more mutations in cancer...

Ovarian suppression reduces recurrence for some young breast cancer patients
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.12]
The addition of ovarian suppression to adjuvant treatment (post-surgery) with tamoxifen reduced breast cancer recurrence in young women with hormone-sensitive early breast cancer who received...

Some ovarian and breast cancer patients may benefit from manipulation of a non-coding microRNA
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.12]
A genetic misfire called the 3q26.2 amplicon can cause real havoc. In fact, it is among the most frequent chromosomal aberrations seen in many cancers, including ovarian and breast cancers.

Protein inhibitor makes toughest breast cancer cell susceptible to chemotherapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.12]
Triple-negative breast cancer is as bad as it sounds. The cells that form these tumors lack three proteins that would make the cancer respond to powerful, customized treatments.

Tamoxifen has reduced breast cancer rates 'by a third'
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.12]
A well-established and effective treatment for breast cancer, tamoxifen has now been shown to have long-term preventive benefits for women at high risk.

Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients
Source: MedicineNet Nutrition Specialty [2014.12.12]
Title: Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 12/12/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

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 Cancer 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

Zinc test for early breast cancer looks promising
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2014.12.10]
Using techniques from the field of earth sciences, researchers may have found a way of picking up early signs of breast cancer by looking for changes in zinc composition.

Shorter radiation treatment not given to most breast cancer patients
Source: Breast Cancer 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.

Preliminary Studies Target Advanced Breast Cancers
Source: MedicineNet Diarrhea Specialty [2014.12.10]
Title: Preliminary Studies Target Advanced Breast Cancers
Category: Health News
Created: 12/10/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/10/2014 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

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.

New research shows risk of breast cancer is greater when women smoke before having their first child
Source: Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today [2014.12.05]
Research presented yesterday at the World Cancer Congress shows that one in eleven breast cancer cases in mothers can be prevented if women do not smoke before having their first child.

New research shows exercise reduces risk of death in breast cancer patients
Source: Sports Medicine / Fitness News From Medical News Today [2014.12.05]
Women with breast cancer who engage in physical activity, even if at moderate level, have a lower risk of death, cancer-specific or not; according to new research presented yesterday at the 2014...

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...

Breast Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial
Source: MedicineNet Chemotherapy Specialty [2014.12.03]
Title: Breast Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial
Category: Health News
Created: 12/2/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Breast cancer: Endomagnetics receives IDE approval to initiate US trials
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2014.12.02]
Cancer healthcare company Endomagnetics has announced that it has received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a...

Mental health inequalities in detection of breast cancer
Source: Mental Health News From Medical News Today [2014.12.02]
Women with a mental illness (including depression, anxiety and serious mental illnesses) are less likely to be screened for breast cancer, according to new research published in the BJPsych.

Gene mutation linked to breast cancer therapy resistance
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2014.11.28]
A group of Vanderbilt-led investigators has identified a new gene mutation that may explain why some breast cancer patients do not respond to anti-hormone therapy.

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.

Breast Cancer Patients Might Prefer 'Invisible Tattoo'
Source: MedicineNet Radiation Therapy Specialty [2014.11.05]
Title: Breast Cancer Patients Might Prefer 'Invisible Tattoo'
Category: Health News
Created: 11/4/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy
Source: MedicineNet Cancer Prevention Specialty [2014.10.31]
Title: Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy
Category: Health News
Created: 10/31/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/31/2014 12:00:00 AM

Herceptin Boosts Survival for Breast Cancer, Study Reports
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2014.10.21]
Title: Herceptin Boosts Survival for Breast Cancer, Study Reports
Category: Health News
Created: 10/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

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

Study finds potential link between breast cancer genes and salivary gland cancer
Source: Ear, Nose and Throat News From Medical News Today [2014.10.16]
The risk of developing cancer in a salivary gland might be higher in people with mutations in either of two genes associated with breast and ovarian cancer, according to a new study by researchers...

Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy 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...

Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2014.09.30]
Title: Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says
Category: Health News
Created: 9/30/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/30/2014 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

'Angelina Jolie Effect' Prompted More Testing for Breast Cancer Genes: Study
Source: MedicineNet Colonoscopy Specialty [2014.09.04]
Title: 'Angelina Jolie Effect' Prompted More Testing for Breast Cancer Genes: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/3/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/4/2014 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...

Study links high cholesterol to increased risk of breast cancer
Source: Statins 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.

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

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

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).

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

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.

Microwave Imaging of the Breast
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.18]
Although currently available diagnostic screening systems for breast cancer like X-ray computed tomography (CT) and mammography are effective at detecting early signs of tumors, they are far from...

DCIS Test Identifies Patients With Low Recurrence Risk
Source: Medscape Pathology & Lab Medicine Headlines [2014.12.16]
A new Oncotype test identifies patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) who are at low risk for recurrence and for the development of invasive breast cancer.
Medscape Medical News

Universal BRCA Testing 'Would Break the Bank'
Source: Medscape Pathology & Lab Medicine Headlines [2014.12.15]
BRCA screening improves survival in women with a family history of breast cancer, but should all women be tested? And at what cost -- to them and society?
Medscape Oncology

Genotyping errors plague CYP2D6 testing for tamoxifen therapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.15]
Clinical recommendations discouraging the use of CYP2D6 gene testing to guide tamoxifen therapy in breast cancer patients are based on studies with flawed methodology and should be reconsidered...

In patients with BRCA1/2 mutations, common chemotherapy not found to be heart toxic
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.13]
Use of anthracycline-based chemotherapy, a common treatment for breast cancer, has negligible cardiac toxicity in women whose tumors have BRCA1/2 mutations -- despite preclinical evidence that such...

ICE Study Leaves Capecitabine in the Cold (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.12.13]
(MedPage Today) -- Chemo agent of no help in older early stage breast cancer patients.

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...

Mammograms: Less Pain, Risk-Based Screens?
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.12.03]
(MedPage Today) -- Breast cancer screening after 40, a more comfortable mammogram.

No junk: Long RNA mimics DNA, restrains hormone responses
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.11.10]
GAS5, a player in prostate and breast cancer, is an example of a lincRNA, long intergenic non-coding RNAIt arises from what scientists previously described as "junk DNA" or "the dark matter of...

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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