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'Chemo Brain' Lasts for Months in Many Breast Cancer Survivors
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2017.01.12]
Title: 'Chemo Brain' Lasts for Months in Many Breast Cancer Survivors
Category: Health News
Created: 1/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

New insights into mechanisms of breast cancer development and resistance to therapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.01.11]
Why does breast cancer develop and how come certain patients are resistant to established therapies?

Obamacare Boosts Breast Cancer Screening, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Colon Cancer Specialty [2017.01.10]
Title: Obamacare Boosts Breast Cancer Screening, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 1/9/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

'Overdiagnosis Exists in Breast Cancer'
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.01.09]
Another study provides evidence supporting the idea that breast cancer screening results in overdiagnosis of disease, and a new editorial provides historical perspective on how this came about.
Medscape Medical News

Spread of triple-negative breast cancer could be halted with existing drug
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2017.01.09]
Researchers find a class of drugs used to treat estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer might also reduce the spread of triple-negative breast cancer.

Grilled, barbecued meats may raise death risk for breast cancer survivors
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.01.06]
A high intake of grilled, barbecued, or smoked meats has been linked to increased mortality risk among breast cancer survivors in a new study.

Vaccine shows promising results for early-stage breast cancer patients
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.01.05]
Deregulation and inhibition of the immune system contributes to cancer development.

Breast cancer patients report 'chemo brain' is a substantial problem
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.01.04]
A large study of breast cancer patients shows that self-reported cognitive impairment is a substantial problem for as long as 6 months after chemotherapy.

Chili pepper compound can stop breast cancer, study finds
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.01.02]
Scientists test the effect of a spicy molecule called capsaicin on lab-grown cancer cells. Findings may help treatment for triple-negative breast cancer.

Bioinformatics brings to light new combinations of drugs to fight breast cancer
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2016.12.28]
In spite of the many drugs available to treat breast cancer, resistance continues to be a problem.

Beating Breast Cancer But Still Paying a Price
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2016.12.15]
Title: Beating Breast Cancer But Still Paying a Price
Category: Health News
Created: 12/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Almost 20% of breast cancer patients fail to complete prescribed endocrine therapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.14]
Around 20% of breast cancer patients do not complete prescribed endocrine therapy, researchers report at the ESMO Asia 2016 Congress in Singapore.

New X-ray technique could improve bomb detection and breast cancer treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.14]
An exciting X-ray imaging technology has been successfully developed to the point where it is now ready for translation into all kinds of beneficial applications, including potentially life-saving...

Breast cancer deaths have dropped in many countries
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.12]
Breast cancer deaths have fallen in 39 of 47 countries, including the U.S. and most developed nations of Europe - with stark disparities elsewhere.

Pinpointing recurrent genomic alterations in breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.12]
A genomic analysis study by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigators and other colleagues has identified recurrent genomic alterations in a subset of breast cancer that are typically...

Social isolation may lead to poor survival rates in breast cancer patients
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.12]
New research suggests that socially isolated breast cancer survivors have higher rates of recurrence and mortality compared with socially integrated women.

Strength Training May Prevent Side Effect of Breast Cancer Surgery
Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Activity Specialty [2016.12.12]
Title: Strength Training May Prevent Side Effect of Breast Cancer Surgery
Category: Health News
Created: 12/9/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Death Rates Vary Around the World
Source: MedicineNet Chemotherapy Specialty [2016.12.12]
Title: Breast Cancer Death Rates Vary Around the World
Category: Health News
Created: 12/9/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Scientists developing model to predict if chemotherapy will work for breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.09]
University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers and collaborators are working to predict, before treatment, whether an aggressive type of breast cancer will respond...

New study shows targeted therapy needed for breast cancer with brain metastases
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.09]
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) and Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI) have discovered molecular changes in the primary tumor of breast cancer patients who...

'Cold Caps' May Halt Hair Loss in Breast Cancer Patients: Study
Source: MedicineNet Hair Loss Specialty [2016.12.09]
Title: 'Cold Caps' May Halt Hair Loss in Breast Cancer Patients: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 12/9/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Certain Breast Cancer Drugs Tied to Blood Vessel Damage
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2016.12.09]
Title: Certain Breast Cancer Drugs Tied to Blood Vessel Damage
Category: Health News
Created: 12/9/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Double whammy for triple negative breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.07]
A promising new combination therapy for a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer has been identified by Weizmann Institute scientists, as was recently reported in Cancer Research.

Taking Breast Cancer Prevention Drug Beyond 5 Years May Not Raise Survival
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2016.12.07]
Title: Taking Breast Cancer Prevention Drug Beyond 5 Years May Not Raise Survival
Category: Health News
Created: 12/7/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Proposed biosimilar drug shows potential as breast cancer treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.05]
Among women with metastatic breast cancer, treatment with a drug that is biosimilar to the breast cancer drug trastuzumab resulted in an equivalent overall response rate at 24 weeks compared with...

Electro-acupuncture for disrupted sleep in women with breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.11.30]
It's somewhat of a little-known adverse effect of having breast cancer, but studies suggest that approximately 30% to 40% of women with breast cancer report persistent hot flashes.

Breast cancer screening 'should not be stopped based on age'
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.11.28]
Researchers say breast cancer screening guidelines should not be age-based, after finding no evidence that the benefits of mammography decline after 75.

Cellular starvation kills treatment-resistant breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.11.23]
Blocking key nutrient may treat aggressive form of breast cancer.Cancer rewires the metabolism of tumor cells, converting them into lean, mean, replicating machines.

New Drug May Brighten Outlook for Advanced Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Neutropenia Specialty [2016.11.17]
Title: New Drug May Brighten Outlook for Advanced Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

Take multiple biopsies in studies of personalised breast cancer treatments, study says
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2016.11.11]
New research finds taking single biopsy can miss key genetic mutations that could influence drug susceptibility and resistance.

Cost of Breast Cancer Chemo Varies Widely in U.S.
Source: MedicineNet cyclophosphamide Specialty [2016.10.11]
Title: Cost of Breast Cancer Chemo Varies Widely in U.S.
Category: Health News
Created: 10/10/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

More Evidence Tamoxifen, Other Meds Help Limit Breast Cancer's Spread
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2016.10.07]
Title: More Evidence Tamoxifen, Other Meds Help Limit Breast Cancer's Spread
Category: Health News
Created: 10/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Blocking Ran protein reverses resistance of lung and breast cancers
Source: Lung Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.10.06]
Researchers at the University of Bradford have discovered a way to prevent chemotherapy resistance in lung cancer by blocking a protein found in cancer cells.

Tamoxifen OK for Breast Cancer Patients Without Uterine Abnormalities: Study
Source: MedicineNet Uterine Cancer Specialty [2016.09.23]
Title: Tamoxifen OK for Breast Cancer Patients Without Uterine Abnormalities: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

Software Speeds Up Analysis of Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2016.09.23]
Title: Software Speeds Up Analysis of Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

Study: Trained Experts Can Spot Breast Cancer in 'Blink of an Eye'
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2016.08.30]
Title: Study: Trained Experts Can Spot Breast Cancer in 'Blink of an Eye'
Category: Health News
Created: 8/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2016.08.24]
Title: Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

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

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.

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 tamoxifen 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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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

Breast Cancer Quiz: Symptoms & Signs
Source: MedicineNet CA 125 Specialty [2015.01.23]
Title: Breast Cancer Quiz: Symptoms & Signs
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 10/11/2010 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/23/2015 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

Study Questions Use of Less-Invasive Lymph Node Surgery for Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Specialty [2013.10.08]
Title: Study Questions Use of Less-Invasive Lymph Node Surgery for Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 10/7/2013 2:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 10/8/2013 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Pictures Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Specialty [2013.06.06]
Title: Breast Cancer Pictures Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Breast Cancer
Category: Slideshows
Created: 9/28/2010 1:12:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/6/2013 12:00:00 AM

Racial Disparities Still Seen in Use of Breast Cancer Treatments
Source: MedicineNet Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Specialty [2012.12.05]
Title: Racial Disparities Still Seen in Use of Breast Cancer Treatments
Category: Health News
Created: 12/5/2012 10:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/5/2012 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Risk May Rise With High Hormone Levels
Source: MedicineNet estrogens (conjugated) and medroxyprogesterone Specialty [2011.10.21]
Title: Breast Cancer Risk May Rise With High Hormone Levels
Category: Health News
Created: 10/21/2011 10:05:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/21/2011 12:00:00 AM

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

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.

Invasive BC: Digital Tomosynthesis vs. Digital Mammography
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines [2017.01.10]
This case study demonstrates the superiority of tomosynthesis over full-field digital mammography in detecting and diagnosing invasive breast cancer.
Applied Radiology

Reoperation Rates 3-Fold Higher After DCIS Than IBC
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.01.09]
Patients undergoing breast-conserving surgery had reoperation rates 3 times higher when when their diagnosis was ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) than when it was invasive breast cancer (IBC).
Medscape Medical News

Less frequent dosing of drug for patients with bone metastases does not increase risk of fracture, other bone-related events
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2017.01.05]
Among patients with bone metastases due to breast cancer, prostate cancer, or multiple myeloma, use of the bisphosphonate drug zoledronic acid every 12 weeks compared with the standard dosing...

Scripps Florida scientists develop drug discovery approach to predict health impact of endocrine-disrupting chemicals
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.01.04]
Breast cancer researchers from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a novel approach for identifying how chemicals in the environment - called environmental...

Study finds substantial rate of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy when procedure not indicated
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.01.02]
In a survey of women who underwent treatment for early-stage breast cancer in one breast, contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM; both breasts are surgically removed, the breast that contains...

Genetic biomarker IDs patients with increased risk for heart damage by anthracycline chemo
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2016.12.21]
Among women with breast cancer who received a type of chemotherapy called an anthracycline, those who had a certain genetic biomarker had a significantly increased risk for having...

Researchers reveal how cancer can spread even before a tumor develops
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.16]
Even before tumors develop, breast cancer cells with a few defined molecular alterations can spread to organs, remain quiet for long periods of time, and then awaken to form aggressive, deadly...

Naturally occuring symptoms may be mistaken for tamoxifen side effects
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2016.12.12]
Women taking tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer were less likely to continue taking the drug if they suffered nausea and vomiting, according to new data presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer...

Breast-friendly, radiation-free alternative to mammogram in the making
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2016.11.07]
New method identifies cancerous tumors by blood vessels structure.Each year around a million women in the Netherlands undergo mammograms for early detection of possible breast cancer.

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