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pCR and Improved Survival in Breast Cancer?
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.09.11]
Dr. Lidia Schapira discusses an analysis of NeoALTTO, which indicates that achieving pCR after neoadjuvant therapy for HER2+ cancer is associated with improved outcomes -- for some more than others.
Medscape Oncology

'Got It Right': Guidelines for HER2-Negative Breast Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.09.10]
Dr. Kathy Miller says the ASCO guidelines for advanced HER2-negative breast cancer 'got it right,' focusing on HT, sequential chemo agents, and decisions made jointly by doctors and patients.
Medscape Oncology

New genetic target for a different kind of cancer drug should benefit lung and breast cancer patients
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.10]
Upstream of the proteins that cancer cells use to proliferate sits RBM4, a gene-splicing protein that UNC researcher Zefeng Wang, PhD, discovered is drastically reduced in human lung and breast...

97 percent of elderly patients aged above 80 years recover without major complications after breast cancer surgery
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.09]
A study conducted by National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) has shown that age per se is not a contraindication to breast cancer surgery, and such surgeries may be safely performed for women aged 80...

Advance reported in treatment of triple-negative breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.09]
William M. Sikov, a medical oncologist in the Breast Health Center and associate director for clinical research in the Program in Women's Oncology at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, served...

In HER2 positive breast cancer, novel immunotherapy vaccine decreases recurrence
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.09]
A new breast cancer vaccine candidate, (GP2), provides further evidence of the potential of immunotherapy in preventing disease recurrence.

Study: Myriad myRisk Hereditary Cancer test identifies 43 percent more patients with breast cancer risk
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.08]
Myriad Genetics, Inc. has announced that the Myriad myRisk™ Hereditary Cancer test significantly improved the detection of cancer-causing mutations by 46 percent in patients with breast...

Survival benefit of breast conserving therapy compared to mastectomy in early-stage breast cancer patients
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.08]
When factoring in what is now known about breast cancer biology and heterogeneity, breast conserving therapy (BCT) may offer a greater survival benefit over mastectomy to women with early stage...

Study finds that disparities persist in early-stage breast cancer treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.08]
Despite its acceptance as standard of care for early stage breast cancer almost 25 years ago, barriers still exist that preclude patients from receiving breast conserving therapy (BCT), with some...

Expression of breast cancer-related genes adversely affected by soy supplementation
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.08]
Soy supplementation alters expression of genes associated with breast cancer, raising concerns that soy could have adverse effects in breast cancer, according to a new study published in the JNCI...

The Week Ahead: Infectious Diseases, Breast Cancer, MS, and More
Source: MedPage Today Allergy & Immunology [2014.09.07]
(MedPage Today) -- In what's going to be another big week in meetings, MedPage Today will bring you coverage from the ICAAC, ERS, ASTRO, and ECTRIMS-ACTRIMS, plus more.

Mixed Results for Saving Ovaries in Breast Cancer
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.09.06]
SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- Women who received a luteinizing hormone releasing hormone analog during chemotherapy had a nonsignificant increase in pregnancies and resumption of menstruation, a randomized trial showed.

Researchers identify enzyme controlling metastasis of breast cancer
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.09.05]
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified an enzyme that controls the spread of breast cancer.

HIV drug plus blood vessel growth-blockers could halt breast cancer metastasis
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.05]
Breast cancer cells can lay the groundwork for their own spread throughout the body by coaxing cells within lymphatic vessels to send out tumor-welcoming signals, according to a new report by Johns...

Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer?
Source: MedicineNet Cancer Specialty [2014.09.05]
Title: Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer?
Category: Health News
Created: 9/4/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

Bras Blameless for Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Source: MedicineNet Cancer Specialty [2014.09.05]
Title: Bras Blameless for Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/5/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

Agendia announces study showing molecular subtyping can improve breast cancer treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.04]
In findings that may eventually change the way breast cancer is evaluated and treated, a new study reports that the BluePrint genomic test provides more accurate information about the molecular...

'Angelina Jolie Effect' Prompted More Testing for Breast Cancer Genes: Study
Source: MedicineNet Cancer 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

Double mastectomy 'does not reduce mortality' for unilateral breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.03]
Researchers say there has been an increase in the number of breast cancer patients opting for a double mastectomy, but they did not link the procedure to lower mortality.

New Guidelines for Treating Form of Advanced Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Clinical Trials Specialty [2014.09.03]
Title: New Guidelines for Treating Form of Advanced Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 9/2/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

To address symptoms following breast cancer surgery, patients need to be treated on an individual basis
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
For those affected, breast cancer is a dramatic diagnosis. Patients often have to endure chemotherapy and surgery, which, depending on the individual scenario, may mean breast conserving surgery or...

Better classification to improve treatments for breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
Breast cancer can be classified into ten different subtypes, and scientists have developed a tool to identify which is which.

Potential to predict breast cancer outcomes with new biomarker
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
A protein named p66ShcA shows promise as a biomarker to identify breast cancers with poor prognoses, according to research published ahead of print in the journal Molecular and Cellular Biology.

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

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

Postmenopausal breast cancer risk decreases rapidly after starting regular physical activity
Source: Sports Medicine / Fitness 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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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 tamoxifen 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 tamoxifen 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

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

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

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.

Early Data for HER2 Breast Ca Vax Promising
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.09.10]
SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- A cancer vaccine derived from HER2 protein demonstrated safety and preliminary evidence of activity in a randomized trial of patients with breast cancer.

Oncologist Poisoning Trial Delayed by Secret Phone Tapes
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Headlines [2014.09.09]
A breast cancer specialist at a major cancer center is accused of poisoning her ex-lover, who is also an oncologist at the same center.
Medscape Medical News

Wearing a bra 'does not cause cancer'
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.09.05]
In a new study, researchers claim to have disproved a 20-year rumor that wearing an underwire bra for 12 hours a day increases risk of breast cancer.

Breast-Sparing Therapy May Give Survival Bump
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.09.05]
SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- Breast-conserving therapy may offer a survival advantage over mastectomy for patients with early-stage, hormone receptor-positive breast cancer.

Medicaid reimbursements may affect cancer screening rates among beneficiaries
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.08.26]
A recent study has found that in states with higher Medicaid payments for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries were more likely to be screened for breast cancer, cervical cancer, and colorectal...

Women over 75 benefit from mammography
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine 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...

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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