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Antiperspirant Use Seems Safe During Breast Cancer Treatment: Study
Source: MedicineNet Radiation Therapy Specialty [2017.08.11]
Title: Antiperspirant Use Seems Safe During Breast Cancer Treatment: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 8/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Fat rats show why breast cancer may be more aggressive in patients with obesity
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.08.09]
Women with obesity are more likely to get breast cancer, and a number of studies have provided a reasonable explanation why: after menopause, fat tissue manufactures estrogen, and the estrogen then...

Gene Signature Ties Circulating Breast Cancer Cells to Brain Metastasis
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines [2017.08.08]
A unique gene signature distinguishes circulating tumor cells (CTCs) associated with breast cancer brain metastasis (BCBM) from primary breast cancer cells, researchers report.
Reuters Health Information

Mammography Overused in U.S. Breast Cancer Survivors? (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2017.08.06]
(MedPage Today) -- Nearly 60% of those with short life expectancy were still being screened

Testing for immune 'hotspots' can predict risk that breast cancer will return
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.08.04]
Scientists have developed a new test that can pick out women at high risk of relapsing from breast cancer within 10 years of diagnosis.

Breast-feeding reduces breast cancer risk, says new report
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.08.03]
A new report that updates the evidence on breast cancer says that breast-feeding lowers the risk of developing it both before and after the menopause.

Targeted radiotherapy limits side effects of breast cancer treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.08.03]
Breast cancer patients who have radiotherapy targeted at the original tumour site experience fewer side effects five years after treatment than those who have whole breast radiotherapy, and their...

New compound boosts treatment for aggressive breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.08.03]
A new anticancer agent, if given in combination with existing treatment, proves highly effective against triple negative and HER2 positive breast cancers.

Breast-Feeding Lowers Mom's Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Source: MedicineNet Nutrition Specialty [2017.08.02]
Title: Breast-Feeding Lowers Mom's Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 8/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Breast cancer patients can use antiperspirants during radiotherapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.07.26]
Women undergoing daily radiation therapy for breast cancer are commonly told they should not use antiperspirant for fear that it could cause greater radiation damage to the skin, but a new study from...

The 10 best breast cancer blogs
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.07.20]
Medical News Today have found the 10 best breast cancer blogs that offer educational information, inspiration, and support for people with breast cancer.

Radiation prior to surgery reduces risk of secondary tumors in early-stage breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.07.20]
Moffitt Cancer Center researchers launched a first of its kind study comparing the long-term benefits of radiation therapy in women with breast cancer either before surgery (neoadjuvant) or after...

Nerlynx Approved to Help Prevent Breast Cancer's Return
Source: MedicineNet Chemotherapy Specialty [2017.07.19]
Title: Nerlynx Approved to Help Prevent Breast Cancer's Return
Category: Health News
Created: 7/18/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

FDA approves new treatment to reduce the risk of breast cancer returning
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.07.18]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Nerlynx (neratinib) for the extended adjuvant treatment of early-stage, HER2-positive breast cancer.

Side effects not a major problem for new class of breast cancer drugs
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.07.17]
A ground-breaking new class of oral drugs for treating breast cancer, known as cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) inhibitors, are generally well-tolerated, with a manageable toxicity profile for most...

Breast cancer: Maternal high-fat diet raises risk across generations
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.07.05]
Exposure to a high-fat diet during pregnancy may increase the risk of breast cancer in daughters and great-granddaughters, new research suggests.

Confusion over the cause of symptoms may be affecting whether or not women take tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.07.04]
Women who are at high risk of developing breast cancer may be failing to take the preventive anti-cancer drug tamoxifen because they are confusing naturally-occurring symptoms with side effects from...

Test gives accurate prognosis for breast cancer patients with 'ultralow' risk
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.06.29]
A new study finds that a multiple gene signature test can accurately identify breast cancer patients with an extremely low risk of death.

Medicaid restrictions linked to increased late-stage breast cancer diagnoses
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.06.27]
Women in Tennessee who were diagnosed with breast cancer were more likely to be diagnosed with late stage disease after a substantial rollback of Medicaid coverage for adults in the state, according...

Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2017.06.26]
Title: Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses
Source: MedicineNet Cervical Cancer Specialty [2017.06.26]
Title: Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses
Category: Health News
Created: 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Could Certain Hair Dyes, Relaxers Raise Breast Cancer Risk?
Source: MedicineNet Bladder Cancer Specialty [2017.06.21]
Title: Could Certain Hair Dyes, Relaxers Raise Breast Cancer Risk?
Category: Health News
Created: 6/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

When Is Risk Highest for Women With Breast Cancer Gene Mutations?
Source: MedicineNet Ovarian Cancer Specialty [2017.06.21]
Title: When Is Risk Highest for Women With Breast Cancer Gene Mutations?
Category: Health News
Created: 6/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hair dyes, relaxers tied to raised breast cancer risk
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.06.16]
New research supports the idea that use of some hair products is linked to raised risk of breast cancer, with differences between white and black women.

New chemotherapy approach offers breast cancer patients a better quality of life
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2017.06.07]
The chemotherapy drug capecitabine gives patients a better quality of life and is as effective at preventing breast cancer from returning as the alternative regimen called CMF, when given following...

Pregnancy Doesn't Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2017.06.05]
Title: Pregnancy Doesn't Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return
Category: Health News
Created: 6/3/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Olivia Newton-John Announces Breast Cancer Has Returned
Source: MedicineNet Sciatica Specialty [2017.06.01]
Title: Olivia Newton-John Announces Breast Cancer Has Returned
Category: Health News
Created: 6/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms
Source: MedicineNet Acupuncture Specialty [2017.05.22]
Title: Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms
Category: Health News
Created: 5/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Drinking Boosts Breast Cancer Risk for Black Women, Too
Source: MedicineNet Cancer Causes Specialty [2017.05.02]
Title: Drinking Boosts Breast Cancer Risk for Black Women, Too
Category: Health News
Created: 5/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Is Radiation Therapy Overused in Breast Cancer Care?
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2017.03.15]
Title: Is Radiation Therapy Overused in Breast Cancer Care?
Category: Health News
Created: 3/14/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Screening MRI benefits women at average risk of breast cancer
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2017.02.23]
MRI screening improves early diagnosis of breast cancer in all women-not only those at high risk-according to a new study from Germany published online in the journal Radiology.

Male Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Cancer Detection Specialty [2017.02.22]
Title: Male Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 6/30/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Symptoms and Signs
Source: MedicineNet Mammogram Specialty [2017.02.10]
Title: Breast Cancer Symptoms and Signs
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 6/18/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Don't Get Life-Extending Therapy
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen Specialty [2017.02.03]
Title: Many Breast Cancer Survivors Don't Get Life-Extending Therapy
Category: Health News
Created: 2/2/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

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

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

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

New Drug May Brighten Outlook for Advanced Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet letrozole 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

Cost of Breast Cancer Chemo Varies Widely in U.S.
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab 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

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 trastuzumab 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

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 trastuzumab 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

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

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

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

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

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.

Novel Model to Predict Kidney Function: Clin Onc News
Source: MedPage Today OB/Gyn [2017.08.02]
(MedPage Today) -- Also, tumor biology and breast cancer staging

Axillary web syndrome: Symptoms and treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.07.11]
Axillary web syndrome is a condition that is most commonly caused by surgery for breast cancer. Learn about the symptoms, and how it can be treated.

Study questions whether mistaken antibodies led cancer research down a 20-year dead end
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.06.16]
For nearly two decades researchers have sought a way to target an estrogen receptor in the hope they could improve breast cancer survival, but an article published in Nature Communications contends...

Tamoxifen protects against obesity-related metabolic disorders
Source: Liver Disease / Hepatitis News From Medical News Today [2017.05.15]
Tamoxifen, a selective estrogen receptor modulator, is the gold standard for endocrine treatment of estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer. Tamoxifen is also known to have metabolic effects.

Three-week radiation therapy treatment given post mastectomy is safe and effective
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2017.05.04]
A shorter course of radiation therapy given to breast cancer patients following mastectomy is safe and effective and cuts treatment time in half.

Mammography vs. thermography: Comparing the benefits
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2017.03.29]
Mammography and thermography are two methods of detecting abnormalities that may indicate breast cancer. Learn more in this article.

Radiotherapy risks are much higher for smokers
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2017.03.21]
Smokers treated for breast cancer have much higher risks than non-smokers of developing lung cancer or heart attack as a result of radiotherapy - according to a new study funded by Cancer Research...

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