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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...

Capecitabine No Benefit in Elderly Breast Cancer Patients
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.12.12]
The largest breast cancer trial to date of elderly patients found that single-agent capecitabine is no better than forgoing cytotoxic treatment altogether.
Medscape Medical News

New Algorithm for Treatment of Premenopausal Breast Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.12.12]
Results from the Suppression of Ovarian Function Trial (SOFT) are practice changing for a subgroup of premenopausal women with breast cancer.
Medscape Medical News

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.

Breast Cancer: Tamoxifen Benefit Durable (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.12.12]
(MedPage Today) -- Breast cancer prevention extends at least 20 years after 5-year course.

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

Tamoxifen Continues to Shine for Breast Cancer Prevention
Source: Medscape Today Headlines [2014.12.11]
After a follow-up of as long as 22 years, tamoxifen continues to protect women with a familial or genetic increased risk from developing breast cancer, but the drug is still a hard sell for many clinicians.
Medscape Medical News

Short RT Regimen Use on the Rise in Early Breast Cancer
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2014.12.11]
(MedPage Today) -- Hypofractionated whole-breast irradiation tripled in recent years, but it's still underutilized.

PD-1 Blocker Gets Few, but Durable, Breast Cancer Responses (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today OB/Gyn [2014.12.11]
(MedPage Today) -- Enthusiasm running high despite toxicity in phase I trial.

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

Checkpoint Inhibitor Previews in Breast Cancer to Mixed Reviews
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.12.10]
In an early clinical trial in women with triple-negative breast cancer, the PD-1 checkpoint inhibitor pembrolizumab was associated with an 18.5% response rate.
Medscape Medical News

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.

Newly-identified gene mutation could help explain how breast cancer spreads
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.10]
A newly-identified genetic mutation could increase our understanding of how breast cancer spreads and potentially guide treatment options for women with the disease, according to a study from...

Preliminary Studies Target Advanced Breast Cancers
Source: MedicineNet Cancer 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

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) 2014
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.12.09]
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from SABCS 2014.
Medscape Oncology

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

Breast Cancer Prevention Starts in Childhood
Source: Medscape Nurses Headlines [2014.12.08]
To prevent breast cancer, women need to take action early -- starting at age 2, to be exact, according to Dr Graham Colditz, recipient of a 2014 AACR award for cancer prevention research.
Medscape Oncology

Most elderly breast cancer patients receive unnecessary radiation
Source: Breast Cancer 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.

SABCS: Spotlight on Ovarian Suppression in Breast Cancer
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology [2014.12.08]
(MedPage Today) -- SOFT trial results will show whether it adds to endocrine therapy.

New research shows risk of breast cancer is greater when women smoke before having their first child
Source: Breast Cancer 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: Breast Cancer 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: Breast Cancer 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...

Prognostic role found for miR-21 expression in triple-negative breast cancer
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2014.12.03]
"Triple-negative" breast cancer (TNBC) occurs in patients whose cells do not express receptors for estrogen, progesterone, and/or human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (ER-/PR-/HER2-).

BC Cancer Agency scientists make internationally significant discovery, mapping the evolution of breast cancer 'avatars'
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.03]
A just-published paper in the prestigious journal Nature highlights how researchers at the BC Cancer Agency are using human breast cancer 'avatars' - models of human breast cancers - to measure how...

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

Singapore scientists uncover gene associated with an aggressive breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.12.02]
Scientists at A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), in collaboration with local clinicians and colleagues in the USA, have identified a biomarker which is strongly associated with triple...

Breast cancer: Endomagnetics receives IDE approval to initiate US trials
Source: Breast Cancer 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: Breast Cancer 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.

OncoBriefs: Breast Cancer Relapse, Reflux and H&N Cancer (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery [2014.12.02]
(MedPage Today) -- Late relapse still a problem in ER-positive disease; acid-suppression therapy may boost survival in head and neck cancer.

First steps for new breast cancer vaccine show promise
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2014.12.01]
A small-scale trial testing the safety of a new breast cancer vaccine in patients with metastatic breast cancer is safe and could slow cancer progression.

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.

No increased risk of breast cancer found when taking common blood pressure medication
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.11.24]
Women who take a common type of medication to control their blood pressure are not at increased risk of developing breast cancer due to the drug, according to new study by researchers at the...

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

Sea sponge-derived drug could extend life for breast cancer patients
Source: Pharma Industry / Biotech Industry News From Medical News Today [2014.11.03]
Eribulin, a drug originally created from a sea sponge, has been shown to extend life for up to 5 months in women with advanced triple negative breast cancer.

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: follow-up crucial for women after treatment
Source: Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy News From Medical News Today [2014.10.14]
With Australian breast cancer survival rates at an all-time high, Cancer Australia's Pink Ribbon Breakfast focused on the importance of follow-up care to ensure the 15,000 women diagnosed this year...

Post-treatment health education program improves quality of life for breast cancer patients, Australia
Source: Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy News From Medical News Today [2014.10.13]
A study by Queensland University of Technology (QUT) health researchers in collaboration with The Wesley Hospital Kim Walters Choices Program has found that women treated for breast cancer improved...

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.

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: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2014.12.13]
(MedPage Today) -- Chemo agent of no help in older early stage breast cancer patients.

FERGI Trial: New Questions About PI3K Inhibition
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.12.10]
Results of the first phase 2 trial to evaluate a PI3 kinase inhibitor in ER–positive breast cancer are in.
Medscape Medical News

Annual mammograms starting at age 40 recommended
Source: Breast Cancer 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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