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siRNA-toting nanoparticles inhibit breast cancer metastasis
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.15]
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University combined finely crafted nanoparticles with one of nature's potent disrupters to prevent the spread of triple-negative breast cancer in mouse models.

Women with inherited KRAS-variant mutation may be at increased breast cancer risk due to acute estrogen withdrawal
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.14]
UCLA researchers have discovered that for women with a relatively common inherited mutation, known as the KRAS-variant, abrupt lowering of estrogen may increase their breast cancer risk and impact...

MRI shows potential to improve breast cancer risk prediction
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.14]
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides important information about a woman's future risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study published in Radiology.

New evidence that MRI may help predict breast cancer in some women
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.13]
Magnetic resonance imaging is already used in breast cancer screening, but a new study suggests that an MRI imaging feature may have a significant link to breast cancer risk.

Men with high oestrogen levels could be at greater risk of breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.13]
Men with naturally high levels of the female hormone oestrogen may have a greater risk of developing breast cancer, according to research by an international collaboration including Cancer Research...

Breast cancer patients 60+ with luminal A subtype may not need radiation if on hormone therapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.13]
Women with luminal A subtype breast cancer - and particularly those older than 60 - may not need radiation treatment if they are already taking hormone therapy, shows clinical research led by...

MRI Might Predict Breast Cancer Risk in Some Women
Source: MedicineNet MRI Scan Specialty [2015.05.12]
Title: MRI Might Predict Breast Cancer Risk in Some Women
Category: Health News
Created: 5/12/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

TSRI researchers connect haywire protein to breast cancer, leukemia
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.11]
A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) sheds light on the cause of some cancers, including breast cancer and leukemia.

New method detects more breast cancer in screening
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.08]
Tomosynthesis detects 40% more breast cancers than traditional mammography does, according to a major screening study from Lund University, Sweden.

Breast cancer vaccines may work better with silicon microparticles
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.07]
The effectiveness of cancer vaccines could be dramatically boosted by first loading the cancer antigens into silicon microparticles, report scientists from Houston Methodist and two other...

Racial differences in male breast cancer outcomes
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.06]
Poverty may play important roleWhile black and white men under age 65 diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer received similar treatment, blacks had a 76% higher risk of death than whites...

Breast cancer in young women -- unique goals for treatment and research
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.02]
Breast cancer that occurs in young women is likely to be more aggressive and to require more intensive types of therapy with increased risk of long-term treatment-related toxicities.

Gene mapping reveals soy's dynamic, differing roles in breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.01]
Soy flour, isoflavone supplements have opposite effects on tumor growth, longevityScientists have mapped the human genes triggered by the phytonutrients in soy, revealing the complex role the...

Breast cancer less likely to recur in women with history of breastfeeding
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.30]
A new study finds that women diagnosed with luminal A breast cancer have a 30% reduced risk of the cancer returning if they have a history of breastfeeding.

Breast-Feeding May Lower Breast Cancer Recurrence, Death: Study
Source: MedicineNet Breastfeeding Specialty [2015.04.29]
Title: Breast-Feeding May Lower Breast Cancer Recurrence, Death: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Stem-cell-based therapy promising for treatment of breast cancer metastases in the brain
Source: Stem Cell Research News From Medical News Today [2015.04.28]
New animal model of breast-to-brain cancer spread allows testing of therapeutic stem cell approachTagged therapeutic stem cells (green) are targeting breast cancer metastases (red) in the brain...

Many Breast Cancer Patients Still Opt for Mastectomy Over Lump Removal
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2015.04.24]
Title: Many Breast Cancer Patients Still Opt for Mastectomy Over Lump Removal
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Ovary Removal Reduces Breast Cancer Death in BRCA1 Carriers: Study
Source: MedicineNet Ovarian Cancer Specialty [2015.04.24]
Title: Ovary Removal Reduces Breast Cancer Death in BRCA1 Carriers: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2015 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 reveals molecular genetic mechanisms driving breast cancer progression
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2015.04.08]
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered how the body's inflammatory response can alter how estrogen promotes the growth of breast cancer cells.

Breast cancer screening: 90 per cent of all cancers can be detected with MRI
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.04.08]
Around 90 per cent of all breast cancers can be definitively diagnosed using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Costlier Breast Cancer Treatments Linked to Better Survival
Source: MedicineNet Radiation Therapy Specialty [2015.04.07]
Title: Costlier Breast Cancer Treatments Linked to Better Survival
Category: Health News
Created: 4/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Breast cancer survey: black and Hispanic women have less say in care
Source: Health Insurance / Medical Insurance News From Medical News Today [2015.03.20]
Study reveals racial differences in the level of involvement women have in their breast cancer care, with minorities being less active in the selection of surgeon or hospital.

Study Questions Accuracy of Many Breast Cancer Biopsies
Source: MedicineNet Breast Biopsy Specialty [2015.03.18]
Title: Study Questions Accuracy of Many Breast Cancer Biopsies
Category: Health News
Created: 3/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Transgender People Do Not Face Higher Breast Cancer Risk, Study Shows
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2015.03.12]
Title: Transgender People Do Not Face Higher Breast Cancer Risk, Study Shows
Category: Health News
Created: 3/11/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Survivors May Have Higher Thyroid Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2015.03.09]
Title: Breast Cancer Survivors May Have Higher Thyroid Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 3/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Disparities in breast cancer care linked to net worth
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2015.02.25]
Household net worth more important than income in gauging patient's ability to afford treatmentHousehold net worth is a major and overlooked factor in adherence to hormonal therapy among breast...

Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2015.02.06]
Title: Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

FDA Approves New Breast Cancer Drug
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.02.05]
Title: FDA Approves New Breast Cancer Drug
Category: Health News
Created: 2/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Ibrance Approved to Treat Advanced Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet letrozole Specialty [2015.02.05]
Title: Ibrance Approved to Treat Advanced Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 2/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Breast Cancer Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet Breast Lumps In Women Specialty [2015.01.23]
Title: Breast Cancer Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 10/11/2010 3:00:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/23/2015 6:00:08 PM

Male Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Klinefelter Syndrome Specialty [2015.01.16]
Title: Male Breast Cancer
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 6/30/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Herceptin May Benefit Some Women With Early Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet trastuzumab Specialty [2015.01.08]
Title: Herceptin May Benefit Some Women With Early Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 1/7/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

No association found between migraine and breast cancer in a pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies
Source: Headache / Migraine 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...

New Treatment Shows Promise in Younger Breast Cancer Patients: Study
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen 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

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
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

Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Breast Augmentation 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

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...

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

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

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 4:22:00 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.

Gene found that is essential to maintaining breast and cancer stem cells
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.14]
The gene and hormone soup that enables women to breastfeed their newborns also can be a recipe for breast cancer, particularly when the first pregnancy is after age 30.

Inhibiting cancer cells with substance obtained from marine sponge
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.06]
For more than three decades a new drug for the treatment of breast cancer had not been presented.

Second pathology analysis ensures proper diagnosis, treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.05.06]
The review of pathology reports for breast cancer can have a significant impact on patient care, making a change in 20% of the cases examined, according to study results from Roswell Park Cancer...

Mayo Clinic-led research team identifies master switch for cancer-causing HER2 protein
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.30]
Herceptin has been touted as a wonder drug for women with HER2-positive breast cancer, an aggressive form of the disease that is fueled by excess production of the HER2 protein.

Eligible for breast conserving therapy, many still choose mastectomy
Source: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery News From Medical News Today [2015.04.27]
Improved chemotherapy treatments give more triple-negative breast cancer patients the choice of lumpectomyNo approved targeted therapies exist to treat triple-negative breast cancer, but new...

Cancer-related PTS linked to very limited cognitive impairment among newly diagnosed BC patients
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2015.04.20]
Cancer-related post-traumatic stress is associated with very limited cognitive impairment before treatment among newly diagnosed breast cancer patients, according to a new study published in the...

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...

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