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Medical News Today: Triple-negative breast cancer: Nanodelivery of new drug shows promise
Source: Featured Health News from Medical News Today [2017.03.17]
Delivering a new drug directly into triple-negative breast cancer cells via nanoparticles stops the drug degrading before reaching target, study shows.

Triple-negative breast cancer: Nanodelivery of new drug shows promise
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2017.03.17]
Delivering a new drug directly into triple-negative breast cancer cells via nanoparticles stops the drug degrading before reaching target, study shows.

RT for Early Breast Cancer Often Too Long, Costly (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2017.03.17]
(MedPage Today) -- Treatment exceeded recommendations in majority of cases

ASCO Guidelines on Adjuvant Bisphosphonates in Breast Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.03.15]
Because adjuvant bisphosphonate has shown a survival benefit, clinicians should consider using it in postmenopausal early breast cancer, say the new guidelines.
Medscape Medical News

Safe Way to Save $164 Million a Year in Breast Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.03.15]
If practitioners subscribed to evidence-based radiation therapy for women aged 50 years or older with early-stage breast cancer, the United States healthcare system could save a lot of money.
Medscape Medical News

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

Radioactive Seed Localization Feasible in Nonpalpable Breast Cancer
Source: Latest Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Headlines [2017.03.14]
In women undergoing surgery for nonpalpable invasive or in-situ breast cancer, radioactive seed localization (RSL) offers logistical advantages over wire-guided localization (WGL), with no difference in positive resection margins, researchers from Denmark report.
Reuters Health Information

1 in 5 patients with breast cancer could benefit from existing treatment, genetic study reveals
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.14]
Researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators have discovered that a greater number of breast cancers are genetically similar to rarer cases with faulty BRCA1 or...

Novartis Wins FDA Nod for CDK4/6 Inhibitor for Certain Breast Cancers
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2017.03.13]
(MedPage Today) -- Ribociclib (Kisqali) OK'd in combination with aromatase inhibitor

Male breast cancer: Protein discovery could yield new treatments
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.12]
Men get breast cancer, too. The discovery of two proteins thought to be involved in the disease could lead to new treatments for male breast cancer.

Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet cyclophosphamide Specialty [2017.03.10]
Title: Breast Cancer
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 12/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diabetes drug may be effective against deadly form of breast cancer, study suggests
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.09]
Researchers in China have discovered that a metabolic enzyme called AKR1B1 drives an aggressive type of breast cancer.

Soy Safe, Even Protective, for Breast Cancer Survivors
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2017.03.08]
Title: Soy Safe, Even Protective, for Breast Cancer Survivors
Category: Health News
Created: 3/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Soy may improve survival rates in some breast cancer patients
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.06]
New research shows the consumption of soy foods may not only be safe for patients with breast cancer, but also improve survival rates for some of them.

Bad Diet in Youth Might Raise Risk of Early Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Menopause Specialty [2017.03.03]
Title: Bad Diet in Youth Might Raise Risk of Early Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 3/2/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Researchers discover how breast cancer mutation in BRCA1 causes protein to self-destruct
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2017.03.02]
Of the more than 3 million people with breast cancer in the United Stated, about 10 percent carry an inherited mutation in their BRCA1 gene.

Shorter Herceptin breast cancer treatment may produce better results
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.02]
Breast cancer patients who receive the drug Herceptin for nine weeks as part of their post-surgery chemotherapy regime may enjoy better health outcomes, according to new research led by UCL...

Cheese may raise breast cancer risk, but yogurt could reduce it
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.01]
Certain dairy foods have varying effects on breast cancer risk, study finds. Yogurt may reduce risk of the disease, but the same cannot be said for cheese.

Poor diet during teens, early adulthood may raise breast cancer risk
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.01]
Researchers suggest that a poor diet that increases inflammation in adolescence and early adulthood may raise the risk of premenopausal breast cancer.

Scientists identify chain reaction that shields breast cancer stem cells from chemotherapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.27]
Working with human breast cancer cells and mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins say they have identified a biochemical pathway that triggers the regrowth of breast cancer stem cells after...

BRCA Genes: The 'Breast Cancer Gene'
Source: MedicineNet Genetic Disease Specialty [2017.02.27]
Title: BRCA Genes: The 'Breast Cancer Gene'
Category: eMedicineHealth Doctor's Perspective
Created: 1/24/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Screening MRI benefits women at average risk of breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer 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.

Exercise is best for reducing breast cancer recurrence
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.22]
Patients with breast cancer can incorporate a variety of lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence, a new review suggests.

Male Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Cancer Causes 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

Exercise a Powerful Ally for Breast Cancer Survivors
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2017.02.22]
Title: Exercise a Powerful Ally for Breast Cancer Survivors
Category: Health News
Created: 2/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

More patients with early-stage breast cancer may be able to avoid chemotherapy in the future
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.17]
Women with early-stage breast cancer who had an intermediate risk recurrence score (RS) from a 21-gene expression assay had similar outcomes, regardless of whether they received chemotherapy, a new...

Scalp cooling device may help reduce hair loss for women with breast cancer receiving chemotherapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.16]
Two studies in JAMA examine hair loss among women with breast cancer who received scalp cooling before, during and after chemotherapy.

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

Breast cancer: Changes in immune cell composition linked to future risk
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.09]
Changes in immune cell composition in breast tissue links to future risk of developing breast cancer, suggesting a role in disease progression, says study.

Too Few High-Risk Women Tested for Breast Cancer Gene: Survey
Source: MedicineNet Ovarian Cancer Specialty [2017.02.08]
Title: Too Few High-Risk Women Tested for Breast Cancer Gene: Survey
Category: Health News
Created: 2/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

High-risk breast cancer patients fail to receive genetic testing
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.07]
A new survey shows an insufficient number of high-risk breast cancer patients receive genetic testing and counseling, even though they want it.

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Don't Get Life-Extending Therapy
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy 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

Toward understanding when eating soy might help or harm in breast cancer treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.02]
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have used animal models to reveal new information about the impact - positive and negative - that soy consumption could have on a common...

Big data brings breast cancer research forwards by 'decades'
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.01]
Scientists have created a 'map' linking the shape of breast cancer cells to genes turned on and off, and matched it to real disease outcomes, which could one day help doctors select treatments...

Half Report Severe Side Effects From Breast Cancer Therapy
Source: MedicineNet Constipation Specialty [2017.01.24]
Title: Half Report Severe Side Effects From Breast Cancer Therapy
Category: Health News
Created: 1/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Obamacare Boosts Breast Cancer Screening, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Colonoscopy 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

Bioinformatics brings to light new combinations of drugs to fight breast cancer
Source: Pharma Industry / Biotech Industry 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

'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

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 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

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

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

Tamoxifen OK for Breast Cancer Patients Without Uterine Abnormalities: Study
Source: MedicineNet tamoxifen 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

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

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

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.

Mylan Deal Clears Path for Biosimilar Copy of Roche's Herceptin
Source: Medscape Pathology & Lab Medicine Headlines [2017.03.14]
Generic drugmaker Mylan said on Monday it had reached a settlement with Roche providing "a clear pathway" for the launch of its biosimilar version of the Swiss company's top-selling breast cancer drug Herceptin in major markets.
Reuters Health Information

Ethnic Variations in Estrogen and Its Metabolites
Source: Medscape Pathology & Lab Medicine Headlines [2017.03.13]
Can measurement of parent estrogens and their metabolites improve risk prediction of breast cancer in some populations?
Journal of the National Cancer Institute

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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