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Breast Cancer Timeline: Quiet 100 Years and Then Boom
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines [2015.01.29]
A timeline of developments in the treatment of breast cancer reveals great change in the past 20 to 30 years, according to two experts.
Medscape Medical News

Mayo Clinic: New breast cancer risk prediction model more accurate than current model
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.28]
A new breast cancer risk prediction model combining histologic features of biopsied breast tissue from women with benign breast disease and individual patient demographic information more accurately...

Lung cancer to overtake breast cancer as most fatal among European women
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.28]
Predictions for 2015 estimate that, for the first time, the death rates for lung cancer among women in Europe will exceed those for breast cancer.

Death rates from lung cancer will overtake those for breast cancer in 2015 among EU women
Source: Lung Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.28]
Death rates from lung cancer will exceed those for breast cancer for the first time among European women in 2015, according to the latest predictions published in the leading cancer journal Annals of...

New breast exam nearly quadruples detection of invasive breast cancers in women with dense breast tissue
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.27]
A new breast imaging technique pioneered at Mayo Clinic nearly quadruples detection rates of invasive breast cancers in women with dense breast tissue, according to the results of a major study...

Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Their Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Cancer Specialty [2015.01.27]
Title: Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Their Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 1/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Many breast cancer patients have poor knowledge about their condition
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.26]
A new study finds that many women with breast cancer have poor knowledge about their illness, highlighting a need for better patient education to improve treatment decisions.

Many women with breast cancer have poor knowledge about their condition
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.26]
A new analysis has found that many women with breast cancer lack knowledge about their illness, with minority patients less likely than white patients to know and report accurate information about...

Noisy data facilitates Dartmouth investigation of breast cancer gene expression
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.26]
Researchers from Dartmouth's Norris Cotton Cancer Center, led by Casey S. Greene, PhD, reported in Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing on the use of denoising autoencoders (DAs) to effectively extract...

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

Scientist investigating mutation link to breast cancer drug resistance
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.20]
A leading scientist is investigating how oestrogen receptor (ER) mutations can cause drug resistance in secondary breast cancer patients receiving anti-hormone treatments such as tamoxifen.

Poor metabolic health increases risk for postmenopausal breast cancer irrespective of BMI
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.19]
Postmenopausal women who were metabolically unhealthy, as assessed by insulin abnormalities, were at increased risk for breast cancer compared with their metabolically healthy counterparts...

Male Breast Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism 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

Breast cancer: rates of diagnosis and survival 'vary by race'
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2015.01.15]
A new study finds the likelihood of women in the US being diagnosed with breast cancer at stage I and surviving the diagnosis varies by race and ethnicity.

The impact of inflammation and cytokine biology on many aspects of breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.15]
Emerging data on the role of inflammation and the immune system in the development, growth, and spread of breast tumors have focused increased attention on the role cytokines such as interleukin and...

Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes Mellitus Specialty [2015.01.15]
Title: Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 1/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/15/2015 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

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey aids in clinical trial examining effects of 'chemo brain' in breast cancer patients
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2015.01.07]
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is referring breast cancer patients to a clinical trial examining the side effects of chemotherapy and hormonal therapy on the brain.

Risk for leukemia after treatment for early-stage breast cancer higher than reported
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2015.01.03]
The risk of developing leukemia after radiation therapy or chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer remains very small, but it is twice as high as previously reported, according to results of a...

Breast Cancer Chemo Tied to Small But Significant Leukemia Risk
Source: MedicineNet Leukemia Specialty [2014.12.26]
Title: Breast Cancer Chemo Tied to Small But Significant Leukemia Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 12/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/26/2014 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...

Women with dense breasts will have to look beyond ultrasound for useful supplemental breast cancer screening
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2014.12.14]
Supplemental ultrasound screening for all U.S. women with dense breasts would substantially increase healthcare costs with little improvement in overall health, according to senior author Anna...

Increased use of hypofractionated whole-breast irradiation benefits patients with early-stage breast cancer
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.12.14]
The use of hypofractionated whole-breast irradiation (HF-WBI) for patients with early-stage breast cancer increased 17.

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

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

Shorter radiation treatment not given to most breast cancer patients
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine 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.

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

Most elderly breast cancer patients receive unnecessary radiation
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine 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.

Experts say body position in breast cancer radiation treatment matters
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine 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...

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.

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

Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment
Source: MedicineNet letrozole 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 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...

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

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...

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

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).

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.

Schoolgirl comment points to antibiotics as new cancer treatments
Source: Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today [2015.01.30]
Professor Michael P. Lisanti, Director of the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Unit, led the research.

Researchers find potential anti-cancer use for anti-epilepsy drug
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.29]
Scientists at the University of York have discovered that a drug used widely to combat epilepsy has the potential to reduce the growth and spread of breast cancer.

Leeds Scientist to test new MRI method to predict who will benefit from chemotherapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.23]
Leading scientists and clinicians from Leeds have been awarded a grant worth around £200,000 by medical research charity Breast Cancer Campaign to test a new method using magnetic resonance...

Study finds 3D mammography could save $550 million a year
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.01.16]
Patients who receive breast tomosynthesis for their annual breast cancer screening experienced fewer recalls, fewer diagnostic procedures, earlier detection, and required less costly treatment than...

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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