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Surgery Not Only Culprit in Breast Cancer Lymphedema
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2017.04.28]
(MedPage Today) -- RT, chemo add to total burden

Preventing Fractures in Patients With Breast Cancer on AIs
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.04.27]
New position statement provides a template for physicians to prevent fractures in postmenopausal women receiving aromatase inhibitor (AI) therapy for breast cancer.
Medscape Medical News

Growing body of evidence supports use of mind-body therapies in breast cancer treatment
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2017.04.27]
In newly updated clinical guidelines from the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO), researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the Herbert Irving Comprehensive...

Worldwide statistics on breast cancer: Diagnosis and risk factors
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.26]
In this article, learn about statistics on breast cancer, if diet and obesity are risk factors, and racial differences within the U.S. for breast cancer.

New bone-in technique tests therapies for breast cancer metastasis
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2017.04.25]
A new laboratory technique developed by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and other institutions can rapidly test the effectiveness of treatments for life-threatening breast cancer...

Metastatic breast cancers: Characterising the profile of metastases for improved treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.25]
Researchers at the Jules Bordet Institute - Université libre de Bruxelles, VIB and KU Leuven have published an important study offering a better understanding of the progression of breast cancer.

Lack of Understanding of Genetic Breast Cancer Testing
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.04.24]
A lack of understanding among clinicians about genetic information is contributing toward unnecessary bilateral mastectomies.
Medscape Medical News

For women at risk of hereditary breast cancer, multigene test could help extend life expectancy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.20]
Value in Health, the official journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), has announced the publication of new research indicating that testing for...

Breast cancer: Anatomy and early warning signs
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.18]
In this article learn about breast anatomy, the early symptoms and warning signs of breast cancer, and what to do if you spot these signs.

Breast cancer: A visual guide to self-examination
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.12]
A monthly breast self-examination can identify abnormalities and help catch cancer in its early stages. Learn more about how it works in this article.

Living with breast cancer: Statistics on survival rates by stage
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.10]
What is the outlook for people with breast cancer and what factors may affect the outlook? What is the 5-year and 10-year survival rate by stage?

HER2-positive breast cancer: Testing, treatment, and outlook
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.08]
HER2 ordinarily makes proteins in the breast. When the HER2 gene is abnormal, it causes a fast and aggressive breast cancer. Learn more in this article.

Understanding and treating ER-positive breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.07]
In this article learn about the role of hormone receptors in breast cancer, what the symptoms of ER-positive breast cancer are, and how it may be treated.

Biomarker identified for likely aggressive, early stage breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.05]
The one-size-fits-all approach to early stage breast cancer creates a paradox: Millions of dollars are spent on unnecessary surgeries and radiation to treat women with low-risk 'in situ' lesions...

Inflammatory breast cancer: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.04]
Inflammatory breast cancer accounts for just 1-5 percent of all breast cancers diagnosed in the U.S. Learn more about this rare and aggressive cancer.

Foods to eat and foods to avoid to fight breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.03]
Learn about how diet may affect breast cancer, what foods are recommended to fight breast cancer, and what the benefits of eating them are.

Breast Cancer 'Immunotherapy' Helps Some With Tough-to-Treat Disease
Source: MedicineNet Chemotherapy Specialty [2017.04.03]
Title: Breast Cancer 'Immunotherapy' Helps Some With Tough-to-Treat Disease
Category: Health News
Created: 4/3/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy
Source: MedicineNet Lung Cancer Specialty [2017.03.30]
Title: Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy
Category: Health News
Created: 3/29/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Many Women Who Get Breast Cancer Gene Test Don't Need It
Source: MedicineNet Ovarian Cancer Specialty [2017.03.29]
Title: Many Women Who Get Breast Cancer Gene Test Don't Need It
Category: Health News
Created: 3/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Metastatic breast cancer: Symptoms, treatment, and outlook
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.25]
Metastatic breast cancer can occur if the initial cancer treatment isn't successful and the cancer spreads to other parts of the body. Learn about it here.

Breast cancer: Study identifies a molecular mechanism of drug resistance in ER+ tumors
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2017.03.21]
Study suggests that a mechanism of drug resistance in ER+ breast cancers could be changes to the estrogen receptor caused by two immune system molecules.

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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.

Breast Surgeon Found Guilty of 'Wounding With Intent'
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines [2017.04.28]
After years of questions over his surgery on breast cancer patients, a criminal court has found Ian Paterson guilty of 'wounding with intent.'
Medscape Medical News

Breast rashes: Which symptoms suggest cancer?
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.26]
Breast rashes or changes do not usually indicate breast cancer, but can be symptoms of two rare but aggressive types. When should you see a doctor?

Physicians' misunderstanding of genetic test results may hamper mastectomy decisions
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.18]
A recent survey of over 2,000 women newly diagnosed with breast cancer found that half of those who undergo bilateral mastectomy after genetic testing don't actually have mutations known to confer...

New gene discovered that is driving drug resistance
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.06]
Scientists in Salford, UK, have identified a gene which is 'revving the engine of cancer' against the world's most common breast cancer drug.

Mammograms: What to expect and how to minimize pain
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.02]
Mammograms are an invaluable tool for early detection of breast cancer. In this article, we look at how to prepare and reduce discomfort.

Mammography vs. thermography: Comparing the benefits
Source: Breast Cancer 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.

Novel genes identified that help suppress prostate and other cancers
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.03.21]
New genes which help prevent prostate, skin and breast cancer development in mice have been discovered by researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators.

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...

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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