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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.

History of breastfeeding associated with reduced risk of breast cancer recurrence
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.30]
Study finds tumor type may also influence outcomesWomen diagnosed with breast cancer who previously breastfed their babies had a 30 percent overall decreased risk of the disease recurring...

Physical exercise helps women with breast cancer to better tolerate chemotherapy
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.29]
Women with breast cancer who follow a physical exercise program during their chemotherapy treatment experience less side effects like fatigue, reduced physical fitness, nausea and pain.

Breakthrough provides new hope for more effective treatments of HER2+ breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.29]
Scientists identify key genes and molecules that spur aggressive activityAhmad M. Khalil, PhD, knew the odds were against him -- as in thousands upon thousands to one.

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

Mammography Still Best for Screening After Breast Cancer
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines [2015.04.28]
Surveillance mammography is probably the best screening strategy for women with a personal history of breast cancer because it detects more cancers than MRI.
Medscape Medical News

Researchers discover new gene strongly linked to breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.28]
From analyzing populations of Polish and French-Canadian women, researchers find mutations in a gene called RECQL are strongly linked to the development of breast cancer.

Stem-cell-based therapy promising for treatment of breast cancer metastases in the brain
Source: Breast Cancer 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...

Predictive genetic markers associated with breast cancer neuropathy identified
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.27]
Researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) have identified common inherited gene alterations that appear to make some patients more at risk of neurotoxicity when treated for breast cancer.

New guidelines recommend women with rare aggressive breast cancer should be offered less invasive surgery
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.27]
Women with a rare type of breast cancer should be offered less invasive surgery where appropriate, according to new guidelines presented on Friday 24th April 2015 at the Inflammatory Breast Cancer...

Standard clinical assays can obscure the diversity of breast cancer subtypes
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.27]
Classification systems that categorize breast cancers based on estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR), and HER2 expression levels may obscure the heterogeneity of other key tumor...

Ovary removal linked with 62% reduction in BRCA1-related breast cancer deaths
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.25]
The benefits of oophorectomy, the procedure to remove the ovaries, are confirmed in a new study published in JAMA Oncology that examines survival among breast cancer patients.

A frequent genomic alteration is identified in a rare subset of breast cancer
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.24]
Research from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows genomic profiling identifies genomic mutations in a gene associated with a rare subset of breast cancer - mutations that cannot otherwise...

Research finds target to prevent breast cancer relapse
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.24]
Researchers have for the first time shown how a specific protein receptor on the surface of breast cells promotes the progression of breast cancer.

Triple negative breast cancer in African-American women has distinct difference
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.24]
What makes triple negative breast cancer more lethal in African American women than White women or women of European descent?

Breast Cancer Trends Predict Rising Numbers, Older Patients (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2015.04.24]
(MedPage Today) -- An increase of as much as 50% predicted in next 15 years.

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

Coffee 'could halve breast cancer recurrence' in tamoxifen-treated patients
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.23]
Consuming at least two cups of coffee a day could halve the risk of recurrence in patients diagnosed with breast cancer who are treated with tamoxifen, according to a new study.

Multiethnic breast cancer research presented at AACR Annual Meeting
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.23]
Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) scientists examined genetic risks for breast cancer in two separate multiethnic epidemiologic studies.

Two recent Notre Dame papers shed light on how breast cancer cells avoid death
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2015.04.23]
Two new papers from the lab of Zach Schafer, Coleman Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology at the University of Notre Dame, offer insights into how breast cancer cells avoid anoikis, which is cell...

More detailed findings confirm that coffee protects against breast cancer recurrence
Source: Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today [2015.04.23]
A number of research studies have shown that coffee helps to protect against breast cancer.

Overnight fasting may reduce breast cancer risk in women
Source: Diabetes News From Medical News Today [2015.04.22]
A decrease in the amount of time spent eating and an increase in overnight fasting reduces glucose levels and may reduce the risk of breast cancer among women, report University of California, San...

Review provides further insight into link between hormone therapy and breast cancer
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2015.04.18]
A review of two clinical trials that are a part of the Women's Health Initiative delves further into the association between hormone therapy and the risk of breast cancer.

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 research uncovers the fountain of youth
Source: Stem Cell Research News From Medical News Today [2015.04.13]
The Fountain of Youth has been discovered and it's not in Florida as Ponce de Leon claimed. Instead, it was found in the mammary glands of genetically modified mice.

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

Text message reminders boost breast cancer screening attendance
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2015.03.23]
Women who received a text message reminding them about their breast cancer screening appointment were 20 per cent more likely to attend than those who were not texted, according to a study published...

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

Low breast density in mammography worsens breast cancer prognosis
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2015.03.16]
Very low mammographic breast density worsens the prognosis of breast cancer, according to a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland.

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

Drug May Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Early Menopause
Source: MedicineNet Menopause Specialty [2015.03.05]
Title: Drug May Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Early Menopause
Category: Health News
Created: 3/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2015 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 Cancer Detection 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

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
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 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...

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.

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Offers Excellent Outcomes
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines [2015.05.01]
Outcomes after nipple-sparing mastectomy are as good as after other types of modified mastectomies in early-stage breast cancer patients.
Medscape Medical News

Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Rarely Cost-effective
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines [2015.05.01]
Bilateral prophylactic mastectomy is only cost-effective relative to surveillance screening in women with a very substantial lifetime risk for breast cancer.
Medscape Medical News

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: Breast Cancer 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...

New drug stalls estrogen receptor-positive cancer cell growth and shrinks tumors
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2015.04.01]
An experimental drug rapidly shrinks most tumors in a mouse model of human breast cancer, researchers report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Researchers find potential anti-cancer use for anti-epilepsy drug
Source: Epilepsy 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.

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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