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Preventive breast cancer drugs

Preventive breast cancer drugs | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Women at high genetic risk of breast cancer could soon have a new treatment option other than double mastectomy - preventive drugs. But which option is best?
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Novel role of NEDD9 gene in early stages of breast cancer described

Novel role of NEDD9 gene in early stages of breast cancer described | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the United States. Many of these deaths occur when there is an initial diagnosis of invasive or metastatic disease.
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Time lag to benefit after screening for breast and colorectal cancer: meta-analysis of survival data from the United States, Sweden, United Kingdom, and Denmark | BMJ

Time lag to benefit after screening for breast and colorectal cancer: meta-analysis of survival data from the United States, Sweden, United Kingdom, and Denmark | BMJ | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
AbstractObjectives To determine a pooled, quantitative estimate of the length of time needed after breast or colorectal cancer screening before a survival benefit is observed.Design Meta-analysis of survival data from population based, randomized...
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Mets Monday – Share Your “Spark” @ Nancy's Point

Mets Monday – Share Your “Spark” @ Nancy's Point | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"I want Mets Monday to be another safe haven for anyone, with or without mets, to share, learn, vent, rant, cry, advocate or just lurk. I know it’s a small “campaign.” But I will use whatever platform I have because I believe it all matters. I have to. And just like every voice matters, every little step matters too, and you never know where even little steps might lead."

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Seminar, webinar to focus on breast cancer diagnostics

Seminar, webinar to focus on breast cancer diagnostics | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
MERRILLVILLE | Medical professionals, health care practitioners and the public are invited to a free seminar and online webinar Wednesday on the history and future of breast cancer diagnostics, hosted by a company in the Purdue Research Park of...
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Noble Hospital Comprehensive Breast Program in Massachusetts Pioneers Breast Cancer Risk Assessment

Noble Hospital Comprehensive Breast Program in Massachusetts Pioneers Breast Cancer Risk Assessment | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Dr. Steven Schonholz, Director of the Comprehensive Breast Program at Noble Hospital, is one of the first physicians in the nation to make the BREVAGen(TM) predictive risk test available ...
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Blackburn woman's breast cancer battle leads to Halal cosmetics business

Blackburn woman's breast cancer battle leads to Halal cosmetics business | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
WHEN business adviser Salma Chaudry was diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago, little did she think it would give her the idea to start a new career as her own boss.
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How relevant is hormone receptor status in the context of outcome to HER2-positive breast cancer?

How relevant is hormone receptor status in the context of outcome to HER2-positive breast cancer? | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
How relevant is hormone receptor status in the context of outcome to HER2-positive breast cancer? - up-to-the-minute news and headlines. 7thSpace is a online portal covering topics such as Family, Business, Entertainment, Headlines, Recipes and more.
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Spending more on breast cancer screening may not save lives of older women, Yale study finds - The Boston Globe

Spending more on breast cancer screening may not save lives of older women, Yale study finds - The Boston Globe | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
While Medicare costs for mammography screening in women over 65 top $1 billion a year, areas in the country that spend more on new screening technologies such as digital mammography are seeing more women diagnosed in the early stages of breast...
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Radiation for Childhood Cancers Increases Breast Cancer Risk | Yahoo! Health

Radiation for Childhood Cancers Increases Breast Cancer Risk  | Yahoo! Health | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
It's tough enough for a child to have to endure a cancer diagnosis and its treatment, but it has become increasingly apparent that radiation during childhood can be a gift that keeps on giving--except that the gift is not a good one...
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Brooklyn resident wins Miss America crown

Brooklyn resident wins Miss America crown | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Beauties from every state are competing for the Miss America crown Saturday night, an honor that carries with it a $50,000 scholarship and a yearlong run as an advocate and role model.
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'They Made Me Feel Like a Whole Person'

'They Made Me Feel Like a Whole Person' | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The Beau Institute in Mount Laurel offers breast cancer survivors a chance at closure following surgery.
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Ability to metabolize tamoxifen affects outcome in patients with breast cancer

Ability to metabolize tamoxifen affects outcome in patients with breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Genetic differences in the liver enzyme CYP2D6 play a key role in how well tamoxifen works. This was confirmed by a recent study that compared breast cancer recurrence and deaths to test results of liver enzyme efficiency.
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Aggressive breast cancer's metastatic path revealed

Aggressive breast cancer's metastatic path revealed | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered the molecular switch that allows aggressive triple negative breast cancer cells to grow the amoeba-like protrusions they need to crawl away from a primary tumor and metastasize throughout the body.
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DNA pioneer James Watson takes aim at "cancer establishments"

DNA pioneer James Watson takes aim at "cancer establishments" | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"A day after an exhaustive national report on cancer found the United States is making only slow progress against the disease, one of the country's most iconic - and iconoclastic - scientists weighed in on "the war against cancer." And he does not like what he sees."

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My altered self: cancer : The Lancet

My altered self: cancer : The Lancet | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"From the perspective of a health economist, Knaul wants Beauty without the Breast to encourage people to think about how an individual with a chronic illness moves through a health system. She also hopes to generate an advocacy movement through awareness of breast cancer to address other global health issues that affect women, including inequalities in access to health care and sex discrimination."

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Breast Cancer Research | Full text | How relevant is hormone receptor status in the context of outcome to HER2-positive breast cancer?

Breast Cancer Research | Full text | How relevant is hormone receptor status in the context of outcome to HER2-positive breast cancer? | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Clinical outcome of patients with breast cancer is based on patient and tumor-related factors. The relevant tumor-related factors include anatomical extent and biology.
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Extreme Breast Cancer Prevention: Should At-Risk Women Have Both Breasts Removed?

Extreme Breast Cancer Prevention: Should At-Risk Women Have Both Breasts Removed? | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Just decades after women with breast cancer fought for and won the right to save their breasts, why is there such a spate of these prophylactic double mastectomies? Do they make sense from a scientific perspective, or are women choosing such surgery due to unwarranted fear and anxiety?"

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Aggressive breast cancer's metastatic path revealed

Aggressive breast cancer's metastatic path revealed | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered the molecular switch that allows aggressive triple negative breast cancer cells to grow the amoeba-like protrusions they need to crawl away from a primary tumor and metastasize throughout the body.
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Living Beyond Breast Cancer and Metastatic Breast Cancer Network Release New Publication

Living Beyond Breast Cancer and Metastatic Breast Cancer Network Release New Publication | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
| Source: Living Beyond Breast Cancer

GUIDE FOR THE NEWLY DIAGNOSED JOINS GROWING RESOURCE LIBRARY FOR WOMEN WITH STAGE IV DISEASE

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) and the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network (MBCN) have announced the release of a free publication to help address the needs women have in the first months following a diagnosis of metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer."

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Newfound marker for aggressive breast cancer may also be a treatment target

Newfound marker for aggressive breast cancer may also be a treatment target | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

The RNA molecule miR181a appears to be a biomarker for breast cancer metastasis and patient survival, making it a therapeutic target as well.

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CiteULike: The upgraded role of HER3 and HER4 receptors in breast cancer.

CiteULike: The upgraded role of HER3 and HER4 receptors in breast cancer. | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"The human epidermal growth factor receptor (HER) family comprises four homologous members. The activation of these receptors affects essential tumorigenic processes and plays a crucial role in the pathogenesis of breast cancer. Among HER family members, EGFR and HER2 are the most studied. However, accumulating data provide evidence for the significance of HER3 and HER4 alterations in breast carcinogenesis. The combination of HER2 and HER3 receptors may be critical in breast cancer growth and progression."

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Angelina Jolie helps sick staff member

Angelina Jolie helps sick staff member | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Angelina Jolie is paying a cancer-stricken wardrobe assistant's bills.
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Eden Prairie couple both fighting cancer, raising two kids | kare11.com

Eden Prairie couple both fighting cancer, raising two kids | kare11.com | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

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Jodi had breast cancer five years ago and now acute myeloid leukemia.

"That was a result of my breast cancer chemotherapy.  It's just a rare thing that can happen," said Jodi."

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Higher breast-cancer screening costs don't mean better detection

Higher breast-cancer screening costs don't mean better detection | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
More advanced and costlier breast cancer screenings don't always result in better detection of the disease in women ages 66 and older, a Yale University study found.
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