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Breast cancer figures to rise to 17,000

Breast cancer figures to rise to 17,000 | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
More than 14,500 Australian women are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year with that number rising each year.
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After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Are Other Tests Overdone?

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Are Other Tests Overdone? | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Tests often performed to look for cancer spread in women with early-stage breast cancer are generally unnecessary, new research suggests.
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High Levels Of Hormones During Pregnancy Associated With Higher Risk For HR-Negative Breast Cancer

High Levels Of Hormones During Pregnancy Associated With Higher Risk For HR-Negative Breast Cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

Increased concentrations of the pregnancy hormones estradiol and progesterone were associated with an increased risk for hormone receptor-negative breast cancer diagnosed before age 50, according...

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New Heat Sensing Bra Claims to Detect Breast Cancer

New Heat Sensing Bra Claims to Detect Breast Cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Most women expect their bras to give them a little extra lift.  Now, there’s one that not only lifts, it separates -- the healthy breast tissue from the unhealthy breast tissue, that is."

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Treating Triple-Negative Breast Cancer With Vegetable-Derived Compound

Treating Triple-Negative Breast Cancer With Vegetable-Derived Compound | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A new compound created from a rich source in vegetables including broccoli and brussel sprouts has been developed to combat triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC).
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Mechanisms of action for green tea extract in breast cancer prevention identified

Mechanisms of action for green tea extract in breast cancer prevention identified | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
An oral green tea extract, Polyphenon E, appears to inhibit vascular endothelial growth factor and hepatocyte growth factor, both of which promote tumor cell growth, migration and invasion.
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October With Metastatic Breast Cancer

October With Metastatic Breast Cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Some feel slighted or ignored during awareness month -- counter-examples to the common notion of survivorship. But many are thriving and learning.
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Faster Diagnosis For Breast Cancer When Women Assisted By Patient Navigators

Faster Diagnosis For Breast Cancer When Women Assisted By Patient Navigators | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Researchers from The George Washington University published a study showing that breast cancer patients can reduce potentially dangerous delays in the identification of breast cancer with the assi...
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Epigenetic difference in twins explains different risk of breast cancer

Epigenetic difference in twins explains different risk of breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

Researchers have identified an epigenetic change in a twin who will develop breast cancer but not in her healthy sister.

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Breast Cancer Treatment Regimens - Chemotherapy Advisor

Breast Cancer Treatment Regimens - Chemotherapy Advisor | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A chemotherapy regimen chart for the treatment of breast cancer.
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Overview of Breast Cancer and Introduction to Personalized Treatment

Overview of Breast Cancer and Introduction to Personalized Treatment | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the United States, accounting for more than a quarter of all cancers in women. Approximately 2.5 million women in this country are breast cancer survivors, and an estimated 192,370 new cases of breast cancer were diagnosed in women in 2009. Advances in treatment have enabled more women to live longer overall and to live longer without disease progression. Yet not every treatment is effective for every woman. Why?

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When Should Breast Screening Occur? It Depends

When Should Breast Screening Occur? It Depends | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
How often should breast screening occur, and when should they start? It used to be annually after a woman reached forty years of age.
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Study Reveals Vegetable-Derived Compounds Effective In Treating Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Study Reveals Vegetable-Derived Compounds Effective In Treating Triple-Negative Breast Cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A new compound created from a rich source in vegetables including broccoli and brussel sprouts has been developed to combat triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC).
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My Cancer Isn't Pink -- So Why Do You Want It To Be?

My Cancer Isn't Pink -- So Why Do You Want It To Be? | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
I was suddenly spurned out into the churning, frenetic nature of Manhattan with beguiling news. I had cancer. And pretty bad, too.
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Some deadly breast cancers share genetic features with ovarian tumors

Some deadly breast cancers share genetic features with ovarian tumors | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The most comprehensive analysis yet of breast cancer shows that one of the most deadly subtypes is genetically more similar to ovarian tumors than to other breast cancers.
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Ga. hands out breast cancer service grants

Ga. hands out breast cancer service grants | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Georgia health officials say they're trying to improve breast cancer services for the state's uninsured population.
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Genetic Differences Can Influence Breast Cancer Risk From Low-Dose Radiation

Genetic Differences Can Influence Breast Cancer Risk From Low-Dose Radiation | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Scientists from the U.S.Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have identified tissue mechanisms that may influence a woman's susceptibility or resistance to...
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Highly Selective Anticancer Strategy That Specifically Targets Cancer Cells Without Significantly Affecting Normal Tissues

Highly Selective Anticancer Strategy That Specifically Targets Cancer Cells Without Significantly Affecting Normal Tissues | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
In what they say is a promising and highly selective treatment strategy, scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have safely shut down breast cancer and a form of leukemia in mice by targeting...
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HON - News : Breast-Feeding Might Cut Risk for Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer: Study

HON - News : Breast-Feeding Might Cut Risk for Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer: Study | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Breast-feeding may reduce a woman's risk for a form of breast cancer that's particularly difficult to treat, a new study suggests."

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Treating HER2+ Breast Cancer With HIV Drug

Treating HER2+  Breast Cancer With HIV Drug | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The HIV protease inhibitor, Nelfinavir, can be used to treat HER2-positive breast cancer in the same capacity and dosage regimen that it is used to treat HIV, according to a study published in the...
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New Light Shed On The Progression And Invasiveness Of Ductal Breast Cancer

New Light Shed On The Progression And Invasiveness Of Ductal Breast Cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is considered a precursor lesion for invasive breast cancer if untreated, and is found in approximately 45% of patients with invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC).
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Breast cancer types: What your type means - MayoClinic.com

Breast cancer types: What your type means - MayoClinic.com | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Understand types of breast cancer and how they differ.
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Breast Cancer Trials Presented at ESMO - Chemotherapy Advisor

Breast Cancer Trials Presented at ESMO - Chemotherapy Advisor | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Highlights from the breast cancer research presented at the 2012 Annual Congress of the European Society are summarized here.
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Vulnerable Patients Benefit From Patient Navigation, Timely Cancer Diagnosis

Vulnerable Patients Benefit From Patient Navigation, Timely Cancer Diagnosis | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Researchers at Boston Medical Center (BMC) have shown that patient navigation services help decrease the time to diagnosis for female patients who have received an abnormal result from a breast or...
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New Insight Into The Progression And Invasiveness Of The Most Common Type Of Breast Cancer

New Insight Into The Progression And Invasiveness Of The Most Common Type Of Breast Cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) can be a predictor for invasive breast cancer if untreated, and is seen in around 45 percent of p...
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