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Barbie collection sale to benefit breast cancer patients | kare11.com

Barbie collection sale to benefit breast cancer patients | kare11.com | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"A collection of Barbie dolls that spans more than four decades is up for sale to benefit a great cause. It's a sea of pink at Hope Chest for Breast Cancer."

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Treatment plan should be based on specific type of breast cancer

Treatment plan should be based on specific type of breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"The main reason for the difference in survival rates is that breast cancer is not just one disease. It's well accepted that there are four distinct molecular categories of breast cancer. However, new data suggests that there are additional distinct subsets of breast cancer. These subsets have unique characteristics that can influence the long-term outlook associated with each of them."

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Despite Increasing Use of Breast-Conserving Surgery, Adjuvant Radiotherapy Rates Have Not Improved for Stage I Breast Cancer - Chemotherapy Advisor

Despite Increasing Use of Breast-Conserving Surgery, Adjuvant Radiotherapy Rates Have Not Improved for Stage I Breast Cancer - Chemotherapy Advisor | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
An increasing proportion of US women have been treated with breast-conserving surgery (BCS) instead of mastectomy for stage I breast cancer over recent decades, but rates of adjuvant radiotherapy have not improved -- and not receiving radiotherapy...
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Statistical Image Analysis Method Offers Automatic Mitotic Cell Detection For Breast Cancer Diagnosis - MediLexicon

Statistical Image Analysis Method Offers Automatic Mitotic Cell Detection For Breast Cancer Diagnosis - MediLexicon | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

Scientists have developed a statistical image analysis method which can assist in the grading of breast cancer by automatically segmenting tumour regions and detecting dividing cells in tissue sam...

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Reflexology: Ancient foot massage technique may ease cancer symptoms

Reflexology: Ancient foot massage technique may ease cancer symptoms | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A new study offers the strongest evidence yet that reflexology -- a type of specialized foot massage practiced since the age of pharaohs -- can help cancer patients manage their symptoms and perform daily tasks.
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Links between weight and breast cancer survival vary by race/ethnicity

Links between weight and breast cancer survival vary by race/ethnicity | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Race/ethnicity varied the associations between an extreme body mass index or high waisttohip ratio and increased risk for mortality among patients with breast cancer.
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Awareness could eliminate inequalities in cancer diagnoses

Awareness could eliminate inequalities in cancer diagnoses | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
There are substantial inequalities in the stage at which cancer patients receive their diagnosis -- a critical factor for cancer survival -- a new study reveals.
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Combination of PI3-kinase and PARP inhibitors may offer new treatment option for triple-negative breast cancers

Combination of PI3-kinase and PARP inhibitors may offer new treatment option for triple-negative breast cancers | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The simultaneous inhibition of two separate and seemingly unrelated pathways could potentially provide an effective treatment for women with triple-negative breast cancer, according to results of two new studies.
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President Clinton Joins Breast Cancer Deadline 2020 as Honorary Chair of NBCC's Global Campaign

President Clinton Joins Breast Cancer Deadline 2020 as Honorary Chair of NBCC's Global Campaign | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
We must change the public global conversation about breast cancer from awareness and screening to prevention and saving lives.
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Social Network, Early Breast Cancer Prognosis Link Explored --Doctors Lounge

Social Network, Early Breast Cancer Prognosis Link Explored --Doctors Lounge | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

For women with early-stage breast cancer, large social networks predict better prognosis, and this association varies based on social support and burden, according to a study published online Nov. 9 in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.

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3-D Imaging Improves Breast Cancer Screening | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network

3-D Imaging Improves Breast Cancer Screening | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The mammograms most women receive are decidedly two-dimensional. An x-ray machine takes images of the breast from the sides, and radiologists examine the resulting image to ...
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Surviving Cancer As a Child and a Mother

Surviving Cancer As a Child and a Mother | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
When I discovered my own breast cancer, I immediately felt condemned to the journey my mother had walked almost 30 years before.
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It’s an Epidemic, Stupid! Campaign | Breast Cancer Action

It’s an Epidemic, Stupid! Campaign | Breast Cancer Action | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"It is our government’s responsibility to monitor and regulate industry —chemical, pharma, biotech —  in order to protect public health. Pushing the burden of responsibility onto the shoulders of individuals is an unacceptable response to a public health crisis. We cannot shop our way out of this public health crisis. As long as corporations dump pollutants into the air, the water, and the products they sell, and pharmaceutical"

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Heart failure in older breast cancer patients linked to medication

Heart failure in older breast cancer patients linked to medication | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Heart failure is a relatively common complication in older women with breast cancer, but the risk is even higher in those patients treated with adjuvant trastuzumab, researchers report.
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Breast cancer mortality rate higher in black women than white women | Hematology Oncology

Breast cancer mortality rate higher in black women than white women | Hematology Oncology | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Hematology Oncology | Black women were at a nearly 50% increased risk for overall breast cancer-specific mortality than women of other races, according to findings presented at the Fifth AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities.
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Woman champions 'dense breast' bill | WOOD TV8

Woman champions 'dense breast' bill | WOOD TV8 | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Teresa Hendricks-Pitch had a mammogram and received an all-clear diagnosis. Then a few weeks later, she found out she had breast cancer.
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Doctors warn of breast-cancer link to keeping cell phone in bra

Doctors warn of breast-cancer link to keeping cell phone in bra | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Could where you carry your cell phone make you sick? Some doctors say they're seeing evidence of breast cancer that could be linked to where some women keep their mobile phones.
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Triplenegative breast cancer is associated with higher risk of recurrence

Triplenegative breast cancer is associated with higher risk of recurrence | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Women with triplenegative breast cancer and no more than three positive lymph nodes following a mastectomy have a higher risk of recurrence than similar women whose disease is not classified as triplenegative.
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Increased risk for breast cancer death among black women is greatest during early postdiagnosis years

Increased risk for breast cancer death among black women is greatest during early postdiagnosis years | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
NonHispanic black women with breast cancer, specifically estrogenpositive tumors, are at a significantly increased risk for breast cancer death compared with nonHispanic white women. The difference is greatest in the first 3 years after diagnosis.
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Stereoscopic mammography could reduce recall rate

Stereoscopic mammography could reduce recall rate | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A new three-dimensional digital mammography technique has the potential to significantly improve the accuracy of breast cancer screening.
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Pink blazers are the new black for funeral homes - Funeral homes across the nation and in Cleveland’s city limits are finally receiving the breast cancer awareness memo: Pink is the new black. P...

Pink blazers are the new  black for funeral homes - Funeral homes across the nation and in Cleveland’s city limits are finally receiving the breast cancer awareness  memo: Pink is the new black. P... | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Pink blazers are the new black for funeral homes - Funeral homes across the nation and in Cleveland’s city limits are finally receiving the breast cancer awareness memo: Pink is the new black.
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Stereoscopic mammography could reduce recall rate | Science Codex

Stereoscopic mammography could reduce recall rate | Science Codex | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
OAK BROOK, Ill. – A new three-dimensional (3-D) digital mammography technique has the potential to significantly improve the accuracy of breast cancer screening, according to a study published in Radiology.
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Generex Provides Update on Company Initiatives Including the AE37 Breast Cancer Vaccine Program - The Sacramento Bee

Generex Provides Update on Company Initiatives Including the AE37 Breast Cancer Vaccine Program - The Sacramento Bee | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Generex, is in late Phase II clinical development of a novel immunotherapeutic for breast cancer(AE37) that demonstrates promising trends in preventing relapse."


Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/11/13/4981801/generex-provides-update-on-company.html#storylink=cpy


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Ethnic disparities remain in breast cancer survival despite socioeconomic similarities

Ethnic disparities remain in breast cancer survival despite socioeconomic similarities | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Disparities in survival after breast cancer persist across racial and ethnic groups even after adjusting for demographics such as patients education and the socioeconomic status of the neighborhood where they lived.
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Triplenegative breast cancer is associated with higher risk of recurrence

Triplenegative breast cancer is associated with higher risk of recurrence | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Women with triplenegative breast cancer and no more than three positive lymph nodes following a mastectomy have a higher risk of recurrence than similar women whose disease is not classified as triplenegative.
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