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Breast cancer survival/social ties linked

Breast cancer survival/social ties linked | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Women with larger social networks are more likely than women who are socially isolated to survive breast cancer, U.S. researchers say.
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New finding gives clues for overcoming tamoxifen-resistant breast cancer

New finding gives clues for overcoming tamoxifen-resistant breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A cancer biology team reports breakthrough findings about specific cellular mechanisms that may help overcome endocrine (hormone) therapy-resistance in patients with estrogen-positive breast cancers, combating a widespread problem in effective...
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Breast cancer: second opinions spare women pointless surgery

Breast cancer: second opinions spare women pointless surgery | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Barbara Ellen: Patients with any serious ailment shouldn't worry that they'll cause offence...
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CiteULike: Gene expression profiling predicts clinical outcome of breast cancer.

CiteULike: Gene expression profiling predicts clinical outcome of breast cancer. | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Laura J. van \'t Veer, Hongyue Dai, Marc J. van de Vijver et al. Nature, Vol. 415, No. 6871. (31 January 2002), pp. 530-536, doi:10.1038/415530a.
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Gynecologist faces male breast cancer | wtsp.com

Gynecologist faces male breast cancer | wtsp.com | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

" While women are most associated with breast cancer, men can also have the disease. In fact, a gynecologist saw one of the symptoms in the mirror."

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Breast-cancer test can't be ignored - The National

Breast-cancer test can't be ignored - The National | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
It is doubly a tragedy that some women who have had screening for breast cancer fail to show up when follow-up tests are needed.
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Why “we got it all” - or, “you’re in remission" - should not mean the end of treatment - Life Over Cancer Blog

Why “we got it all” - or, “you’re in remission" - should not mean the end of treatment - Life Over Cancer Blog | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Simply put, a patient in remission may still harbor malignant cells (ones that were resistant to chemotherapy or radiation), that – though we are getting diagnostically better with new testing techniques discovering CTCs, “circulating tumor cells” – not even the best diagnostic technologies can detect these with certainty."

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Doctors often misinterpret patients' wishes

Doctors often misinterpret patients' wishes | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Doctors often ignore or misunderstand what patients want in terms of treatment, and this "preference misdiagnosis" can be harmful to patients, experts say."

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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
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Why is it that some breast cancers have higher survival rates than others?
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AHA: HF Tied to Higher Risk for Fatal Cancer

AHA: HF Tied to Higher Risk for Fatal Cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES -- Patients who developed heart failure had a 68% increased risk of cancer, which was associated with a 56% increased risk of death, researchers reported here.
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Baylor Health Care System opens cancer treatment to cameras - Dallas Business Journal

Baylor Health Care System opens cancer treatment to cameras - Dallas Business Journal | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Michelle Berndt, a 31-year-old mother of two and Mrs. Texas pageant contestant, ...
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New mechanism of action for PARP inhibitors discovered

New mechanism of action for PARP inhibitors discovered | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
New understanding of how drugs called PARP inhibitors, which have already shown promise for the treatment of women with familial breast and ovarian cancers linked to BRCA mutations, exert their anticancer effects has led to the identification of...
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Planned Parenthood offers funding for needed follow-up for possible breast cancer detection

Planned Parenthood offers funding for needed follow-up for possible breast cancer detection | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Women often forgo their own healthcare when their family has financial difficulties, and the Western and Central Massachusetts centers of Planned Parenthood can now help with follow-up breast care.
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New statistical method offers automatic mitotic cell detection for cancer diagnosis | Science Codex

New statistical method offers automatic mitotic cell detection for cancer diagnosis | Science Codex | 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 samples.
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IU breast tissue bank to collect samples in Kenya

IU breast tissue bank to collect samples in Kenya | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"African-American women, for instance, are much more likely to develop triple-negative breast cancer, which tends to be more aggressive and does not respond to any of the targeted therapies researchers have developed."

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My sister begged scandal surgeon to remove both her breasts. He ignored her TWICE - and now she's dead: As a police probe claims that specialist botched1,000 operations, one woman's shattering story

My sister begged scandal surgeon to remove both her breasts. He ignored her TWICE - and now she's dead: As a police probe claims that specialist botched1,000 operations, one woman's shattering story | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Cancer patient Marie Pinfield died after Ian Paterson carried out an operation to remove her breasts. The surgeon has been accused of botching more than 1,000 breast cancer operations.
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Single Mother Battling Breast Cancer Takes Strength From Her Children

Single Mother Battling Breast Cancer Takes Strength From Her Children | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Josmery Batista, who received a diagnosis of Stage 4 breast cancer last year, is so enfeebled by the effects of chemotherapy that sometimes she is unable to hold her infant son.
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Smart bra detects breast cancer

Smart bra detects breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Just imagine being able to put on a bra each morning that will detect the first signs of breast cancer.
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On Cancer Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Cure | ASCO Connection

On Cancer Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Cure | ASCO Connection | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

Early detection is not the answer. Finding and treating all stage 0 breast cancer will not prevent all breast cancer deaths. Something I have an issue with,” wrote Dr. Attai, “is that early detection is often equated with survival."

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Exercise may help improve posture and reduce breast cancer risk in women

Exercise may help improve posture and reduce breast cancer risk in women | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The end of the year is fast approaching and you know what that means: As soon as the calendar turns to 2013, you will be vowing to get physically active.
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Komen Foundation Works to Regain Support After Planned Parenthood Controversy

Komen Foundation Works to Regain Support After Planned Parenthood Controversy | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Susan G. Komen for the Cure is still working to restore the support and financing it lost in the outcry over its attempt to eliminate grants to Planned Parenthood.
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Headline Story | equities.com

Headline Story | equities.com | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"According to a published study in the New England Journal of Medicine, women with dense tissue in 75% or more of the breast have a risk of breast cancer four to six times as great as the risk among women with little or no dense tissue.[1] Since dense breast tissue decreases mammography's effectiveness in detection, the somo(TM) ABUS has proven to be a tremendous advancement in the visualization of cancer-hiding tissue in dense breasts."

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Breast cancer is neglected in India: Bipasha Basu - Entertainment - DNA

Breast cancer is neglected in India: Bipasha Basu - Entertainment - DNA | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
To create awareness for breast cancer, Bipasha and Milind Soman have teamed up for an initiative 'Pinkathon 2012', a running event for women.
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Statins Protect the Heart During Breast Chemo

Statins Protect the Heart During Breast Chemo | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Women being treated for breast cancer with anthracycline chemotherapy experienced less cardiotoxicity if they also were receiving statins, researchers found.
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High-quality personal relationships improve survival in women with breast cancer

High-quality personal relationships improve survival in women with breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The quality of a woman's social networks -- the personal relationships that surround an individual -- appears to be just as important as the size of her networks in predicting breast cancer survival.
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