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The Breast Cancer Alliance | Breast Cancer Research Funding, Education, and Outreach

The Breast Cancer Alliance | Breast Cancer Research Funding, Education, and Outreach | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

“Each one of us can make a difference and when we all act together to make a difference that’s how we create change.” 

 
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Porn Site Donates Money to Breast Cancer Foundation That Tried to Cut Off Planned Parenthood Funding

Porn Site Donates Money to Breast Cancer Foundation That Tried to Cut Off Planned Parenthood Funding | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"So go ahead and join PornHub as it spreads the word about whacking off to a good cause:"

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New 3-D Mammogram Unveiled To Kick Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

New 3-D Mammogram Unveiled To Kick Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
It takes seconds for Dr. Laurie Margolies to detect breast cancer . As the chief of imaging at the Dubin Breast Cancer Center at Mt. Sinai Hospital, she analyzes patients mammograms every day.
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New findings on optimal duration of trastuzumab therapy for women with HER2+ early breast cancer

New findings on optimal duration of trastuzumab therapy for women with HER2+ early breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
New studies that advance understanding of the optimal duration of therapy with the targeted cancer drug trastuzumab were released today at the ESMO 2012 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology in Vienna.
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Top 10 ways Israeli scientists are battling breast cancer | ISRAEL21c

Top 10 ways Israeli scientists are battling breast cancer | ISRAEL21c | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, ISRAEL21c has put together a list of the top 10 latest Israeli advances in breast cancer.
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How Losing My Breasts Made Me Feel Beautiful

How Losing My Breasts Made Me Feel Beautiful | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
My breasts didn't define me before they were removed. My breasts don't define me now. But every scar and imperfection does serve as a daily reminder of the strong, unstoppable force I am.
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Rare, aggressive inflammatory breast cancer defies standard treatment

Rare, aggressive inflammatory breast cancer defies standard treatment | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"But chances are good that most people still haven’t heard of a particularly aggressive type of the disease known as inflammatory breast cancer."

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New hope for taming triple-negative breast cancer

New hope for taming triple-negative breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Researchers have identified molecules called microRNAS that can uniquely sensitize drug-resistant, triple-negative breast cancer to chemotherapy drugs.
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Blood test for breast cancer

Blood test for breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Study chief Dr Jacqui Shaw, of Leicester University, said: “We could one day have a blood test that detects the very early signs of cancer, meaning women could have an annual blood test rather than breast screening. This will remove any worry for women called for further investigations after a mammogram only to find they don’t have cancer.”



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Novel Drug Approach Shows Promise Against Breast Cancer (10/1/2012) | womenshealth.gov

Novel Drug Approach Shows Promise Against Breast Cancer (10/1/2012) | womenshealth.gov | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"The new approach uses a unique three-pronged combination of agents that simultaneously attack cancer cells but prevent the release of chemotherapy until the drug reaches its specific target, said the authors of a new study on the technique."

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Only 3% of women aware of five signs of breast cancer - Health - Scotsman.com

Only 3% of women aware of five signs of breast cancer - Health - Scotsman.com | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
JUST 3 per cent of women can name five warning signs of breast cancer, new research has shown.
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FDA studies arsenic found in rice products

FDA studies arsenic found in rice products | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Arsenic occurs naturally in soil, but also comes from manure and pesticides. Rice plants absorb higher levels of arsenic than other crops.
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Optical mammography sheds new light on breast cancer

Optical mammography sheds new light on breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
New imaging technology could give doctors ways to both identify breast cancer and monitor responses to treatment.
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Breast cancer diagnosis shocks Congressman's wife

Breast cancer diagnosis shocks Congressman's wife | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Diaz-Balart, the wife of U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, is like any other working mom -- always putting her family and career first. That's until she made an alarming discovery.
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Poll says Ontario women unclear about starting mammograms

Poll says Ontario women unclear about starting mammograms | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A new poll suggests women in Ontario are unclear about the age at which they should start undergoing regular breast cancer screening.
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Benefits seen in hormone use early in menopause

Benefits seen in hormone use early in menopause | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A new study may reassure some women considering short-term use of hormones to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms. Starting low-dose treatment earl...
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New Insights on Control of Pituitary Hormone Outside of Brain has Implications for Breast Cancer, Penn Study Finds

New Insights on Control of Pituitary Hormone Outside of Brain has Implications for Breast Cancer, Penn Study Finds | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Now, the laboratory of Lewis A. Chodosh, MD, PhD, chair of the Department of Cancer Biology at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, reports in Genes & Development that activation of the PI3K-Akt oncogenic signaling...
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Study: Digital Beats Film Mammography at Spotting Breast Cancer (10/2/2012) | womenshealth.gov

Study: Digital Beats Film Mammography at Spotting Breast Cancer (10/2/2012) | womenshealth.gov | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Digital found more cancers known as high-grade ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), which can progress more rapidly to invasive cancer than low-grade DCIS. Low-grade DCIS typically takes more than three decades to progress, although all grades can progress and become invasive."

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Alarming breast cancer rates among troops

Alarming breast cancer rates among troops | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
If you think breast cancer is just something for your grandmother, mom and aunts to worry about, think again.
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Artemis Project®: A Collaboration of Scientists & Advocates |

Artemis Project®: A Collaboration of Scientists & Advocates | | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"What I came to realize was that this is a novel and intense collaboration involving scientists and advocates looking for a vaccine for primary and metastatic breast cancer."

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Researchers study breast cancers after pregnancy

Researchers study breast cancers after pregnancy | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
What drives tumors in young moms like Christina Miller? Hormones and inflammation likely play a role, doctors say.
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Smallpox Virus May Help Treat Deadly Form of Breast Cancer

Smallpox Virus May Help Treat Deadly Form of Breast Cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"The researchers, from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, have found that a virus from the smallpox family can be used in the treatment of a certain type of breast cancer, called triple-negative breast cancer or TNBC."

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Current Length of Herceptin Treatment Is Supported by Studies

Current Length of Herceptin Treatment Is Supported by Studies | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Longer treatment with Herceptin added no benefit while a shorter treatment was not as favorable, the studies found.
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Breast Cancer Drug Negatively Affects Sex Life

Breast Cancer Drug Negatively Affects Sex Life | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A drug known to prevent breast cancer relapse can leave women dissatisfied with their sexual lives.
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UNBELIEVABLE: Scientists Find Marijuana Can Stop Spread Of Cancer

UNBELIEVABLE: Scientists Find Marijuana Can Stop Spread Of Cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A pair of scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has found that a compound derived from marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer, potentially altering the fatality of the disease forever.
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