Breast Cancer News
69.5K views | +10 today
Breast Cancer News
Latest News, Research,  Articles of Interest, and Blog Posts
Curated by Susan Zager
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Buddy Check 9: Oncology Nurse Survives Breast Cancer | wusa9.com

Buddy Check 9: Oncology Nurse Survives Breast Cancer | wusa9.com | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Cancer is Mercedes Watson's business. For more than a dozen years, the last three years as Assistant Nurse Manager, Mercedes has worked with oncology patients in the Infusion Center at Georgetown University Hospital. "

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

The truth about breast implants and breast cancer and how one Tampa woman missed the red flag.

The truth about breast implants and breast cancer and how one Tampa woman missed the red flag. | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
 Every day, almost a thousand women in the United States surgically boost their breast size making breast augmentation one of the most popular cosmetic-surgery procedures in the country.  But a local woman has a warning she wants to share.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

ASCO Decision Aids Intersect Evidence-Based Guidelines, Productive Patient Communication | ASCO Connection

ASCO Decision Aids Intersect Evidence-Based Guidelines, Productive Patient Communication | ASCO Connection | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"The patient completes postlumpectomy radiation and now presents to your clinic to discuss adjuvant anti-estrogen strategies. What are the treatment options? How do you present them clearly to your patient? And how do you ensure that she is a partner in decision-making? "

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Laser-light testing of breast tumor fiber patterns helps show whose cancer is spreading

Laser-light testing of breast tumor fiber patterns helps show whose cancer is spreading | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Using advanced microscopes equipped with tissue-penetrating laser light, cancer imaging experts at Johns Hopkins have developed a promising, new way to accurately analyze the distinctive patterns of ultra-thin collagen fibers in breast tumor tissue...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

ImmunoGen wins fast FDA review of breast cancer drug - Mass High Tech Business News

ImmunoGen wins fast FDA review of breast cancer drug - Mass High Tech Business News | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
ImmunoGen wins fast FDA review of breast cancer drug...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Special Events : Speaker Video Presentations

Special Events : Speaker Video Presentations | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Speaker videoo presentations are available here from the 2012 National Conference in Illinois"

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Surgeon accused of botching over 1,000 breast cancer ops

Surgeon accused of botching over 1,000 breast cancer ops | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Surgeon accused of botching over 1,000 breast cancer ops | UK News | - Breaking news from around the UK...


more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Hedgehog pathway key in tamoxifenresistant breast cancer

Hedgehog pathway key in tamoxifenresistant breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Elements of Hh signaling pathway protected from proteasomal degradation by PI3K/AKT pathway.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Take screening steps to find breast cancer early

Take screening steps to find breast cancer early | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Breast cancer can be found early. Screening refers to tests and exams used to find a disease, like cancer, in people who do not have any symptoms.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Warning on breast examination glove

Warning on breast examination glove | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Breast cancer charities have urged women to beware of a new self-examination "glove" said to be as effective as a mammogram at detecting lumps.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Cancer's funny?

Cancer's funny? | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Not long after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1994, Christine Clifford walked into her local Barnes and Noble with a simple request: "I'd like to see all of your humorous books about cancer ."...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Breast cancer drug could halt other tumors

Breast cancer drug could halt other tumors | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A drug commonly used in treating breast cancer could have far wider benefits, offering a new way of preventing cancers spreading through the body, according to a new study.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Breast cancer survivor trades silicone for fat, muscle implants

Breast cancer survivor trades silicone for fat, muscle implants | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Sunny Reicks was diagnosed with breast cancer and got a double mastectomy at age 24.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Minimally invasive lymph node dissection in breast cancer has advantages over conventional surgery

Minimally invasive lymph node dissection in breast cancer has advantages over conventional surgery | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Axillary lymph node dissection is done in conjunction with lumpectomy or mastectomy to determine if breast cancer has spread to the adjoining lymph nodes.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Mammograms and self-exams save lives, contrary to Canadian guidelines | Health | Life | National Post

Mammograms and self-exams save lives, contrary to Canadian guidelines | Health | Life | National Post | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Screening is not perfect.Mammograms sometimes don’t detect tumours, particularly for women with dense breasts, which can hide tumours...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

NIH study uncovers new mechanism of action for class of chemotherapy drugs - National Cancer Institute

NIH study uncovers new mechanism of action for class of chemotherapy drugs - National Cancer Institute | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
NIH researchers have discovered a significant new mechanism of action for a class of chemotherapy drugs known as poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitors, or PARP inhibitors.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Susan Jeffers: Author of ‘Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway’

Susan Jeffers: Author of ‘Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway’ | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Susan Jeffers, who was styled the Queen of Self-Help, sold millions of books exhorting readers to strike out boldly to conquer their fears and improve their lives.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Breast cancer and sleep

Breast cancer and sleep | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A study links a lack of sleep with more aggressive breast cancer. At University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Cheryl Thompson saw that in data on 101 women with breast cancer, who were asked about their average sleep hours.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

.:: Patient Resource Publishing : Treatment Side Effects ::.

.:: Patient Resource Publishing : Treatment Side Effects ::. | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Fear about side effects from cancer treatment adds to the stress of a cancer diagnosis. This fear comes from a belief that the discomfort of side effects cannot be relieved. That is not true. Many advances have been made in preventing or managing the most common treatment-related side effects."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Drug combo active in breast cancer with brain metastases

Drug combo active in breast cancer with brain metastases | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Lapatinib plus capecitabine active for women with advanced HER2positive breast cancer.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Data On 8 Novel Anticancer Compounds Unveiled By Taiho Pharmaceutical

Data On 8 Novel Anticancer Compounds Unveiled By Taiho Pharmaceutical | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.(HQ: Tokyo, President: Masayuki Kobayashi), the developer of the first orally available fluorouracil (FU) Chemotherapeutic treatment (TS-1/S-1), is presenting early...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Triple-negative breast cancer increased risk for local recurrence | Hematology Oncology

Triple-negative breast cancer increased risk for local recurrence | Hematology Oncology | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Hematology Oncology | Women with triple-negative breast cancer and no more than three positive lymph nodes after a mastectomy have an increased risk for local recurrence than women with breast cancer not classified as triple-negative, according to...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Susan Zager
Scoop.it!

Roche, ImmunoGen gain speedy review for T-DM1 breast cancer breakthrough - FierceBiotech

Roche, ImmunoGen gain speedy review for T-DM1 breast cancer breakthrough - FierceBiotech | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

Roche has gained the inside track in the final lap of a long and expensive race to win an FDA approval for the armed antibody T-DM1, a new approach to treating HER2-positive breast cancer that marks a significant advance for patients.

more...
No comment yet.