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Drug duo turns on cancer-fighting gene in kidney, breast cancers

Drug duo turns on cancer-fighting gene in kidney, breast cancers | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A potentially powerful new approach to treating two lethal metastatic cancers -- triple negative breast cancer and clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common form of kidney cancer -- has been discovered.
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Ex-CEO of Tuesday Morning Says She Was Fired After Disclosing Breast Cancer | JD Journal

Ex-CEO of Tuesday Morning Says She Was Fired After Disclosing Breast Cancer | JD Journal | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The former chief executive of Tuesday Morning Corp has filed a discrimination complaint against the retailer, claiming that she was removed after her disclosure...

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digitallyOBSESSED! Press Release: Breast Cancer: The Path Of Wellness And Healing on DVD Oct 2

digitallyOBSESSED! Press Release: Breast Cancer: The Path Of Wellness And Healing on DVD Oct 2 | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Notable breast cancer survivors join forces with America's premiere cancer doctors (including, Drs. Susan Love, Marisa Weiss, Dennis Slamon and Patricia Ganz) and wellness experts (including Drs. Deepak Chopra, Dean Ornish, Maoshing-Ni, Soram Khalsa and Kathy Smith, Kathy Freston, Marianne Williamson) as they share wisdom, insight and their true-life stories of hope and triumph!"

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Komen accused of using misleading mammogram statistics

Komen accused of using misleading mammogram statistics | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Susan G Komen for the Cure is accused of using misleading pro-mammogram statistics in an ad campaign.

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MD Anderson One of Four Centers to Test Cancer Cell Detection Chip

MD Anderson One of Four Centers to Test Cancer Cell Detection Chip | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Blood test that could monitor the effectiveness of cancer treatment by capturing circulating tumor cells...

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Tricare will again cover breast cancer tests

Tricare will again cover breast cancer tests | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Genetic tests for breast cancer gene mutations will again be covered for some Tricare beneficiaries under a new program, the Pentagon announced this week.

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DiaGenic ASA: Notice of allowance of Breast Cancer Patent in Japan | Business Wire

DiaGenic ASA: Notice of allowance of Breast Cancer Patent in Japan | Business Wire | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
DiaGenic has received notice of allowance of the family 3 patent application in Japan ( 2007-514130).

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21st Century Breast Imaging

21st Century Breast Imaging | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Advances in imaging for breast cancer screening, diagnosis, and response assessment are more promising now than ever before.
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Health care law gives women control over their care, offers free preventive services to 47 million women

Health care law gives women control over their care, offers free preventive services to 47 million women | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Forty-seven million women are getting greater control over their health care and access to eight new prevention-related health care services without paying more out of their own pocket beginning Aug.
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4 (vs 6) Cycles of Adjuvant Chemo Sufficient for Early Breast Cancer - Chemotherapy Advisor

4 (vs 6) Cycles of Adjuvant Chemo Sufficient for Early Breast Cancer - Chemotherapy Advisor | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
No evidence exists that 4 cycles of adjuvant chemotherapy is better than 6 improving clinical outcome in early breast cancer.
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Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy More Suitable For Breast Cancer Patients Who Lack RB Gene

Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy More Suitable For Breast Cancer Patients Who Lack RB Gene | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Breast cancer patients whose tumors lacked the retinoblastoma tumor suppressor gene (RB) had an improved pathological response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy, researchers at Thomas Jefferson Universi...

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New breast cancer screening implemented locally | 6abc.com

New breast cancer screening implemented locally | 6abc.com | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Capital Health in Hopewell, New Jersey is among the first in the country to put molecular breast imaging into daily practice.

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When the diagnosis is bad: Do you tell?

When the diagnosis is bad: Do you tell? | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
In 1976, as a 24-year-old grad student, Samira Beckwith was diagnosed with the thing people still whispered about: cancer.

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Heterogeneous ER+ breast cancer models allow more accurate drug testing

Heterogeneous ER+ breast cancer models allow more accurate drug testing | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress) -- Cell cultures are homogeneous.
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Dr Dillner's health dilemmas: when should I see a cancer specialist?

Dr Dillner's health dilemmas: when should I see a cancer specialist? | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Britain doesn't have a great cancer-survival record compared with the rest of Europe. Is it because GPs don't refer patients when they should?
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Outcry over changes to operations of Queensland's BreastScreen service

Outcry over changes to operations of Queensland's BreastScreen service | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
THE State's chief health officer has moved to reassure Queensland women that plans to change the structure of Breastscreen Queensland won't affect services.

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UC Irvine Release: Drug combo better for common type of metastatic breast cancer, UCI-led study finds :: UC Irvine TODAY

UC Irvine Release: Drug combo better for common type of metastatic breast cancer, UCI-led study finds :: UC Irvine TODAY | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"A combination of the two anti-estrogen drugs anastrozole and fulvestrant extended the median survival time of women with Stage 4 hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer by more than six months compared to those who underwent standard treatment with anastrozole alone."

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New treatment targets breast cancer | 7online.com

New treatment targets breast cancer | 7online.com | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A new weapon in the fight against breast cancer is a treatment that targets the disease in a more direct way.
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Tuesday Morning ex-CEO says fired after breast cancer disclosure

Tuesday Morning ex-CEO says fired after breast cancer disclosure | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Aug 3 (Reuters) - Tuesday Morning Corp's formerchief executive filed a discrimination complaint against thehome decor retailer, saying she was removed after disclosing shewas suffering from breast cancer.Kathleen...
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News Viewer

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"The breast cancer charity that brought the world the pink ribbon exaggerates the benefits of mammography while minimizing its harms, researchers claim."

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STUDY: Latinas Have Positive Attitude on Breast Cancer Genetic Testing but Cultural Barriers Persist

STUDY: Latinas Have Positive Attitude on Breast Cancer Genetic Testing but Cultural Barriers Persist | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Genetic testing for breast cancer may facilitate better-informed decisions regarding cancer prevention, risk reduction, more effective early detection, and better determination of risk for family members.

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Getting more from today’s chemos; doing better yet with tomorrow’s drugs

Getting more from today’s chemos; doing better yet with tomorrow’s drugs | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Can we achieve better outcomes from today’s chemotherapies … and get a jump-start on determining best results of tomorrow’s chemos?"

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17-year-old programs artificial 'brain' to diagnose breast cancer

17-year-old programs artificial 'brain' to diagnose breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A high school junior has created a computer brain that can diagnose breast cancer with 99 percent sensitivity......
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Novartis drug Afinitor gets EU nod for breast cancer

Novartis drug Afinitor gets EU nod for breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis drug Afinitor, expected to become a major seller for the Swiss drugmaker, was approved by European regulators to treat women with a certain type of breast cancer, the company...

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Digger named ambassador for breast cancer

Digger named ambassador for breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
WHEN soldier Tim de Hollander felt a lump in his chest he wasn't prepared for what was to come.

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