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Satiation hormone could increase risk of diabetes, heart attack and breast cancer in women

Satiation hormone could increase risk of diabetes, heart attack and breast cancer in women | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
One of the body’s satiation hormones, neurotensin, could raise women’s risk of suffering one of three common and serious conditions: diabetes, cardiovascular disease and breast cancer.
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Hormone level linked with increased risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, death

Hormone level linked with increased risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, death | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Plasma levels of proneurotensin are associated with the development of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular and total mortality, and breast cancer in women during long-term follow-up.
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New 3-D mammograms have benefits, risks

New 3-D mammograms have benefits, risks | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
More hospitals and radiology centers are asking women to consider a 3-D mammogram called tomosynthesis.
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Preventive surgery for cancer on rise - News - The Times-Tribune

Preventive surgery for cancer on rise - News - The Times-Tribune | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Compared to 2002, the increase in women receiving prophylactic or preventive procedures went from 94 women to 455, the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council said in a report on the surgical treatment of breast cancer."

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Opinion: 30 percent for 30 percent

Opinion: 30 percent for 30 percent | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Clearly, ending death from metastatic breast cancer (MBC) is of critical importance not only to those living with it, but also to anyone who has had, or may at some point develop breast cancer. "

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'Urgent' inspection at NHS trust

'Urgent' inspection at NHS trust | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The health watchdog is to carry out an "urgent" inspection into the treatment of breast cancer patients at a debt-ridden NHS trust.
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Yoga Program Reduces Muscle Pain in Women with Breast Cancer Taking Aromatase Inhibitors - Chemotherapy Advisor

Yoga Program Reduces Muscle Pain in Women with Breast Cancer Taking Aromatase Inhibitors - Chemotherapy Advisor | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The Yoga for Cancer Survivors (YOCAS) program significantly reduced general pain, muscle aches, and physical discomfort in patients with breast cancer...
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Pertuzumab Approved with Trastuzumab and Chemotherapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer - Chemotherapy Advisor

Pertuzumab Approved with Trastuzumab and Chemotherapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer - Chemotherapy Advisor | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved pertuzumab (Perjeta) in combination with trastuzumab (Herceptin) and docetaxel chemotherapy.
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Breast cancer humor is both blessing, curse

Breast cancer humor is both blessing, curse | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Breast jokes were hilarious that first year, as I gawked at the colorful participants in the Susan G. Komen breast cancer walk. Hairy guys wearing tutus and double-D bras pedaled by on bicycles.
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CHICAGO: Mapping out a care plan helps breast cancer survivors thrive in body and mind | Health | Macon.com

CHICAGO: Mapping out a care plan helps breast cancer survivors thrive in body and mind | Health | Macon.com | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Hollye Jacobs felt like she lost her health, her breasts and her mind. But when she finished with radiation and started settling in at home, she was hit with another loss: She missed having treatment.
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Mammograms: Who Needs Them?

Mammograms: Who Needs Them? | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Are mammograms worthwhile?
No, this isn't trick question—though it may sound like one, given how ubiquitous the screenings are.
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The Big Business of Breast Cancer

The Big Business of Breast Cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Some $6 billion a year is committed to breast cancer research and awareness campaigns. Is it any wonder that the disease has become a gold mine for pink profiteers and old-fashioned hucksters?
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Found WWII dog tag is a sign of hope, now being worn in breast cancer battle

Found WWII dog tag is a sign of hope, now being worn in breast cancer battle | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
An Italian couple was gardening in their backyard this spring when something caught their eye. The shiny item coming up through dirt near Rome turned out to be the dog tag of an American soldier from World War II.
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New research suggests HRT may lower heart risks

New research suggests HRT may lower heart risks | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
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Pinkwashing: Nothing Says Breast Cancer Awareness Like Sliced Mushrooms, Hair Dryers and Garbage Trucks

Pinkwashing: Nothing Says Breast Cancer Awareness Like Sliced Mushrooms, Hair Dryers and Garbage Trucks | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Most of us like women and don’t like cancer. Most of us extra super don’t like cancer when it kills our friends and mothers and daughters. Ignorance is assuming that a color has a moral value  and that “awareness” is sufficient. You want to see ignorance? Look around this pink-festooned month. We’re drowning in it. We’re dying in it."

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First Breast Ultrasound Imaging System Approved - Chemotherapy Advisor

First Breast Ultrasound Imaging System Approved - Chemotherapy Advisor | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The FDA approved U-Systems Inc.'s somo-v Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS), the first ultrasound device for use in combination with a standard...
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Optical mammography identifies and monitors breast cancer

Optical mammography identifies and monitors breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A new optical imaging technology could give doctors new ways to both identify breast cancer and to monitor the responses of individual patients to initial treatments of the disease.
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Penn State Live - Virus kills breast cancer cells in laboratory

Penn State Live - Virus kills breast cancer cells in laboratory | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"A nondisease-causing virus kills human breast cancer cells in the laboratory, creating opportunities for potential new cancer therapies, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers who tested the virus on three different breast cancer types that represent the multiple stages of breast cancer development."

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CHICAGO: Survivorcise: Exercise is proven to help alleviate cancer-treatment fatigue | Health | The Sun Herald

CHICAGO: Survivorcise: Exercise is proven to help alleviate cancer-treatment fatigue | Health | The Sun Herald | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
If you're being treated for breast cancer, chances are you feel like something stuck to the bottom of a shoe.
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High-Dose Vitamin D Benefits Women with Breast Cancer Initiating Adjuvant Letrozole - Chemotherapy Advisor

High-Dose Vitamin D Benefits Women with Breast Cancer Initiating Adjuvant Letrozole - Chemotherapy Advisor | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Women with stage1-3 breast cancer initiating adjuvant letrozole who also took 30,000IU/week of vitamin D3 had decreased adverse QOL events.
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ESMO: 1-Year of Adjuvant Trastuzumab Remains Standard of Care for HER2-Positive Early Breast Cancer - Chemotherapy Advisor

ESMO: 1-Year of Adjuvant Trastuzumab Remains Standard of Care for HER2-Positive Early Breast Cancer - Chemotherapy Advisor | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Administering adjuvant trastuzumab for 1 year—currently considered standard of care—remains optimal in women with HER2-positive early breast cancer.
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CHICAGO: Planning for children: Half of female breast cancer patients given reproductive counseling | Health & Science | Tri-CityHerald.com

CHICAGO: Planning for children: Half of female breast cancer patients given reproductive counseling | Health & Science | Tri-CityHerald.com | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
When Sarah Lisle was diagnosed with breast cancer at 25, she didn't remember anyone cautioning her about how treatment might affect her fertility.
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A Breast Cancer Cure?

A Breast Cancer Cure? | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
One October morning 3 years ago, Brenda Jones, then 50, thought she'd do a quick breast exam before getting out of the shower.
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ESMO: Cancer Whole-Genome Scanning Allows Better Personalization of Metastatic Breast Cancer Therapies - Chemotherapy Advisor

ESMO: Cancer Whole-Genome Scanning Allows Better Personalization of Metastatic Breast Cancer Therapies - Chemotherapy Advisor | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Whole-genome scanning for genetic mutations in breast tumor tissue is viable and allows identification of patients who might benefit from targeted therapies...
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Adelaide researcher hopes to stop spread of breast cancer - ABC Adelaide - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Adelaide researcher hopes to stop spread of breast cancer - ABC Adelaide - Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
University of Adelaide researcher Professor Andreas Evdokiou's current work with the National Breast Cancer Foundation's novel concept award may just bring an end to the spread of breast cancer.
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