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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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Gene that spreads breast cancer discovered - Indian Express

Gene that spreads breast cancer discovered - Indian Express | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Gene that spreads breast cancer discovered - Scientists claimed to have discovered the gene that encourages the spread of breast cancer, paving way for new treatments for the deadl......
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Gov. Cuomo signs legislation to help improve breast cancer detection

Gov.  Cuomo signs legislation to help improve breast cancer detection | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
New law will require a dense breast tissue notification in mammography report......
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Afinitor (Everolimus) Combo For Breast Cancer Approved By FDA - MediLexicon

Afinitor (Everolimus) Combo For Breast Cancer Approved By FDA - MediLexicon | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The FDA has approved Afinitor (everolimus) in combination with Aromasin (exemestane) for the treatment of some postmenopausal females with advanced hormone-receptor positive, HER2-negative brea......
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Working poor stand at center of Medicaid debate

Working poor stand at center of Medicaid debate | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Jose Gallegos' company eliminated employee health insurance to save money, so when his gut started hurting and his skin took on a yellow tinge, he resisted seeing a doctor....
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Breast cancer drug approved by FDA

Breast cancer drug approved by FDA | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The Federal Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treatment of advanced HR+ breast cancer, Novartis (NYSE: NCS) announced Friday....
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New Device Prepares Breast Cancer Survivors For Reconstruction Surgery - CBS Boston

New Device Prepares Breast Cancer Survivors For Reconstruction Surgery - CBS Boston | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A breast cancer survivor at UMass Medical School is using a remote-controlled device to prepare for breast reconstruction surgery....
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Doctor: breast cancer a top killer of Iranian women

Doctor: breast cancer a top killer of Iranian women | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Breast cancer is the third leading cause of death among Iranian women and 25,000 to 30,000 new cases are reported every year......
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Stress fuels breast cancer metastasis to bone

Stress fuels breast cancer metastasis to bone | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Stress can promote breast cancer cell colonization of bone, Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology investigators have discovered....
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Breast cancer charity’s abrupt end spurs call to investigate - Chicago Sun-Times

The sudden, unexplained shutdown last week of the Y-Me breast cancer support organization prompted a call by State Sen....
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Stop Trivializing Breast Cancer - Susan Milligan (usnews.com)

Stop Trivializing Breast Cancer - Susan Milligan (usnews.com) | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Breast cancer is a deadly illness and we need to stop using juvenile language to talk about it.
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Do Fertility Drugs Increase the Risk of Women Getting Breast Cancer? It Depends!

Do Fertility Drugs Increase the Risk of Women Getting Breast Cancer? It Depends! | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
New Study Adds to The Research of Whether Fertility Drugs Increase a Woman's Risk for Breast Cancer.
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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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Why Does Accountability Matter?

Why Does Accountability Matter? | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
While we can assume that every member of Congress, the Administration and state and local governments wants to see an end to breast cancer, what are they willing to do to get there?
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Mothers With Large Firstborns Have Double The Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer

Mothers With Large Firstborns Have Double The Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Surprising results of a study found that the weight of a mother’s firstborn correlates to her risk of breast cancer later in life....
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Breast cancer cells can turn off key immune response: study

Breast cancer cells can turn off key immune response: study | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
* Researchers discover ways to turn gene back on* Discovery could prevent cancer spreading* Clinical trials to start in 2-3 yearsBy Tan Ee LynHONG KONG, July 23 (Reuters) - Breast cancer cells candestroy......
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Abrupt end to breast cancer patient photo exhibit: Was Gathering Place right to take it down?

Abrupt end to breast cancer patient photo exhibit: Was Gathering Place right to take it down? | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Reaction to the move from the cancer support group was swift -- some positive, some negative, but always thoughtful....
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Drugs that act like ‘guided missiles’ in cancer treatment | ISRAEL21c

Drugs that act like ‘guided missiles’ in cancer treatment | ISRAEL21c | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A new drug delivery system puts thousands of toxic pharmaceutical molecules inside a targeted missile which goes off only when it reaches cancerous tissue....
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50Plus : Health : Top breast cancer myths debunked

50Plus : Health : Top breast cancer myths debunked | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
50Plus.com is the best News source for Boomers, Zoomers and Seniors looking for relevant Health, Sex, Travel, Money, Finance and Retirement information......
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Having a first baby weighing more than 8.25lbs 'can double risk of breast cancer in later life'

Having a first baby weighing more than 8.25lbs 'can double risk of breast cancer in later life' | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
It is believed that women with larger babies have increased levels of certain hormones including oestrogen, which are known to be associated with an increased risk of the disease....
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HTG Molecular Diagnostics Licenses Breast Cancer Marker Patent Portfolio From Merck

HTG Molecular Diagnostics, a privately held, Tucson-based developer of mRNA and miRNA gene expression-based cancer diagnostics, has been granted a ...
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One Fifth Of Breast Conserving Surgeries Require Reoperation

One Fifth Of Breast Conserving Surgeries Require Reoperation | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
About one fifth of female breast cancer patients who chose breast conserving surgery instead of mastectomy eventually need another operation, British researchers reported in the BMJ (Bri......
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Breast Cancer Molecular 'Post-It-Note' Warns Of Metastasis Spread Risk

Breast Cancer Molecular 'Post-It-Note' Warns Of Metastasis Spread Risk | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
According to a new report published in the BJC (British Journal of Cancer), a molecular post-it note added to breast cancer genes could identify the risk that the disease will spread i...
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