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HON - News : Can Fertility Treatments Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk?

HON - News : Can Fertility Treatments Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk? | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
"Whether or not a woman becomes pregnant on fertility drugs may affecther odds for breast cancer later, but more research is needed."
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Unsuccessful fertility drug users have reduced breast cancer risk, study suggests

Women using fertility drugs who did not conceive a 10-plus week pregnancy were at a statistically significant reduced risk of breast cancer compared to nonusers; however, women using the drugs who conceived a 10-plus week pregnancy had a...
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Mayo Clinic - Mammograms Decline After Task Force Recommendation

Mayo Clinic - Mammograms Decline After Task Force Recommendation | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Preventive mammography rates in women in their 40s have dropped nearly 6 percent nationwide since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended against routine mammograms for women in this age group, a Mayo Clinic analysis shows."

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Rhosin - New Drug For Stopping Growth Of Cancer Cells - MediLexicon

Rhosin - New Drug For Stopping Growth Of Cancer Cells - MediLexicon | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A new candidate drug developed by researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has shown to stop breast cancer cells from metastasizing, according to a report published online...

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Breast Cancers Can Change Biologically as They Progress and Relapse

Breast Cancers Can Change Biologically as They Progress and Relapse | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"In many women with recurrent breast cancer, the estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR), andhuman epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) status of their tumors changes between treatment for the primary tumor and relapse, a large retrospective study has found. The findings, published June 18 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, support previous studies that have also detected changes in these biomarkers during cancer progression"

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Seattle says a breast cancer survivor can swim in public pool without a top | wcsh6.com

Seattle says a breast cancer survivor can swim in public pool without a top | wcsh6.com | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

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After initially turning her away, the City of Seattle says a breast cancer survivor can swim topless at a public pool."

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Dune Medical's MarginProbe for Breast Cancer Surgery On Way to U.S. Approval

Dune Medical's MarginProbe for Breast Cancer Surgery On Way to U.S. Approval | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
An advisory panel of the FDA has voted nearly unanimously to recommend approval of Dune Medical's MarginProbe, a device that helps surgeons make sure that...

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Sequence analysis of mutations and translocations across breast cancer subtypes : Nature : Nature Publishing Group

Sequence analysis of mutations and translocations across breast cancer subtypes : Nature : Nature Publishing Group | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Breast carcinoma is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality in women worldwide, with an estimated 1.38 million new cases and 458,000 deaths in 2008 alone.

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Blood Test In Early Stage Breast Cancer May Predict Recurrence And Survival

Blood Test In Early Stage Breast Cancer May Predict Recurrence And Survival | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Testing the blood of early stage breast cancer patients for circulating tumor cells (CTCs) may predict their chance for recurrence and survival, and help identify which ones may need additiona...

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3 Large Insurers Promise To Keep Many Popular Features Of Health Law If High Court Strikes It Down - Kaiser Health News

3 Large Insurers Promise To Keep Many Popular Features Of Health Law If High Court Strikes It Down - Kaiser Health News | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"As speculation over the fate of the health care law heightens in anticipation of the Supreme Court ruling, at least three major insurers Monday promised to continue following some of the rules in the federal health law that are already in effect."

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Clinical Trial Focuses On New Drug For Metastatic Breast Cancer | njtoday.net – Everything New Jersey

Clinical Trial Focuses On New Drug For Metastatic Breast Cancer | njtoday.net – Everything New Jersey | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
NEW BRUNSWICK – Researchers at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) are enrolling patients for a clinical trial, which aims to evaluate a new drug f...

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Doctors try to make sense of cancer's genetic jumble - Living Beyond Breast Cancer

Doctors try to make sense of cancer's genetic jumble - Living Beyond Breast Cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

Advances in understanding cancer at the molecular level mean doctors can better select the drugs that will most help individual patients. To do so, they must identify which genetic mutations are driving the growth of a patient's tumor, and that shift is making their work much harder..

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This Week’s Triple, Tough Dose of Real Stories on Women with Cancer » Medical Lessons

This Week’s Triple, Tough Dose of Real Stories on Women with Cancer » Medical Lessons | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"It’s been a tough week on the breast cancer front.'

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Women with bigger breasts DO have higher risk of breast cancer, finds genetic study

Women with bigger breasts DO have higher risk of breast cancer, finds genetic study | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A study of 16,000 women found genetic mutations associated with breast size were also linked to the disease....
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Can Fertility Treatments Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk? (7/6/2012) | womenshealth.gov

Can Fertility Treatments Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk? (7/6/2012) | womenshealth.gov | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
"Whether or not a woman becomes pregenant on fertility drugs may affect her odds for breast cancer later on a new study suggests"
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Robin Roberts reaches out to local woman

Robin Roberts reaches out to local woman | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
It was the call of a
lifetime for a Toledo
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Really? The Claim: Eating Soy Increases the Risk of Breast Cancer

Really? The Claim: Eating Soy Increases the Risk of Breast Cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The phytoestrogens in soy products can mimic the behavior of estrogen, a hormone that fuels many breast cancers.
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We Should Be in a Race for Prevention, Not Cures

We Should Be in a Race for Prevention, Not Cures | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Taking better care of ourselves will go far to ease America's healthcare burdens.

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IVF in young women tied to breast cancer: study

IVF in young women tied to breast cancer: study | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Women who go through in vitro fertilization (IVF) early in life are at a higher risk of developing breast cancer compared to those who don't undergo the treatment, according to an Australian study.

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When Does Breast Cancer Spread?

When Does Breast Cancer Spread? | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
According to a study published in the Medical Journal of Australia, important information regarding prognosis can now be given to women who are diagnosed with early breast cancer.

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Number of younger women with breast cancer on the rise

Number of younger women with breast cancer on the rise | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Those with disease in their family history are more prone to developing ailment, official warns...

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Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Resistance - Genes Identified

Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Resistance - Genes Identified | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Chemotherapy before surgery is not always effective against some tumors.

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Christina Applegate Has No Emotional Connection To Reconstructed Breasts | Christina Applegate News | Contactmusic

Christina Applegate Has No Emotional Connection To Reconstructed Breasts | Christina Applegate News | Contactmusic | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Christina Applegate Has No Emotional Connection To Reconstructed Breasts | Breast Cancer Survivor Christina Applegate Is Still Struggling To Come To Terms With Undergoing A Double Mastectomy, Insisting She Feels 'Very Disconnected' With...
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Multiple Tumor Zones Need To Be Sampled In Breast Cancer - MediLexicon

Multiple Tumor Zones Need To Be Sampled In Breast Cancer - MediLexicon | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Certain short strands of RNA, known as microRNAs (miRNAs), have been linked to the progression and metastasis of breast cancer and may provide information about prognosis.

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MRI beats clinical exam for tracking breasttreatment response

MRI beats clinical exam for tracking breasttreatment response | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Magnetic resonance imaging better predicted pathologic responses to neoadjuvant chemotherapy for advanced breast cancer than did clinical assessment.

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