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Controversies in the Management of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ | ASCO Connection

Controversies in the Management of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ | ASCO Connection | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
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Chemoprevention for Breast Cancer Risk Reduction: A Missed Opportunity | ASCO Connection

Chemoprevention for Breast Cancer Risk Reduction: A Missed Opportunity | ASCO Connection | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
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Diabetes linked to breast cancer

Diabetes linked to breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Post-menopausal women who have Type 2 diabetes appear to have a 27% greater risk of developing breast cancer, experts say.
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Cloned receptor paves way for new breast and prostate cancer treatment

Cloned receptor paves way for new breast and prostate cancer treatment | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Researchers have cloned a T-cell receptor that binds to an antigen associated with prostate cancer and breast cancer.
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Breast Cancer and the Environment: A Life Course Approach - Institute of Medicine

Breast Cancer and the Environment: A Life Course Approach - Institute of Medicine | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
More than 230,000 new cases of breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in the United States in 2011.
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Mammography's Benefits Outweigh Harms for Older Women: Study (9/13/2012) | womenshealth.gov

Mammography's Benefits Outweigh Harms for Older Women: Study (9/13/2012) | womenshealth.gov | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Overdiagnosed cancers are those found during screening that would never have given rise to symptoms during a woman's lifetime and would not have been found without the mammogram."

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Breast Cancer and Mammogram

KTTV-LA FOX news interview on a recent study showing that women under the age of 30, who have a BRCA gene mutation, may increase their risk of breast cancer ...
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Anthracycline, Trastuzumab for Breast CA Up Heart Failure Risk

Anthracycline, Trastuzumab for Breast CA Up Heart Failure Risk | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Risk of heart failure and/or cardiomyopathy up for women with incident, invasive breast cancer.
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New Device May Reduce Repeat Breast Cancer Surgeries (9/12/2012) | womenshealth.gov

New Device May Reduce Repeat Breast Cancer Surgeries (9/12/2012) | womenshealth.gov | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"The device, called MarginProbe, emits an electric field and senses a return signal from the tissue examined. Cancerous tissue provides a different electromagnetic signature than normal tissue, the researchers explained. "

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First comprehensive review of European breast cancer screening programs finds benefits outweigh harm

First comprehensive review of European breast cancer screening programs finds benefits outweigh harm | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A major review of breast cancer screening services in Europe has concluded that the benefits of screening in terms of lives saved outweigh the harms caused by over-diagnosis.
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'Chemo Brain' After Breast Cancer Backed by Study (9/7/2012) | womenshealth.gov

'Chemo Brain' After Breast Cancer Backed by Study (9/7/2012) | womenshealth.gov | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Breast cancer patients treated with chemotherapy are at risk for mild mental deficits known collectively as "chemo brain," a new study finds."

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Larger Everolimus Trials Needed for Breast Cancer Subpopulations - Chemotherapy Advisor

Larger Everolimus Trials Needed for Breast Cancer Subpopulations - Chemotherapy Advisor | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Improved patient selection is needed to assess everolimus for advanced breast cancer among patient subpopulations other than those with ER+ tumors.
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'It's hugely emotional': Emma Stone joins her breast cancer-survivor mother Krista in touching portrait to raise awareness of the disease

'It's hugely emotional': Emma Stone joins her breast cancer-survivor mother Krista in touching portrait to raise awareness of the disease | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Emma Stone and her triple-negative breast cancer survivor mother Krista lovingly embrace in Revlon's first public service campaign, Your Lips Can Save Lives...
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Accelerated Partial-Breast Irradiation Compares Favorably with Whole-Breast Irradiation | ASCO Connection

Accelerated Partial-Breast Irradiation Compares Favorably with Whole-Breast Irradiation | ASCO Connection | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
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Bristol's month-long observation of fight against breast cancer

Bristol's month-long observation of fight against breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Bright pink and hot music will be out in full force across the Twin City in October to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, local officials announced Thursday.
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Obesity and breast cancer: Food, consumer products and environment connections

Obesity and breast cancer: Food, consumer products and environment connections | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The discussion continues as even more research points to obesity as a risk factor for breast cancer.
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Breast cancer research appeal launched in Nottingham

Breast cancer research appeal launched in Nottingham | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A NEW appeal to raise £50,000 a year for breast cancer research in Nottingham has been launched.One person is diagnosed with breast cancer every 10 minutes in the UK, and Nottingham Hospitals...
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Breast cancer survivors may face second threat: heart failure

Breast cancer survivors may face second threat: heart failure | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Women who have survived breast cancer may have to fight another killer down the road -- heart failure, researchers report.
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AdvancedStage Cancer Patients Often Reluctant to Exercise

AdvancedStage Cancer Patients Often Reluctant to Exercise | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Reasons include therapyrelated symptoms no recognition of effect on symptoms lack of advice.
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X-Rays May Up Breast Cancer Risk for Women With Certain Genes: Study (9/7/2012) | womenshealth.gov

X-Rays May Up Breast Cancer Risk for Women With Certain Genes: Study (9/7/2012) | womenshealth.gov | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Between 2006 and 2009, 43 percent of the women were diagnosed with breast cancer. A history of any exposure to radiation from chest X-rays or mammograms between age 20 and 29 increased the risk of breast cancer by 43 percent, and any exposure before the age of 20 increased the risk by 62 percent, the researchers found. Exposure between ages 30 and 39 did not increase the risk of breast cancer, they noted."

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Some Screens Miss Spread of Breast Cancer: Study (9/12/2012) | womenshealth.gov

Some Screens Miss Spread of Breast Cancer: Study (9/12/2012) | womenshealth.gov | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"In a new study, three types of screening methods used to determine whether breast cancer has spread to other parts of the body only spotted a small portion of tumors that had done so."

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Kathy Bates recovering from double mastectomy

Kathy Bates recovering from double mastectomy | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
FILE - This Jan. 27, 2012 file photo shows actress Kathy Bates arriveing at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards at the Soho House, in Los Angeles.
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Breast Cancer Treatment Regimens - Chemotherapy Advisor

Breast Cancer Treatment Regimens - Chemotherapy Advisor | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A chemotherapy regimen chart for the treatment of breast cancer.
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New Device May Reduce Repeat Breast Cancer Surgeries

New Device May Reduce Repeat Breast Cancer Surgeries | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"A new device meant to help surgeons determine in the operating room if they have removed all cancerous breast cancer tissue may help reduce repeat surgeries after lumpectomy without compromising cosmetic effects, according to a new study."

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