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A bias toward positive end points is seen in published studies of breast cancer trials

A bias toward positive end points is seen in published studies of breast cancer trials | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A third of all trials that failed to show a statistically significant benefit for the treatment under investigation focused on other, less important outcomes in order to put a positive spin on the results, according to a recent study.
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Transition in cell type parallels treatment response, disease progression in breast cancer

Transition in cell type parallels treatment response, disease progression in breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
A process that normally occurs in developing embryos – the changing of one basic cell type into another – has also been suspected of playing a role in cancer metastasis.
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Study Shows Half of Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients May Safely Avoid Chemotherapy

Study Shows Half of Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients May Safely Avoid Chemotherapy | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The MammaPrint breast cancer test can dramatically reduce the number of women who need to undergo chemotherapy to treat the disease, according to a newly published study.
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Genetic mutation might signal breast cancer metastasis

Genetic mutation might signal breast cancer metastasis | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"A variant of the KLF6 tumor suppressor gene has been implicated in a recent study as a key driver of breast cancer metastasis that distinguishes between indolent and lethal early-stage disease. The variant, KLF6-SV1, provides a potential therapeutic target for invasive breast cancer."

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Eating Veggies Linked With Lower Risk Of Breast Cancer, Study Finds

Eating Veggies Linked With Lower Risk Of Breast Cancer, Study Finds | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Including lots of nutrient-rich vegetables in your diet is associated with a decreased risk of a specific type of breast cancer, according to a new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
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Why mastectomies are on the rise - The Boston Globe

Why mastectomies are on the rise - The Boston Globe | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Mastectomies are back in vogue: Blame it on certain celebrities who appeared to bounce back easily after having recent double mastectomies, or blame it on the overwhelming need to have some peace of mind after receiving a frightening breast cancer...
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Quantum dots deliver Vitamin D to tumors for possible inflammatory breast cancer treatment

Quantum dots deliver Vitamin D to tumors for possible inflammatory breast cancer treatment | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The shortened daylight of a Maine winter may make for long, dark nights – but it has shone a light on a novel experimental approach to fighting inflammatory breast cancer (IBC), an especially deadly form of breast cancer.
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World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"World Cancer Day is a chance to raise our collective voices in the name of improving general knowledge around cancer and dismissing misconceptions about the disease. From a global level, we will be focusing our messaging on the four myths above. In addition to being in-line with our global advocacy goals, we believe these overarching myths leave a lot of flexibility for members, partners and supporters to adapt and expand on for their own needs."

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World Cancer Day 2013

World Cancer Day 2013 | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
February 4th is World Cancer Day, a time when organizations and individuals around the world send a message: Ending cancer should be a global health priority.
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In Breast Cancer Metastasis, Researchers Identify Possible Drug Target

In Breast Cancer Metastasis, Researchers Identify Possible Drug Target | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The spread of breast cancer to distant organs within the body, an event that often leads to death, appears in many cases to involve the loss of a key protein, according to UC San Francisco research...
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Pregnant woman shaves head as she begins chemo for breast cancer - Lifestyle - Ohio

Pregnant woman shaves head as she begins chemo for breast cancer - Lifestyle - Ohio | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Michelle Lang-Schock cringed as her mother slowly eased electric clippers through her shoulder-length hair.
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Think pink: Caravan leaves trail of support for breast cancer sufferers in the UAE

Think pink: Caravan leaves trail of support for breast cancer sufferers in the UAE | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The Pink Caravan was accompanied by 150 horse-riders as it began a 10-day journey covering 320km across the seven emirates on Saturday.The Pink Caravan raises awareness about breast cancer and stresses the importance of early detection.
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Woman Battles Breast Cancer While Pregnant, Part 2

Woman Battles Breast Cancer While Pregnant, Part 2 | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
On Thursday, we introduced viewers to a woman from Sharon who is fighting breast cancer while she's pregnant. Today, viewers will hear more about how she's battling the disease and how the baby is doing so far.
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3 reasons why patients should use social media

3 reasons why patients should use social media | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
There’s been a lot of talk over the last year or so about the benefits (and some drawbacks) of physicians using social media.
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Online discussion of drug side effects and discontinuation among breast cancer survivors - Mao - 2013 - Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety - Wiley Online Library

Online discussion of drug side effects and discontinuation among breast cancer survivors - Mao - 2013 - Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety - Wiley Online Library | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

'While patients often use the internet as a medium to search for and exchange health-related information, little is known about the extent to which patients use social media to discuss side effects related to medications. We aim to understand the frequency and content of side effects and associated adherence behaviors discussed by breast cancer patients related to using aromatase inhibitors (AIs), with particular emphasis on AI-related arthralgia."

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Dieting on radiation therapy may improve outcomes for breast cancer patients: New clinical trial to begin

Dieting on radiation therapy may improve outcomes for breast cancer patients: New clinical trial to begin | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
In February, researchers will begin a first-of-its-kind clinical trial that uses calorie restriction to help treat early stage breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy.
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St. Petersburg woman makes lingerie for breast cancer survivors

St. Petersburg woman makes lingerie for breast cancer survivors | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Heather Joie knows what it's like to deal with breast cancer — even as a survivor.
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Dr. Jason Eberhart-Phillips: Plain talk about breast cancer screening

Dr. Jason Eberhart-Phillips: Plain talk about breast cancer screening | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
ITS TIME TO HAVE an honest conversation about screening for breast cancer, to promote a public dialogue based more on facts and less on politics, self-interest and fear.
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BMC Cancer | Abstract | Metabolic syndrome biomarkers and early breast cancer in Saudi women: evidence for the presence of a systemic stress response and/or a pre-existing metabolic syndrome-relate...

BMC Cancer | Abstract | Metabolic syndrome biomarkers and early breast cancer in Saudi women: evidence for the presence of a systemic stress response and/or a pre-existing metabolic syndrome-relate... | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Obesity has been linked to many adverse health consequences, including breast cancer. This study aims to determine adipocytokine and other biological changes in recently diagnosed breast cancer patients before therapy is started.
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Differences In Tissue Stiffness Have Potential To Aid In Diagnosis, Therapy Of Breast Cancer - MediLexicon

Differences In Tissue Stiffness Have Potential To Aid In Diagnosis, Therapy Of Breast Cancer - MediLexicon | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The texture of breast cancer tissue differs from that of healthy tissue. Using a cutting-edge tissue diagnostic device, a group of researchers in Basel, Switzerland, has determined one key differ
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Saying goodbye: Seeing a patient just admitted to hospice care

Saying goodbye: Seeing a patient just admitted to hospice care | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
What am I going to say to someone I've treated for twenty years, who's my age and just been admitted to hospice care?
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Cost of Cancer Care - ASCO

Cost of Cancer Care - ASCO | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Choosing Wisely®: ASCO Identifies Five Key Opportunities in Oncology to Improve Value of Patient Care







Also See:



• ABIM Foundation Choosing Wisely® Campaign ...
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BMC Cancer | Abstract | The potential prognostic value of connexin 26 and 46 expression in neoadjuvant-treated breast cancer

BMC Cancer | Abstract | The potential prognostic value of connexin 26 and 46 expression in neoadjuvant-treated breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Several classification systems are available to assess pathological response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer, but reliable biomarkers to predict the efficiency of primary systemic therapy (PST) are still missing.
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CiteULike: Performance of FDG PET/CT in the Clinical Management of Breast Cancer

CiteULike: Performance of FDG PET/CT in the Clinical Management of Breast Cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"n this analysis, the role of metabolic imaging with fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) in breast cancer is reviewed. The analysis was limited to recent works by using state-of-the-art positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) technology. "

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Breast cancer patients share aromatase inhibitor experiences online

Breast cancer patients share aromatase inhibitor experiences online | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Aromatase inhibitors (AI) are prescribed for postmenopausal women with estrogen-positive breast cancers. These drugs are preferable to tamoxifen. They do not ca
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