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Mother who was to walk down Breast Cancer Care catwalk with daughter speaks of anguish at child's death

Mother who was to walk down Breast Cancer Care catwalk with daughter speaks of anguish at child's death | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
MARIE RUSSELL has pledged she won't let her daughter Mandy McMillan down and take to the stage in her memory.
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Genetics and breast cancer: Testing makes choices clearer

Genetics and breast cancer: Testing makes choices clearer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Triveni Gurikar, with no known family history of breast cancer, went for a routine mammogram every year. A month after her 49th birthday, digital imaging revealed a lump in her right breast.
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Breast Cancer Articles | Mainstream & Holistic Treatments & Therapies | 4wholeness.com

Breast Cancer Articles | Mainstream & Holistic Treatments & Therapies | 4wholeness.com | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
View breast cancer articles from the folks at 4wholeness.com. Explore and connect with a full spectrum of healing and wellness disciplines.
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How can social media impact treatment, research?

How can social media impact treatment, research? | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
BOSTON—Roger Chafe, PhD, director of pediatric research at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, discussed the intersection of social media and more traditional media at the Medicine 2.0...
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Scientists hope gene breakthrough could help men with breast cancer

Scientists hope gene breakthrough could help men with breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Scientists have found a gene which can increase the risk of male breast cancer by 50 per cent, after the world's largest study into the disease.
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Trastuzumab emtansine extends life in HER2 breast cancer

Trastuzumab emtansine extends life in HER2 breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Trastuzumab emtansine significantly improved survival in HER2positive metastatic breast cancer compared with lapatinib plus capecitabine.
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Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill requiring extra warnings on mammograms - Marin Independent Journal

Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill requiring extra warnings on mammograms - Marin Independent Journal | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill requiring extra warnings for the 40 percent of women over the age of 40 who have breast tissue dense enough to mask or mimic cancers on mammograms.
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My Semicolon Life: Tracing my family's cancer history

My Semicolon Life: Tracing my family's cancer history | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
USA TODAY music critic Brian Mansfield gets help with the genealogical side of his cancer story.
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CiteULike: Digoxin Use and the Risk of Breast Cancer in Women

CiteULike: Digoxin Use and the Risk of Breast Cancer in Women | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Robert J. Biggar, Jan Wohlfahrt, Anna Oudin, Thomas Hjuler, Mads Melbye. Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol. 29, No. 16. (1 June 2011), pp. 2165-2170, doi:10.1200/JCO.2010.32.8146.
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Breast cancer survivor gets resources in libraries - Health - CBC News

Breast cancer survivor gets resources in libraries - Health - CBC News | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Librarians in Nova Scotia are working with a breast cancer organization to stock their shelves with books to help women, and their families, cope with the disease.
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An International 'Dream Team' Against Breast Cancer - MediLexicon

An International 'Dream Team' Against Breast Cancer - MediLexicon | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The Vall d'Hebron Breast Cancer Unit, the Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO) and SOLTI, an academic breast cancer research group , are heading up a multi-centre international study involvi...
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GM foods will give huge great horrible breast cancers

GM foods will give huge great horrible breast cancers | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
That's the takeaway message from a new scientific paper just released...
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Risk of Brain Metastasis After Breast-Conserving Therapy Varies Markedly Between Tumor Subtypes - Chemotherapy Advisor

Risk of Brain Metastasis After Breast-Conserving Therapy Varies Markedly Between Tumor Subtypes - Chemotherapy Advisor | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Patients undergoing breast-conserving therapy for triple-negative, HER2, and luminal-B breast cancers suffer higher rates of subsequent brain metastasis than do patients with other breast cancer subtypes.
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Breast & Ovarian | Moon Shots Program - The Time is Now. | MD Anderson

Breast & Ovarian | Moon Shots Program - The Time is Now. | MD Anderson | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"Women with high-grade serous ovarian cancer or triple-negative breast cancer face a much higher mortality rate. Triple-negative breast cancer is more likely to strike minority women and those under age 50."

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Breast cancer genetics study dubbed "giant step"

Breast cancer genetics study dubbed "giant step" | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Research co-leader notes importance of work that found four main types of the disease, offering hope of better drug targeting...
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More Breast Cancer Treatments Hinted in Study

More Breast Cancer Treatments Hinted in Study | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
New findings are reshaping the understanding of breast cancer, pointing to the use of drugs approved for other cancers. “This is the road map for how we might cure breast cancer in the future,” a researcher said.
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Critics Call for More Specificity in FDA's Guidance for Accelerated Breast Cancer Drug Approval - Chemotherapy Advisor

Critics Call for More Specificity in FDA's Guidance for Accelerated Breast Cancer Drug Approval - Chemotherapy Advisor | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Industry groups and professional organizations are calling on the FDA to clarify key definitions in its new draft guidance for accelerated breast cancer drug approval.
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Excess weight bodes poorly for HRpositive breast cancer

Excess weight bodes poorly for HRpositive breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
Overweight and obese women with hormone receptor HRpositive operable breast cancer have an increased risk of disease recurrence and death.
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NewsTimes.com : Life after treatment: Cancer rehab programs provide services for survivors

NewsTimes.com : Life after treatment: Cancer rehab programs provide services for survivors | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"The whirlwind of treatments that followed Heidi Taylor's breast cancer diagnosis -- a mastectomy, chemotherapy, radiation -- left her with limited motion in the arm. An activity as simple as reaching up and grabbing an item off a shelf became difficult and painful for the 36-year-old Trumbull resident. "

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Genetics and Breast Cancer: Testing makes Choices Clearer

Genetics and Breast Cancer: Testing makes Choices Clearer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it

"She decided to have genetic testing because she “knew too little of her family history” in Madras, India."

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Surgeon retires to spend time helping African women with breast cancer | Religion | Macon.com

Surgeon retires to spend time helping African women with breast cancer | Religion | Macon.com | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
ATLANTA -- Midway down a narrow second floor hallway at the Winship Cancer Institute, away from the hum of nurses ushering cancer patients into exam rooms, Dr.
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DETROIT: Her own breast cancer brought woman to activism | Health | The Bellingham Herald

DETROIT: Her own breast cancer brought woman to activism | Health | The Bellingham Herald | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The way Dee Dee Ricks sees it, affordable health care is not a political or an economic issue; it's a moral imperative for America.
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An International 'Dream Team' Against Breast Cancer - MediLexicon

An International 'Dream Team' Against Breast Cancer - MediLexicon | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
The Vall d'Hebron Breast Cancer Unit, the Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO) and SOLTI, an academic breast cancer research group , are heading up a multi-centre international study involvi...
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Breast cancer survivor trumps triple-negative | Local News | Prince George Citizen

Breast cancer survivor trumps triple-negative | Local News | Prince George Citizen | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
PRINCEGEORGE As an aspiring medical student on the cusp of beginning her new career, Wendie den Brok had a basic awareness of the physiological effects of cancer.But nothing could have prepared her for the news she had Stage 4 progression of the...
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'Parenthood': Kristina starts the fight against breast cancer

'Parenthood':  Kristina starts the fight against breast cancer | Breast Cancer News | Scoop.it
“Parenthood” returned on Sept.18 with the all-new episode, “Left Field,” which ends with some tragic news for Kristina (Monica Potter) and Adam (Peter Krause):...
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