Breast Cancer News

The latest breast cancer and reconstruction news from trusted resources all over the web.

Circulating tumor cell (CTC) clusters - clumps of from 2 to 50 tumor cells that break off a primary tumor and are carried through the bloodstream - appear to be much more likely to cause metastasis...
Exercises after #Mastectomy & #BreastReconstruction to help you get your range of motion back http://t.co/mQF6mcUrMZ
Breast cancer can be classified into ten different subtypes, and scientists have developed a tool to identify which is which.
For those affected, breast cancer is a dramatic diagnosis. Patients often have to endure chemotherapy and surgery, which, depending on the individual scenario, may mean breast conserving surgery or...
Binge eating, an eating disorder in which a person frequently consumes unusually large amounts of food in a short period of time, affects about 5 to 10 percent of U.S.
A protein named p66ShcA shows promise as a biomarker to identify breast cancers with poor prognoses, according to research published ahead of print in the journal Molecular and Cellular Biology.
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have developed a new integrated approach to pinpoint the genetic "drivers" of cancer, uncovering eight genes that could be viable for targeted...
A recent study has found that in states with higher Medicaid payments for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries were more likely to be screened for breast cancer, cervical cancer, and colorectal...
New research examining state-specific differences in Medicaid policies may be having an impact on screening for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer.
Preventive #mastectomy does not extend the lives of #breastcancer patients, but why are we ignoring quality of life? http://t.co/L9mAlg4Pla
Pfizer Inc. has announced that the company has initiated a multi-center, open-label expanded access program (EAP) in the United States for the investigational CDK 4/6 inhibitor, palbociclib.
Two Northwestern University scientists have identified a biomarker strongly associated with basal-like breast cancer, a highly aggressive carcinoma that is resistant to many types of chemotherapy.
Scientists have made it easier to predict both breast cancer relapses and responses to chemotherapy, through the identification of a unique gene.
In a new study, overweight and obese breast cancer patients exhibited a 52% lower rate of recurrence and a 28-month delay in recurrence if they were regularly taking NSAIDs.
A leukemia drug called dasatinib shows promise for treating skin, breast and several other cancers, according to researchers at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.
Less than 42 percent of women underwent breast reconstruction following a mastectomy for cancer, and the factors associated with foregoing reconstruction included being black, having a lower...

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