Breast Cancer News

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

Information plus patient preferences can help in sorting through reconstruction options, according to plastic and reconstructive surgeryDecision analysis techniques can help surgeons and patients...
Estrogen prepares cells to divide and even resist drugs for estrogen-positive breast cancers, according to new research investigating the role of the unfolded-protein response.
Perjeta, in combination with Herceptin® (trastuzumab) and chemotherapy (docetaxel), can extend survival in women with previously untreated, advanced HER2-positive breast cancer to over four and...
Most #BreastCancer patients who had prophylactic #mastectomy at peace with their decision http://t.co/byRyioRinu via @sciencecodex
Access to potentially life-extending cancer drugs varies significantly in different regions of the world, two new studies show at the ESMO 2014 Congress in Madrid, Spain.
Within the first 5 years after the birth of a child, women are at an increased risk of developing metastatic breast cancer.
Women with cancer in one breast often remove the other, despite most studies suggesting they will not live longer. A new study investigates how such women feel about their choice.
Going up a skirt size over a period of 10 years between your mid 20s and mid 60s is linked to a 33% greater risk of developing breast cancer after the menopause, finds a large observational study...
New technology and better screening strategies can lower the rate of false-positive results, which impose a substantial financial and psychological burden on women.
One of the lines of research of OILTEBIA, a European science project coordinated by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, is a method to detect breast cancer based on photoacoustics and which could...
A new microchip simulating the 'microenvironment' of a tumor may allow researchers to perfect a nanoparticle-based delivery system for cancer therapies.
More #BreastCancer patients using tattoos to cover mastectomy or breast reconstruction #scars. Here are some ideas: http://t.co/hmSQMSz8vV
Even long stretches of DNA that contain no genes at all can affect the risk of breast cancer, by physically interacting with genes elsewhere, a new study reports.
A large collaborative study provides new evidence that African-American women may be able to significantly reduce their risk of developing aggressive forms of breast cancer by breastfeeding.
A team of Stanford researchers has developed a protein therapy that disrupts the process that causes cancer cells to break away from original tumor sites, travel through the blood stream and start...
Want to understand why cancer cells metastasize? Think of Sparta.Ancient Greek warriors were fed a special diet that better prepared them for the demands of battle on distant fields.
Breast cancer experts around the world have issued a plea to researchers, academics, drug companies, funders and advocates to carry out high quality research and clinical trials for advanced breast...
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced the publication of a position statement by the European Menopause and...
Breast cancer experts around the world have issued a plea to researchers, academics, drug companies, funders and advocates to carry out high quality research and clinical trials for advanced breast...
Treatment with endocrine therapy and radiation therapy as part of breast conservation is the current standard of care for women with hormone-receptor positive (HR+) invasive breast cancer.
After Angelina Jolie's announcement of a double mastectomy after testing positive for a BRCA1 gene mutation last year, researchers say genetic testing referrals more than doubled.
In a healthcare climate where the costs of treatment are increasingly weighed against potential benefit, a Yale study has found that radiation oncologists are using fewer or less-aggressive radiation...
African-American women who have children but do not breastfeed have a higher risk for estrogen receptor and triple-negative breast cancer, a new study suggests.

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