Breast Cancer

Inadequate Tx To Blame For Deadlier Breast Cancer In Men?

(MedPage Today) -- Over 60% of excess mortality pinned on clinical characteristics and undertreatment
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House Hunters Host Suzanne Whang Dies At 56

House Hunters' longtime host Suzanne Whang died Tuesday, 13 years after being diagnosed with breast cancer, her longtime partner Jeff Vezain announced in a Friday Facebook post. She was 56. Whang led the original iteration of the HGTV show from 1999...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Facebook, Social Media

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Brutal Toll Of Osteoporotic Fractures Revealed In New Nof Report

Osteoporotic fractures are responsible for more hospitalizations than heart attacks, strokes, and breast cancer. "The biggest surprise...is that things are worse than we thought," says one expert. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Stroke, Cancer, Oncology

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Women Rate Pbi, Wbi Equal For Cosmetic Results

(MedPage Today) -- Partial breast irradiation may be "good alternative" for some post-lumpectomy breast cancer patients
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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The Path Of Breast-to-brain Cancer Metastasis

Scientists have discovered a signaling pathway that breast tumors exploit to metastasize to the brain.
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Cancer, Oncology, Metastasis, Medical Research

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Roswell Park Moving Unique Immunotherapy Platform Forward With $6.42 Million Dod Grant

A team from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is moving a new three-part strategy for treating advanced cancers forward with support from a DoD grant that will fund a clinical trial in patients with brain-metastatic breast cancer.
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Cancer, Oncology, Clinical Trials

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Chemoprevention For Breast Cancer: A 'big Ask' Of Pcps

Chemoprevention for breast cancer should be discussed at well-woman care visits, but this is a 'big ask' of primary care physicians, says one who specializes in this area. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Screening For Breast Cancer In Men Has Increased Over Time

TUESDAY, Sept. 17, 2019 -- Screening for breast cancer in men has increased over time, with high sensitivity and specificity for mammographic screening, according to a study published online Sept. 17 in Radiology. Yiming Gao, M.D., from the New...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Cokie Roberts Has Died

Veteran journalist Cokie Roberts has died from breast cancer. She was 75. Read more...
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Breast Cancer Brain Metastases: New Initial Therapies

Studies show that targeted agents and immunotherapy may prove to be effective treatments. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Cancer, Oncology

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This Man Has Made It His Mission To Raise Awareness About Male Breast Cancer

Beating the Odds profiles people who despite their physical and health challenges, have pushed on to pursue their dreams and accomplish some incredible things. Read more...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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'the Undying' Catalogs The Unceasing Losses Of A Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Arriving the year before an election that could set healthcare and disability policy for decades, Anne Boyer's memoir warns us of the human costs of any system that prioritizes profit over lives.(Image credit: Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Penn's Angela Demichele, Md, Msce, Part Of Team Awarded Stand Up 2 Cancer Grant

A new $3 million grant to support a clinical trial evaluating a combination therapy to prevent triple-negative breast cancer from recurring, which will be led in the clinic by Angela DeMichele, MD, MSCE, the Alan and Jill Miller Professor in Breast...
Related topics: Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Clinical Trials

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Breast Cancer Drugs May Inflame Lungs Per Fda Safety Alert

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Related topics: Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology, Food And Drug Administration, Medical Research, Novartis, Merck & Co

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Penn's Angela Demichele, Md, Msce, Part Of Team Awarded Stand Up 2 Cancer Grant

A new $3 million grant to support a clinical trial evaluating a combination therapy to prevent triple-negative breast cancer from recurring, which will be led in the clinic by Angela DeMichele, MD, MSCE, the Alan and Jill Miller Professor in Breast...
Related topics: Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Clinical Trials

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Breast Cancer Drugs May Severely Inflame Lungs, Fda Warns

CDK 4/6 inhibitors may cause rare but severe inflammation of the lungs. Clinicians asked to watch for new or worsening respiratory symptoms. News Alerts
Related topics: Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology, Food And Drug Administration

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Heads' Up Dayton (oh) Folks

As part of our Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraising, we're helping out with Brunch & Beer at the 5th Street Brewpub in the St Anne's District: “Love, Hope & Faith” team for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk will be...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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How Breast Cancer Uses Exosomes To Metastasize To The Brain

In breast cancer, metastases to the brain often spell a death sentence; many women survive for less than a year after diagnosis. A new study reveals how the cancer is able to cross the blood-brain-barrier: by sending out exosomes that hijack the...
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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15 Things Cancer Survivors Want Everyone To Know

Post by Jess Richardson. When the phone rang with news of my breast cancer diagnosis on January 6, 2014, I knew I had a tough road ahead. However, I had no idea how much tougher it would be due to the constant fielding of awkward questions from...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Recognizing Signs And Symptoms Of Sepsis Can Save Lives

Sepsis kills more people every year than heart attacks, breast cancer and other diseases. However, a survey found that most Americans have no idea what it is. Most think it's a hospital-borne illness, but, in fact, 80% of people bring sepsis into...
Related topics: Sepsis, Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, Oncology, Polls

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