Breast Cancer

Sunday Burquest, Former Survivor Star, Dies Of Cancer

Sunday Burquest, a contestant on Survivor: Millenials vs. Gen X, passed away on Sunday morning after a battle with esophageal and ovarian cancer, She was 50 years old. The former reality star had previously been diagnosed with breast cancer in...
Related topics: Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Oncology

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Risk-based Approach Developed To Triage Mammography Use

FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- Clinical indication and individual risk factors are associated with breast cancer detection and could help triage mammography examinations, according to a study published online March 25 in JAMA Network Open. Diana L....
Related topics: Mammography, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Brave Cops Fight Breast Cancer By Arresting People Using Pink Handcuffs

As it does every year, breast cancer awareness month starts in October. But officers at the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department are getting a head start on the pink parade by using pink handcuffs, pink badges, and other pink uniform accessories...
Related topics: Police, Cancer, Oncology

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Triple-negative Breast Cancers Not All The Same

(MedPage Today) -- Certain histological subtypes of triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) were more aggressive with worse treatment response and clinical course compared with others, researchers reported. A cohort study of 8,479 patients with rare...
Related topics: Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Blocking A Protein Could Help Overcome Cancer Resistance To Parp Inhibitors

Researchers have found that blocking a specific protein could increase tumor sensitivity to treatment with PARP inhibitors. Their work suggests combining treatments could lead to improved therapy for patients with inheritable breast cancers.
Related topics: Proteins, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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The Future Of Cancer For Americans

THURSDAY, April 8, 2021 -- At first glance, it appears that little will change between now and 2040 when it comes to the types of cancers that people develop and that kill them, a new forecast shows. Breast, melanoma, lung and colon cancers are...
Related topics: Cancer, Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Skin Cancer, Oncology, Melanoma

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Changes In Cancer Incidence, Deaths Expected By 2040

THURSDAY, April 8, 2021 -- Cancer incidence and death are expected to change by 2040, with breast cancer remaining the most common cancer followed by melanoma, then lung cancer, according to a study published online April 7 in JAMA Network...
Related topics: Cancer, Lung Cancer, Skin Cancer, Oncology, Melanoma, Medical Research

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Gilead (gild) Gets Full Approval For Breast Cancer Drug Trodelvy

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Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Astrazeneca

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Interval Cancers Down With Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

WEDNESDAY, April 7, 2021 -- Women undergoing screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) have a lower interval cancer rate compared with those screened with digital mammography (DM) alone, according to a study published online April 6 in...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Mammography, Medical Research

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Breast Cancer Centers Urge Annual Scans, Counter To U.s. Guidelines

A panel recommends biennial screenings, starting at 50, but a new study took issue with the way hundreds of centers are telling women 40 and up to come in yearly. Some experts contend that frequent mammograms can “do more harm than good.”
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Mammography

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Gilead's (gild) Breast Cancer Drug Maa Validated By Ema

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Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Astrazeneca

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Cancer Screening Rebounds After Covid-related Decline

(MedPage Today) -- After a dramatic decline during the initial COVID-19 surge in 2020, routine screening for breast and colorectal cancers rebounded to normal rates by summer, despite an ongoing second surge of the pandemic, national data showed...
Related topics: Cancer, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology

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‘breast Cancer Bucket List’: Jim Klock, Chad Lindberg, Jamie Kaler & More Join Kelly Hu...

EXCLUSIVE: Jim Klock, Chad Lindberg, Jamie Kaler and Jane Sibbett have boarded The Ninth House’s independent feature Breast Cancer Bucket List.  The film, directed by Roxy Shih, follows Brenda Lee, played by Kelly Hu, who is diagnosed with...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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José Baselga, Pioneer In Breast Cancer Treatment, Dies At 61

The Spanish oncologist combined clinical practice with laboratory research on Herceptin and other drugs that helped extend or save the lives of millions of women.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Safety Reassurance For Major Class Of Diabetes Drugs

(MedPage Today) -- GLP-1 receptor agonists weren't tied to increased risk for incident breast cancer, new research indicated. In a systematic review and meta-analysis of 52 randomized, controlled trials, rates of breast cancer were nearly...
Related topics: Diabetes, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Predicting Future Breast Cancer With Precision

Ductal carcinoma in situ (or DCIS) is a condition where some of the cells lining the ducts of the breast tissue have started to turn into cancer cells. It’s an example of something known as a pre-invasive cancer – the abnormal cells are all...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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A Leap Forward In Research On Car T Cell Therapy

A study looked into how CAR T immunotherapy could be used to treat solid tumors in addition to leukemias. The programming of CAR T cells opens avenues for applying cell therapies to, for example, breast cancer or ovarian cancer in the future.
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Oncology

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Op-ed: Race Has No Place In Precision Oncology

(MedPage Today) -- Imagine this. A 35-year-old woman has just been diagnosed with breast cancer. Her doctor encourages her to consider germline genetic testing, explaining that it could help pick the best treatment for her – and may answer...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Genetics

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Electromagnetic Fields Hinder Spread Of Breast Cancer

Electricity may slow – and in some cases, stop – the speed at which breast cancer cells spread through the body, a new study indicates. The research also found that electromagnetic fields might hinder the amount of breast cancer cells that...
Related topics: Electromagnetic Fields, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Time To Revisit Distant Nodal Status In Breast Cancer Curability?

(MedPage Today) -- Patients with breast cancer with distant lymph node metastases (DLNM) had similar survival to that of patients with regional node involvement and significantly better survival than those with non-DLNM distant spread, an analysis...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Lymph Nodes

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