Breast Cancer

Lower Cancer Screening Rates Tied To Later Primary Care Appointment Times

(MedPage Today) -- Breast/colorectal cancer screening prescriptions were highest at 8 a.m. and lowest at 5 p.m., study suggests
Related topics: Cancer, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Fracture Risk Tool Useful For Women On Aromatase Inhibitors

TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 -- The FRAX fracture risk tool can stratify fracture risk equally well among women receiving aromatase inhibitor (AI) therapy for breast cancer and nonusers of AI therapy, according to a study published online May 9 in the...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Soy Foods Linked To Fewer Fractures In Younger Breast Cancer Survivors

A new study has found that diets high in soy foods are associated with a decreased risk of osteoporotic bone fractures in pre-menopausal breast cancer survivors.
Related topics: Bone Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Menopause

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Merck's Keytruda Fails In Late-stage Breast Cancer Study

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Related topics: Merck & Co, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Pfizer

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Google Trained Its Ai To Predict Lung Cancer

Of all cancers worldwide, lung cancer is the deadliest. It takes more than 1.7 million lives per year -- more than breast, prostate and colorectal cancer combined. Part of the problem is that the majority of cancers aren't caught until later...
Related topics: Google, Lung Cancer, Cancer, Colon Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology

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These Johns Hopkins Students Are Slashing Breast Cancer Biopsy Costs

Over 2 million women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018. And while the diagnosis doesn’t have to be a death sentence for women in countries like the United States, in developing countries three times as many women die from the...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Biopsy

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Calories, Carbs, Fat, Fiber: Unraveling The Links Between Breast Cancer And Diet

A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect?(Image credit: Cavan Images/Getty Images/Cavan...
Related topics: Calories, Cancer, Oncology, Diet, Medical Research

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Solid Breast Cancer Results From Macrogenics Ahead Of Asco

MacroGenics announced additional details of the results from the Phase 3 Sophia study of margetuximab in patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer who have previously been treated with...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, American Society Of Clinical Oncology, Medical Research

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Rapid Id Of Tumor Cell Metabolism Aids Treatment

NIBIB-funded researchers used photoacoustic imaging for rapid measurement of metabolic rate of individual cells from breast tumors--information that can help guide treatment strategies.
Related topics: Cancer, Medical Research

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Marine Organisms Hold Promise For Treating Triple Negative Breast Cancer

More than 50 percent of cancer drugs currently used have originated from natural products. Researchers have received $801,000 from the Florida Department of Health for a project to investigate the use of marine natural compounds as potential...
Related topics: Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Marine Organisms Hold Promise For Treating Triple Negative Breast Cancer

More than 50 percent of cancer drugs currently used have originated from natural products. Researchers have received $801,000 from the Florida Department of Health for a project to investigate the use of marine natural compounds as potential...
Related topics: Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Her2-targeted Adc Elicits Responses In Breast, Gastric Tumors

(MedPage Today) -- Antitumor activity encouraging, with manageable safety profile
Related topics: Cancer

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Hormones Tied To Increased Breast Cancer Risk For Trans Women

(MedPage Today) -- Overall risk still lower than cisgender women, however, and small overall
Related topics: Hormones, Cancer, Oncology

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Low-fat Diet Could Be A Weapon Against Breast Cancer

WEDNESDAY, May 15, 2019 -- Health experts have long touted the benefits of a low-fat diet for preventing heart disease, but now a large study suggests it might do the same against breast cancer. Researchers found that eating low-fat foods reduced...
Related topics: Diet, Cancer, Oncology, Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research

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Big Data Helps Identify Better Way To Research Breast Cancer's Spread

Researchers are analyzing large volumes of data, often referred to as big data, to determine better research models to fight the spread of breast cancer and test potential drugs. Current models used in the lab frequently involve culturing cells on...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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I Lost My Husband To Breast Cancer A Year Ago. This Is What I Want You To Know.

Just like every other challenge and illness, Mike faced this one head-on with absolute optimism.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Bone Cells Suppress Cancer Metastases

A subpopulation of bone cells releases factors that can halt the growth of breast cancer that's traveled to the bone, putting the cells in stasis.
Related topics: Bone Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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How To Starve Triple Negative Breast Cancer

A team of Brazilian researchers has developed a strategy that slows the growth of triple negative breast cancer cells by cutting them off from two major food sources.
Related topics: Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Bioimpedance Spectroscopy May Identify Lymphedema Earlier

MONDAY, May 13, 2019 -- Use of an electrical current to measure extracellular fluid volume -- bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) -- may identify postoperative breast cancer patients at risk for lymphedema at an earlier stage, when intervention may...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Recent Developments In Breast Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Immunotherapy, PI3K inhibitor breakthroughs, skipping chemo in HER2-positive disease
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy

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