Breast Cancer

Taylor Swift Reveals Her Mom Is Battling A Brain Tumor: 'it's Just Been A Really Hard Time For Us...

Taylor Swift's mother, Andrea Swift, is fighting a brain tumor on top of her ongoing battle with breast cancer.Read more...
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Cancer, Oncology

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Puma Biotech's (pbyi) Breast Cancer Drug Nerlynx Aids Growth

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Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Novartis

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Virtual Reality And Breast Cancer, First Italian-american Study Shows Promising Results

Virtual Reality during chemotherapy shown to improve breast cancer patients' quality of life during the most stressful treatments, according to a recent study.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Chemotherapy

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Acid Reflux Drugs May Have Negative Side Effects For Breast Cancer Survivors

Acid reflux drugs that are sometimes recommended to ease stomach problems during cancer treatment may have an unintended side effect: impairment of breast cancer survivors' memory and concentration.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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How Lack Of Insurance Affects Breast Cancer Survival

FRIDAY, Jan. 17, 2020 -- Minority women with breast cancer are less likely to have insurance, which could lower their odds of survival, researchers say. "Having adequate health insurance for all could reduce the persistent racial outcome...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Activation Of A Distinct Genetic Pathway Can Slow The Progress Of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Activation of the BMP4 signalling pathway presents a new therapeutic strategy to combat metastatic breast cancer, a disease that has shown no reduction in patient mortality over the past 20 years.
Related topics: Genetics, Cancer, Oncology

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Losing Weight After Age 50 May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Lauren R. Teras, Alpa V. Patel, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Oncologists, obstetrician-gynecologists, weight loss specialists, family physicians, primary care physicians The goal of this study was...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Gynecology

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Hormone Resistance In Breast Cancer Linked To Dna 'rewiring'

Researchers have revealed changes to the 3D arrangement of DNA linked to treatment resistance in ER+ breast cancer.
Related topics: Hormones, Cancer, Oncology, DNA, Genetics, Medical Research

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Lack Of Insurance Tied To Later Stage Of Breast Cancer At Diagnosis

THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2020 -- Insurance status and access to care play an important role in racial disparities in stage of breast cancer at diagnosis, according to a study published online Jan. 9 in JAMA Oncology. Naomi Y. Ko, M.D., from the Boston...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Sabcs Expert Roundtable: Episode 5

]]>(MedPage Today) -- At the recent San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Hope S. Rugo, MD, Jennifer K. Litton, MD, and A. Jo Chien, MD, discussed new and potentially practice-changing data presented about advanced hormone receptor-positive breast...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Hormones

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Medical News Today: What Are The Symptoms Of Breast Cancer?

Here, discover the early symptoms of breast cancer in males and females. We also describe the types of breast cancer and their treatments.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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The Changing Landscape Of Her2-positive Breast Cancer

]]>(MedPage Today) -- New agents for the treatment of advanced HER2-positive breast cancer are coming soon to your clinic, according to Debu Tripathy, MD, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Speaking to MedPage Today at the...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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New Mechanism, Nf, May Safely Prevent And Reverse Obesity By Inhibiting Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor...

Obesity, a global epidemic, is a known contributor to several cancers, including breast, colon, and pancreatic. Stopping the obesity epidemic could be a critical aid in preventing and treating numerous cancers. Researchers with the laboratory of...
Related topics: Obesity, Cancer, Colon Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Biological Clock May Be Key To Reducing Heart Damage From Radiation

Treatment for breast cancer commonly includes radiation therapy, which offers good chances of success but comes with a serious long-term side effect: toxicity due to radiation that reaches the heart, causing DNA damage in healthy heart cells. Over...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, DNA, Genetics

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Early Immunorx Results In Tnbc 'put Us In A Difficult Position'

Major differences in the results of two separate studies with addition of immunotherapy in triple-negative breast cancer are making this space more complicated than clear, according to Dr Kathy Miller. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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The Big Number: Why Your Risks For 7 Types Of Cancer Could Be Reduced With Physical Activity

Research shows several exercises can be effective against these cancers: breast, colon, endometrial, kidney, liver, multiple myeloma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Related topics: Cancer, Colon Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Liver Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Lymphoma

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Updated Breast Cancer Guideline Refines Testing To Better Identify Patients Likely To Benefit From...

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO),have updated the guideline for estrogen and progesterone receptor (ER/PgR) testing in breast cancer.
Related topics: American Cancer Society, Cancer, Oncology, American Society Of Clinical Oncology, Estrogen

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Insurance Status Often Behind Breast Cancer Racial Disparities

]]>(MedPage Today) -- A large proportion of the racial disparities in breast cancer stage at diagnosis are influenced by health insurance status, with women covered by Medicaid or without insurance significantly more likely to have locally...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medicaid

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Elizabeth Hurley Is Pretty In Pink As She Raises Money For Breast Cancer Campaign

Elizabeth Hurley is rocking pink for a good cause. This weekend, the actress turned Instagram sensation shared a series of photos of herself rocking some very elegant pink dresses, accentuating some of the looks with pink shoes and handbags. As...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Instagram, Health Photos

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High Conversion Rate For Conservative Therapy In Tnbc

]]>(MedPage Today) -- Half of women with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) ineligible for breast-conserving therapy (BCT) converted to BCT eligibility following neoadjuvant chemotherapy, a subgroup analysis of a randomized trial showed. Of 141...
Related topics: Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy

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