Breast Cancer

Overscreening For Cancer Common Among Older Adults

FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2020 -- Almost half of older U.S. adults report being screened for colorectal, cervical, or breast cancer beyond recommended upper age limits, particularly women living in metropolitan areas, according to a study published online...
Related topics: Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Treating Breast Cancer During Covid-19: 'indispensable'

In the midst of a pandemic, how can oncologists best continue therapy for their patients with breast cancer? The experts define treatment protocols and priorities. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Ancestry Launched A New Next-generation Sequencing Tool

Ancestry launched a new next-generation sequencing product that'll screen users for genes associated with breast cancer and heart disease.
Related topics: Genetics, Cancer, Oncology, Cardiovascular Disease

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A Normal Dna Repair Process Can Become A Major Source Of Mutations In Cancer

The mechanism unveiled triggers a mutation fog, causing hundreds of mutations in each tumor, which spread through the genome of lung, head-and-neck and breast cancers. Researchers have identified the antiviral APOBEC3A enzyme as the major cause of...
Related topics: DNA, Genetics, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Enzymes

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Mit Ai System Knows When To Make A Medical Diagnosis Or Defer To An Expert

AI can now detect lung, breast, brain, skin and cervical cancer. But in the world of medical AI, figuring out when to rely on experts versus algorithms is still tricky. It’s not simply a matter of who is “better” at making a diagnosis or...
Related topics: Lung Cancer, Brain Tumors, Skin Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Algorithms

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Few U.s. Women Know About Cancer That Develops Near Breast Implants: Study

THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 -- There's a low level of awareness among American women about a form of lymphoma that can occur around breast implants, a new study finds. Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is an immune...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Lymphoma

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Postmenopausal Estrogen Alone Lowers Breast Cancer Cases, Deaths

Prior use of conjugated equine estrogen decreased both breast cancer incidence and mortality, a new study has shown. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Estrogen, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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‘liquid Biopsy’ Tech Contributes To Successful Clinical Trial For Detecting Breast Cancer...

Accurately diagnosing the spread of cancer often involves painful and invasive biopsy procedures. The use of a “liquid biopsy,” which involves a simple blood draw, has been shown in a five-year clinical trial to accurately detect and...
Related topics: Biopsy, Clinical Trials, Cancer, Oncology

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Indigenous American Ancestry Tied To Her2+ Breast Cancer

TUESDAY, July 28, 2020 -- Indigenous American (IA) origin could partly contribute to the higher incidence of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive (HER2+) breast cancer in Latinas, according to a study recently published in Cancer...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Burden Of Pre-, Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Up Worldwide

TUESDAY, July 28, 2020 -- There is evidence of an increasing burden of premenopausal and postmenopausal breast cancer worldwide, according to a study published in the August issue of The Lancet Global Health. Emily Heer, from Alberta Health...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, The Lancet

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A New Way To Target Cancers Using 'synthetic Lethality'

Researchers report that inhibiting a key enzyme caused human cancer cells associated with two major types of breast and ovarian cancer to die and in mouse studies reduced tumor growth.
Related topics: Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Enzymes

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Study Finds Global Trends In Women's Breast Cancer Show Cause For Concern

Breast cancer rates among women globally are on the rise, but new research is uncovering trends related to age and where you live that could help target prevention measures to improve the situation.
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Survival Effect Of Pcr Elusive In Breast Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Neoadjuvant therapy that resulted in pathologic complete response (pCR) reduced the risk of breast cancer recurrence by 80%, pooled data from a phase II clinical trial platform showed. The results held up across all breast...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Clinical Trials

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Fasting Diet Could Boost Breast Cancer Therapy

A team of scientists has found that a fasting-mimicking diet combined with hormone therapy has the potential to help treat breast cancer, according to newly published animal studies and small clinical trials in humans.
Related topics: Diet, Cancer, Oncology, Hormones, Clinical Trials

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New Nano Drug Candidate Kills Aggressive Breast Cancer Cells

Researchers at the University of Arkansas have developed a new nano drug candidate that kills triple negative breast cancer cells. Triple negative breast cancer is one of the most aggressive and fatal types of breast cancer. The research will...
Related topics: Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Breast Cancer Care Becomes Troubling Casualty Of Covid-19 Pandemic

Screenings have resumed, but long-term effects of delays are unknown.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Widening Cancer Gene Testing Is Cost Effective And Could Prevent Millions Of Cancer Cases

Screening entire populations for breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations could prevent millions more breast and ovarian cancer cases across the world compared to current clinical practice, according to an international study. The research also...
Related topics: Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Oncology, Genetics, Medical Research

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Tucatinib Prolongs Survival In Breast Cancer With Brain Mets

(MedPage Today) -- Adding tucatinib (Tukysa) to a trastuzumab-capecitabine (Herceptin-Xeloda) regimen significantly improved central nervous system outcomes versus placebo plus trastuzumab-capecitabine in patients with HER2-positive metastatic...
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Cancer, Oncology, Placebo

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Older Age Should Not Rule Out Chemo In Breast Cancer Patients

(MedPage Today) -- Elderly women benefitted from undergoing adjuvant chemotherapy for their node-positive, estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer, even in the presence of multiple comorbidities, retrospective data suggested. A large study of...
Related topics: Chemotherapy, Cancer, Oncology, Estrogen, Medical Research

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Mi May Fuel Breast Cancer Recurrence, Mortality

(MedPage Today) -- In survivors of early breast cancer, cardiovascular events significantly increased the risk of cancer recurrence and cancer death, a review of 1,700 patients showed. The risk of breast cancer recurrence increased by 59% and...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Cardiology

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