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News Topic - Breast Cancer

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More Extensive Breast Cancer Surgery Reduces Risk Of Not Getting Entire Tumor A new study could change care for many women who have breast cancer surgery. Doctors found that routinely shaving a little extra tissue around a tumor greatly lowers the risk that some cancer will be left behind.
WOWT.com | 1 hour, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Omaha, Nebraska
Study sees benefit from more extensive breast cancer surgery A new study could change care for many women who have breast cancer surgery...
WHEC.com | 4 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Rochester, New York
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New treatments may prolong health after breast cancer Promising advances in research could mean longer, healthier lives for women with breast cancer, the number one cancer in women worldwide, experts said Saturday at a major US cancer conference. A new targeted therapy that appears to double the amount of ti
Yahoo! News | 6 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Taking extra tissue in breast-lump surgery cuts risk in half: study Having a little extra tissue taken off during breast cancer surgery greatly lowers the risk that some cancer will be left behind and require a second operation, according to a new study.
CTV.ca | 8 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Drug boosts long-term survival after breast cancer: study After a diagnosis of localized breast cancer, women are often prescribed tamoxifen for five years to help prevent a recurrence, but researchers said Saturday another drug, anastrazole, may work better. The federally funded phase III study involved more th
Yahoo! News | 8 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pfizer's Ibrance drug slows progression of breast cancer By Deena Beasley CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Phase III trial of Pfizer Inc's drug Ibrance showed that, in combination with hormone therapy, the drug more than doubled the duration of disease control for women with the most common type of breast cancer. At the t
Yahoo! News | 8 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Theater star Krysta Rodriguez talks 'Spring Awakening' and living loudly Musical theater star Krysta Rodriguez set her sights on one goal for 2015 beating breast cancer knowing that that likely meant putting her busy career on hold.
Los Angeles Times | 10 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Help South Nassau Communities Hospital Fight Breast Cancer, Walk on LI2Day LI2DAY has donated a total of $203,400 during the last eight years to South Nassau in support of its breast cancer screening, early detection/diagnosis, and follow-up treatment program for underserved and minority patients. [PR.com]
PR.com | 15 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Removing more breast tissue reduces by half the need for second cancer surgery Removing more tissue during a partial mastectomy could spare thousands of breast cancer patients a second surgery, according to a Yale Cancer Center study. The findings were published online May 30 in the New England Journal of Medicine and presented at t
EurekAlert! | 18 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Study: Family history not linked to breast cancer survival For young women with breast cancer, a new study shows family history does not worsen their survival. And researchers say that news should reassure those patients diagnosed before age 40.
WCAX-TV | 23 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Burlington, Vermont