Breast Cancer


Majority of Older Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer Fail to Adhere to Tamoxifen Regimen

Insurance Status Linked to Cancer Outcomes

Chemotherapy and Tamoxifen Reduce Risk of Second Breast Cancer

Safer, More Accurate Radiation Therapy for Expecting Mothers

Even Tiny Breast Tumors Can Be Aggressive and May Require Maximum Therapy

HER-2 Status May Be Able to Predict Success of Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Treatment

'Network' Approach Identifies Potential Breast Cancer Susceptibility Gene

Hip Size of Mothers Linked to Breast Cancer in Daughters

Researchers Find Emotional Well-Being Has No Influence on Cancer Survival

Researchers Find New Gene Linked to Breast Cancer

Dietary Calcium Could Possibly Prevent the Spread of Breast Cancer to the Bone

HER-2 Status Predicts Success of Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Treatment

MR Spectroscopy Identifies Breast Cancer, Reduces Biopsies

Cancer Cells in Blood Can Identify Risk of Recurrence in Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Survivors Optimistic Yet Lack Critical Information on Reducing Recurrence

Alcohol and Breast Cancer Risk

American Cancer Society Report Finds Breast Cancer Death Rate Continues to Drop

Study Indicates Pregnancy Does Not Harm Chances of Survival from Cancer

Ultrasound Plus Mammography Finds More Cancers but Increases False Positives

Residual Fetal Cells in Women May Provide Protection against Breast Cancer

PET Scans Can Accurately Detect a Breast Tumor's Response to Chemotherapy

Molecular Fingerprint of Breast-Cancer Drug Resistance Can Predict Response to Treatment

Hair Follicles Can Manufacture Erythropoietin

Ancient Mechanism for Coping with Stresses Also Gives Cancer a Boost

To Evade Chemotherapy, Some Cancer Cells Mimic Stem Cells

Increasing Patient Participation in Clinical Trials

Weekly Dose of Osteoporosis Drug Prevents Bone Loss after Breast Cancer Treatment

Linchpin Gene May Be Useful Target for New Breast Cancer Therapies

Taxol Bristle Ball: A Wrench in the Works for Cancer

New Clues to Breast Cancer Development in High-Risk Women

Study Links Education to Risk of Cancer Death

Microarray Provides 3 Genomic Guides to Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions

Uninsured Community Health Center Patients Often Have Difficulty Accessing Specialty Services

New "Knock-Out" Gene Model Provides Molecular Clues to Breast Cancer

13 Percent of Women Stop Taking Breast Cancer Drug Because of Side Effects

Exercise and Yoga Improves Quality of Life in Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Discovery Suggests Location of Genes for Breast Density is Strong Risk Factor for Breast Cancer

Hypnosis Reduces Pain and Costs in Breast Cancer Surgery

Study Finds Blocking Angiogenesis Signaling from Inside Cell May Lead to Serious Health Problems

Survey Finds Many Americans Believe Unsubstantiated Claims About Cancer

Hormone Therapy and Mammography Use Influence Breast Cancer Rates

Postmenopausal Sex Hormones and Breast Density Are Each Associated with Breast Cancer Risk

Additional Mammogram Readers Improve Breast Cancer Detection

Study Finds Support Groups Improve Quality of Life for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients But May Not Extend Survival

Analysis Confirms Benefits of Combining Trastuzumab and Chemotherapy

Software Enhancement of Breast MRI Scans Help Radiologists Reduce False Positives

Ultrasound Proves Safe Alternative to Biopsy in Some Breast Masses

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Associated with Breast Cancer Rates

Study Improves Breast Cancer Risk Prediction in Women with Atypia

1-Step Breast Cancer Treatment Combines Radiation, Surgery

Family Structure, Size Could Affect Breast Cancer Risk Prediction Accuracy for BRCA Gene Testing

Screening Approach Leads to Discovery of Gene Linked to Breast Cancer

Fluorescence Diffuse Optical Tomography Provides High Contrast, 3-D Look at Breast Cancer

Simple Steps Make Breast Cancer Survivors Eager to Exercise

Women Well Informed About Breast Cancer Yet Lacking Knowledge About Current Treatments

Sensitivity to Diverse Range of Chemotherapeutic Drugs Linked to Common Pathway

Study Suggests Newer Breast Cancer Drug May Protect Heart

Diet and Exercise Key to Surviving Breast Cancer, Regardless of Obesity

Drug Shows Activity Against Brain Metastases

Alternative Breast Imaging Techniques Sort Abnormal from Normal Tissue

Study Confirms Long-Term Benefits of Herceptin plus Chemotherapy

Inflammation Protein Is Not Associated With Breast Cancer Risk

Exercise Lowers Insulin in Breast Cancer Survivors

Hot Flashes May Be Welcome Sign in Women with Breast Cancer

Study Finds Difference in Survival Rates Among White and Black Women with Advanced Breast Cancer

Study Finds Herceptin Does Not Increase Risk of Heart Failure in Patients

Tumor Cell Activity May Provide Clues for Treating Breast Cancer in Young Women

Brain-Boosting Pill Alleviates Post-Chemotherapy Fogginess

MRI Detects Cancer Missed by Mammography in Breast Cancer Patients

Study Supports Activity of GEMZAR in the Treatment of Early-Stage Breast Cancer

First Confirmed Common Genetic Risk for Breast Cancer

Increasing Radiation Dose Shortens Treatment Time for Women Who Choose Breast Sparing Treatment

Intake of Vitamin D and Calcium Associated with Lower Risk of Breast Cancer Before Menopause

Panel Offers Guidelines on Skin Reactions to New Class of Cancer Drugs

Follow-up Care for Breast Cancer Patients is Inconsistent

Study Shows Exercise Can Improve Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Patients

Breast MRI May Help Determine Surgical Management of Women with Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer

Effect on Breast Tumors of DNA Alternations in 3 Genes Described

Study Favors Natural Soybeans Over Soy Supplements

Hair Straightening Chemicals Not Linked to Breast Cancer Risk in African-Americans

Genetic Markers in Surrounding Tissues Linked to Breast Cancer Tumor Grade, Presence of Metastases

Reducing Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors When Discontinuing Hormone Replacement Therapy

Mammography Rates Declining in the United States

Chemotherapy Before Breast Cancer Surgery

Study Assesses Cost-Effectiveness of Different Techniques to Diagnose HER2 Status

pHLIP, a Novel Technology to Locate and Treat Tumors

Researchers Discover New Molecules with the Potential to Treat Breast Cancer

Decrease in Breast Cancer Rates Likely Reflect HRT Reduction and Saturation of Mammography

Computer-Aided Detection with Computed Radiography Effective in Detecting Breast Cancer

Early Study Results Indicate Cryoablation is Safe Procedure for Breast Cancer Patients

Study Confirms Tamoxifen Prevents Breast Cancer in High-Risk Womeh

Combination Treatment Stymies Breast Cancer Growth

Shortened HER2 Gene Responds to Lapatinib but not Trastuzumab

Study Links Breast Cancer Risk to Race, Smoking and Birth Size

Breast Cancer Diagnosis from Combining MRI with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

Treatment-Induced Growth Factor Causes Cancer Progression

A Genetic "Gang of Four" Drives the Spread of Breast Cancer

Stress May Help Cancer Cells Resist Treatment

Protein Identified That May Be Key To Breast Cancer Spread





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