Breast Cancer

Studies Published From April - June 2002


Stress Not Linked To Breast Cancer Recurrence

Blocking Gene May Reduce Lung Damage From Radiation Therapy

X-Ray Techs Before 1950 May Be At Increased Breast Cancer Risk

Diabetes Drug Tested as Breast Cancer Treatment

Sorting Out the Benefits of Soy

Lay Health Advisors Boost Mammography Rates

Putting the Risks of Hormone Replacement Therapy into Perspective

Reducing the Duration of Radiation Therapy

New Breast Cancer Genes Identified

Using Computers and Genetic Testing to Assess Breast Cancer Risk

Improving Candidate Selection for Herceptin Trials

Sea Squirts in the Attack Against Cancer

Using PET to Find Recurrent Breast Cancer

Predicting if Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Will Work

Studying Fruit Flies to Understand Cancer

Removing the Ovaries to Reduce Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk

Predicting Response to Chemo for Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Risk in Pediatric Hodgkin's Disease Survivors

First Chemotherapy, Then Tamoxifen

Tamoxifen Still Recommended as Breast Cancer Standard of Care

Vegetarian Diet May Protect Against Breast Cancer

New Option for Breast Biopsies

Using Hair to Screen for Breast Cancer Debunked

Mobile Mammography Boosts Screening Rates for Older Women

Role of Vitamin D in Osteoporosis Prevention

Exercise Prevents Bone Loss in Early Postmenopausal Women

No Link Between Radar Exposure and Cancer Risk

Male Breast Cancer in Ashkenazi and Sephardic Jews

FDA Clears New Radiation Option for Breast Cancer

FDA Fast Tracks Arimidex to Treat Early Breast Cancer

Delays Between Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Tamoxifen and Estrogen Have Similar Effects on the Brain

Sex Hormones May Raise Breast Cancer Risk

Detecting Early Breast and Ovarian Cancers in High

Some Herbal Supplements Mimic Estrogen

Researchers Identify a New Breast Cancer Gene

Medicare to Expand Coverage of Image-Guided Breast Biopsy

New Drug to Halt Tumor Growth

Breast Cancer Risk in Twins

Potential Link Identified Between Herceptin and Heart Failure

Health Advisers May Increase Mammography Use Among Rural Minorities

A New TRAIL for Breast Cancer Treatment