Breast Cancer

Studies Published From April 2003 -June 2003


Male Sex Hormones Cooperate with Breast Cancer Gene to Suppress Tumors

Distinctive Genetic Program Guides Breast Cancer's Deadly Spread

Long-Term Use of Combined HRT Poses Significant Breast-Cancer Risk, Regardless of Regimen

MRI Successfully Gauges Breast Cancer Treatment Response

eZ-Scope Shows Promise for Improving Accuracy of Sentinel Node Surgery

Extra Checks for Breast Cancer in Pregnancy Needed

Study Pairs Two Targeted Therapies for Metastatic Breast Cancer

Drug Trial Shows Improved Survival for Breast Cancer Patients

Isoflavone Consumption Associated with Reduced Risk of Breast Cancer

Origin of Certain Breast Cancers May Be Due to Inherited Vulnerability to Hormones of Puberty

Genetic Clue Links Selenium to Breast Cancer Prevention

Survey Finds That Majority of Women Are Satisfied With Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Surgery to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer

Epidemiological Clues to Breast Cancer Incidence

Substituting Taxol in Chemotherapy Regimen Preserves Ovarian Function

Rb2 Gene May Play Role in Determining Effectiveness of Drug Therapies Against Breast Cancer

Vitamin D Analog Found to Boost Radiation

Donor Immune Cells Attack Metastatic Breast Cancer

Tamoxifen Effective at Lower Doses

Men Don't Recognize Their Breast Cancer Until a Late Stage

Long-Term Survival After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Race and Breast Cancer

Increased Risks with Combined Hormone Replacement Therapy

Medical Residents Say "No" to Mammography

Breast Conservation Surgery with Radiotherapy is an Effective Alternative to Mastectomy to Treat Paget Disease of the Breast

New Study to Search for Molecular Predictors of Breast Cancer

American Cancer Society Issues Updated Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Newly Discovered Mutations Possibly Linked to Breast Cancer

Molecular Analysis of Early Breast Cancer Lesions May Be Key to Choosing Best Treatment

Oxford Scientists Bolster Sex Hormone Link to Breast Cancer

New Study Identifies Possible Predictor of Tamoxifen Resistance

MR Accurate in Detecting Residual Disease Following Lumpectomy

Whole Body PET Proves Accurate in Detecting Breast Cancer Spread

Exercise May Contribute to Improved Breast Cancer Survival

Physical Activity After a Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

Wide Disparity in Internet Information about Clinical Trials

Breast Cancer Deaths Almost Halved After Screening

Tumor Cells in Blood May Indicate More Aggressive Breast Cancer

Gene Identified in 80% of Breast Cancer Patients

Proteomics Research Aids Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

New Study Set to Help Women at High Risk of Breast or Ovarian Cancer

Scientists Identify Molecular Link Between Estrogen Receptors and Invasive Growth in Breast Cancer

Most Women Say Mammography is Only Mildly Painful

Decision Tool Benefits Women Considering Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

Discovery of How Prolactin Travels to Gene's Machinery Helps Explain its Role in Breast Cancer

Study Demonstrates That Low Dose Tamoxifen May Be Effective in Treating Breast Cancer

Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers May Prevent Breast Cancer

Hypothyroidism Associated with Reduced Breast Cancer

Drug Used to Treat Cholesterol Prevents Growth of Breast Cancer Cells in Lab

Leptin Could Be Another Relevant Indicator of Breast Cancer Risk

NCI Study Estimates More Than 2 Million Women Could Benefit from Tamoxifen

Study Confirms Value of Family-History Knowledge for Young Women with Breast Cancer