Breast Cancer

Studies Published From July 2004 - September 2004


Evidence Builds for Potential New Cancer Drug Target

Tamoxifen May Have Limited Potential as Initial Breast Cancer Preventive Measure

Group Therapy Has Benefits But May Not Improve Survival in Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients

Timing of DNA Replication May Aid in Cancer Detection

Study Suggests Eating More Soy Could Reduce Breast Cancer Spread

Understanding How Fish Oil Protects Against Breast Cancer

New Anti-Inflammatory Strategy for Cancer Therapy Identified

Immediate Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy Does Not Delay Chemotherapy

NCI Announces Major Commitment to Nanotechnology for Cancer Research

Mammaglobin-A Vaccination Has Potential As Breast Cancer Treatment

MRI Appears More Effective for Detecting Breast Cancer in Women with BRCA Gene Mutations

Postmenopausal Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer Needed for New Prevention Study

Researchers To Report on All Clinical Trial Results, Not Just Favorable Ones

The Promise of Personalized Medicine

Radiation after Lumpectomy May be Unnecessary for Many Older Women

Counseling for Breast Cancer Patients Boosts Immunity, Health Habits

Women with Breast Cancer Detected by Mammography Screening Have Better Outcomes

Compound in Vegetables Found to Block Late-Stage Breast Cancer Cell Growth

New Gene Identified in Breast Cancer

Bright Idea Could Doom Cancer and Viruses

Affluent Women Less Likely to Suffer Anxiety after Breast Cancer Treatment

Novel Imaging Technique Shows Lymph Nodes, Metastases in Breast Cancer Without Surgery

Mammography Has Low Risk of Recall for False Positive Findings

Researchers Discover New Tumor-Fighting Ability in Herceptin

Race a Factor in Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy

Intervention Studies That Use Cancer Patients from High Risk Clinics May be Subject to Bias

Tumor Cell Levels in Blood Predict Success of Advanced-Stage Breast Cancer Treatment

Understanding Breast Cancer Progression

Breast Cancer Screening Underutilized by Ethnic Women

Genetic Mutation Linked to More Aggressive Breast Cancer in African Americans

Few US Breast Surgeons Doing Enough Operations to Optimize Outcomes

HER-2/neu Overexpression in Breast Cancer Does Not Impact Response to Chemotherapy

Low Levels of "Good" Cholesterol Associated With Increased Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Risk

ELLENCE in Breast Cancer Treatment Shows Low Risk of Heart Damage

Adherence to Treatment Guidelines Improves Early Breast Cancer Survival

Annual Reminder Needed for Mammography

Decision Aids Can Help Women Understand Breast Cancer and Choose Treatment Options

New Study Reveals Gene Linked to Breast Cancer Can Suppress Tumors

Ethnic Factors Influencing Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Lawsuits on the Rise

Breast Brachytherapy May Decrease Treatment Time

Number of Cancer Survivors Growing According to New Report

Computers Significantly Increase Breast Cancer Detection Rate

Optical Probe Might Find Missed Breast Cancers

High-Dose Chemotherapy Not Superior to Conventional Chemotherapy in High Risk Breast Cancer Patients

Cancer Detection Method Overcomes Problems of Samples with Few Cells

Study Investigates Possible Mechanism by which Tamoxifen Promotes Endometrial Cancer

Breast Feeding Associated with Reduced Risk of Breast Cancer in BRCA1 Carriers

Study Suggests Broader Chemotherapy Attack in Breast Cancer

Reanalysis Finds Mammograms Are Effective

Protective Mechanism Exploited by Tumors May Provide New Cancer Treatment

Moderate Drinking Appears to Have Little Effect on Breast Cancer Risk

Patients Anticipate High Number of Side Effects to Cancer Treatment

Study Links Virus to Aggressive Breast Cancer

Technology Could Enhance Accuracy of Breast Biopsy

Chemoradioimmunotherapy as Future Treatment for Advanced Breast Cancer

Healthy Eating and Living Can Indeed Reduce Women's Risk of Getting Cancer