Breast Cancer

Studies Published From October 2003 - December 2003


New Compound Offers Benefits of Estrogen Without the Risks

Outpatient Cryotherapy Shrinks Benign Breast Lumps

Eating Licorice to Prevent Cancer

Pregnancy Does Not Appear to Worsen Prognosis for Breast Cancer Survivors

Oral Drug Showing Promise for Breast Cancer Prevention

Study Supports Tailoring Adjuvant Therapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Vaccine to Begin Clinical Trials

Study Finds Fewer Than Half of Early Stage Breast Cancer Patients Get Full Chemotherapy Doses

Combining Various Magnetic Resonance Imaging Techniques May Help Improve Breast Cancer Detection

Major Advance in Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer

EGFR Status Linked to More Aggressive Breast Cancer

Fertility Worries Common in Young Breast Cancer Survivors

Second Opinion May Lead to Better Breast Cancer Detection, Treatment Changes

Breast Conserving Therapy Offers Good Outcome if Criteria are Met

Hot Flash Drug May Hinder Effectiveness of Tamoxifen

Computer-Assisted Breast Imaging Systems Help Find and Characterize Cancers

Newly Identified Gene May Link Hereditary and Sporadic Breast and Ovarian Cancers

Elderly Women Receiving Larger Number of Mammograms and Pap Smears

Helpline for People Concerned about Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Imaging Technique May Diagnose Breast Cancer Without Biopsy

Breast Cancer Susceptibility Genes Play Role in DNA Repair

High Nuclear Grade Associated with Recurrence of In Situ Breast Lesions

Financial Problems Linked to Depression Symptoms in Breast Cancer Patients

New Study Looks at Life After Breast Cancer

Hip-to-Waist Ratio Link Studied in Breast Cancer

Britain Offers Breast Cancer Screening to Hodgkin's Disease Survivors

Using PET to Determine Effectiveness of Pre-Surgical Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

Study Concludes Hormone Replacement Therapy Should Be Discontinued at Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Estrogen Has Antitumor Activity in Hormone-Therapy Resistant Breast Tumors

New Study Shows Possible Role of SERMs in Future Menopausal Hormone Therapy

Young Breast Cancer Patients Who Choose Lumpectomy Need Extended Follow-up

Researchers Grow Breast Cancer Tissue from Transplanted Mammary Stem Cells

Alcohol Use Increases the Risk of Hormonally Sensitive Breast Cancers in Postmenopausal Women

New Breast Cancer Test Could Predict Response to Tamozifen and Anastrozole

Breast Density, Exercise and Breast Cancer Risk

The Effects of Weight Loss and Weight Gain on Biomarkers of Breast Cancer Risk

Unlocking the Mysteries of a Key Breast Cancer Protein

BRCA1 Gene Linked with More Aggressive Cancer

Improving Breast Cancer Detection by Standardizing Laser Technology

Study Reveals Low Complication Rates for Reconstruction after Radiation Therapy

Exercise and Healthy Weight Delay Cancer Even Among Women with Highest Genetic Risk

U.S. Women Endure Twice the Breast Biopsies as British Women

Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Lumpectomy and Radiation Survive Longer if They Don't Smoke

Ductal Lavage May Not Detect Noninvasive Breast Cancer

BRCA1 Gene Points Way to Targeting Breast Cancer Treatment

New Study Suggests Use of Statins May Prevent Breast Cancer

New Trial Launched for Breast Cancer Prevention Drug

Study Suggests Common Use of Sentinel Node Biopsy

Doctor' Communication Style May Sway Cancer Patients Considering Clinical Trials

New Treatment Significantly Improves Long-Term Outlook for Breast Cancer Survivors

Low Fat, High Fiber Diet May Not Affect Hormonal Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

Contrast Mammography Reveals Hard-to-Find Cancers

Working Out May Keep Breast Cells Working Well

Obesity Not Associated with Efficacy of Tamoxifen for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Improving Sexual Quality of Life Among African-American Breast Cancer Survivors

Injectible Tissue Implant Could Repair Damage from Breast Cancer Surgery

New Evidence Eases Some Concerns about Bone Fracture Risk with Breast Cancer Drug