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2013-03-29 23:02:49

Smile Pink is a group of dedicated dental professionals who have come together to increase Breast Cancer Awareness using the dental community. Bayonne, NJ (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 Smile Pink is a group of dedicated dental professionals who have come together to increase Breast Cancer Awareness using the dental community. Smile Pink is devoted to comprehensive and preventive patient care, including drawing attention to the symptoms of breast cancer, breast cancer treatments, and creating...

Discovery Of New Genes May Help Assess Risk And Prevent Breast Cancer
2013-03-20 10:17:03

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Northwestern Medicine has identified a set of genes that may predict which women are at high risk for getting breast cancer that is sensitive to estrogen. These women would be helped by taking drugs to prevent the cancer's development. The results of the study will be published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research. "We now have the possibility of predicting if a preventive drug will work for a woman at high...

Double Mastectomies Often Unnecessary
2012-11-29 11:09:49

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Michigan (U-M) recently discovered that while concern about the recurrence of breast cancer is a major issue for women, most patients who have double mastectomies do not need them. In particular, the team of investigators stated that, of the women who had both breasts removed, 70 percent had only low risk of developing cancer in their healthy breast. The findings from the...

Breast Cancer 101 – What You Should Know
2012-11-17 09:03:52

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online What is breast cancer? The National institute of Health (NIH) describes breast cancer as a cancer that begins in the breast´s tissue. Ductal carcinoma and lobular carcinoma are the two main types of cancer, affecting the part of the breast that moves the milk from the breast to the nipple or the portion of the breast that produces milk. Apart from understanding the areas in which breast cancer affects, it´s...


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