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2014-06-11 08:30:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the second most common cancer among men and women and the leading cause of death in the United States. In 2014, it is estimated that 224,210 people will be diagnosed with lung cancer. Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center was selected as the only cancer facility in New Jersey to offer a clinical study on a new investigational lung cancer drug called Nivolumab, developed by Bristol-Myers...

2014-06-11 08:29:46

Hologic's low-dose 3D mammography and 3D-guided breast biopsy are highlighted at annual recognition event BEDFORD, Mass., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) announced today that two products from its 3D mammography platform will be showcased at the Premier, Inc. 2014 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, TX. Hologic's C-View software option (low-dose 3D mammography) and Affirm 3D-guided breast biopsy are two of only 16 medical innovations...

2014-06-11 08:29:34

Complete Data to be Submitted for Presentation at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced positive preliminary results from a second large, independent clinical validation study of Oncotype DX® in patients with a pre-invasive form of breast cancer, also known as DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ). The study, conducted by the Ontario DCIS Study Group in Canada, met its primary...

2014-06-10 13:39:38

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center MD Anderson study also highlights surgeon’s influence on patient care, decision-making Needle biopsy, the standard of care radiological procedure for diagnosing breast cancer, is underused with too many patients undergoing the more invasive, excisional biopsy to detect their disease, according to research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, also finds...

2014-06-10 13:21:26

Duke University Medical Center Children with heart disease are exposed to low levels of radiation during X-rays, which do not significantly raise their lifetime cancer risk. However, children who undergo repeated complex imaging tests that deliver higher doses of radiation may have a slightly increased lifetime risk of cancer, according to researchers at Duke Medicine. The findings, published June 9, 2014, in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, represent the largest...

2014-06-09 16:24:30

Esteemed oncologist Dennis Citrin walks women through the "must know" facts of breast cancer, from diagnosis through treatment and beyond CHICAGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women today are very aware of breast cancer. They know the risks, perform self-exams, support non-profits to advance research, and typically know someone who has battled the disease. Still, hearing the words "you have cancer" throws nearly every woman into a crisis. When it happens to you, the...

2014-06-09 14:24:28

Wiley Physical activity after breast cancer diagnosis has been linked with prolonged survival and improved quality of life, but most participants in a large breast cancer study did not meet national physical activity guidelines after they were diagnosed. Moreover, African-American women were less likely to meet the guidelines than white women. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings indicate that efforts to promote physical...

2014-06-08 23:01:42

World experts specializing in education on Lynch syndrome hereditary cancers will be presenting at a one day conference facilitated by Lynch Syndrome International and Creighton University Health Sciences, Continuing Education at the Buena Vista Palace, in Orlando, Florida on June 21st. Vacaville, California (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 World experts will converge on Orlando, Florida on Saturday, June 21st, presenting a one day comprehensive conference on Lynch syndrome hereditary cancers,...

2014-06-07 23:00:44

ReportsnReports.com adds latest report on “Breast Cancer Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 - Approval of Novel Therapies to Support Continued Dominance of HER2 Targeted Drugs” to its store. Place a direct purchase order at http://www.reportsnreports.com/purchase.aspx?name=287909. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 This report provides in-depth analysis of breast cancer therapeutics market within the eight major geographies of the US, Canada, the top five geographies in...

2014-06-06 23:07:05

Junior League of Youngstown donates proceeds from Pink Ribbon Tea to Joanie's Promise fund. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 The HMHP Foundation recently received a $3,000 donation for the Joanie’s Promise Fund from the Junior League of Youngstown. Representatives from the Junior League board and co-chairwomen of the organization’s Pink Ribbon Tea committee presented the donation to Gina Marinelli, major gifts officer at the HMHP Foundation, and Juli Dulay, manager of the...


Latest Breast cancer Reference Libraries

Clinical Breast Cancer
2012-06-04 20:06:33

Clinical Breast Cancer is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 2000 and published bimonthly by Elsevier. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is George W. Sledge, Jr. The journal publishes original articles describing various aspects of clinical and translational research of breast cancer. It is devoted to articles on detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of breast cancer. The main emphasis is on recent scientific developments in all areas related to breast cancer....

Breast Cancer Research and Treatment
2012-05-07 07:48:55

Breast Cancer Research and Treatment is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Verlag. It focuses on the treatment of and investigations in breast cancer. The journal is targeted towards a wide audience of clinical researchers, epidemiologists, immunologists, and cell biologists whom are interested in breast cancer. Articles in this journal include: original research, invited reviews, discussions on controversial issues, book reviews, meeting reports, letters to the editors,...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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