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2014-06-03 16:24:50

BRONX, N.Y., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A test that counts the number of locations in tumor specimens where tumor cells may invade blood vessels predicted the risk of distant spread, or metastasis, for the most common type of breast cancer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140603/93895 The study was led by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI)?designated Albert Einstein Cancer Center of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and...

2014-06-03 16:24:32

FAIRFAX, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Cappello, Ph.D., Executive Director and Founder of Are You Dense, Inc., will join Fairfax Radiological Consultants to provide opening remarks at a special, invitation-only event this evening. Are You Dense (www.areyoudense.org) is an organization dedicated to informing the public about dense breast tissue and its significance for the early detection of breast cancer. The open house event will introduce local physicians and office...

2014-06-03 12:27:34

Institute of Cancer Research Around a quarter of smokers who carry a defect in the BRCA2 gene will develop lung cancer at some point in their lifetime, a large-scale, international study reveals. Scientists announce a previously unknown link between lung cancer and a particular BRCA2 defect, occurring in around 2 per cent of the population, in research published in Nature Genetics today (Sunday). The defect in BRCA2 - best known for its role in breast cancer - increases the risk of...

2014-06-03 11:48:40

University of Colorado Denver At the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers reported results of a Phase I trial of OMP-54F28 (FZD8-Fc), an investigational drug candidate discovered by OncoMed Pharmaceuticals targeting cancer stem cells (CSCs). The drug was generally well tolerated, and several of the 26 patients with advanced solid tumors experienced stable disease for greater than six months. Three trials...

2014-06-03 08:32:24

Two Studies Presented at ASCO® Demonstrate Company's Ability to Develop Tests to Predict Disease Aggressiveness Across Various Cancers REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced results of two studies demonstrating the ability of its Oncotype DX(®) test and a new 16-gene panel to predict disease aggressiveness and clinical outcomes in prostate and renal cancers, respectively. These results, presented at the American...

2014-06-03 08:32:20

First U.S. Installs of Next-generation Breast Imaging Technology at Fairfax Radiological Breast Diagnostic Imaging Center in D.C. and Phelps Memorial Hospital in NY MILWAUKEE, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GE Healthcare today announced FDA approval and the U.S. launch of their new breast imaging technology, the Invenia(TM) ABUS, proven to help clinicians find 35.7% more cancers in women with dense breasts than mammograms alone(1). In keeping with a strong commitment to furthering the...

2014-06-03 08:31:33

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, announced today that Franklin C. Salisbury, Jr. has joined the Company's Board of Directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010620/ENMDLOGO Since 1998, Mr. Salisbury has served as president of the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR), an organization that supports healthcare...

2014-06-03 08:31:30

Pathway Analysis Confirms the Unique Clinical Utility of Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM) CHICAGO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences®, a leading biosciences company focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, announced today the presentation of data identifying multiple novel biomarkers as potential targets for immunotherapeutic agents in triple negative breast cancer (TNBC), an aggressive form of breast cancer in which the cancer cells lack estrogen receptors...

2014-06-02 23:01:34

New results from the National Health and Wellness Survey show non-adherence is associated with greater work and activity impairment. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Nearly one in four women with breast cancer are non-adherent with their oral endocrine therapies, according to new findings from Kantar Health’s National Health and Wellness Survey (NHWS). The research will be presented today at the 19th Annual International Meeting for ISPOR (International Society for Pharmacoeconomics...

2014-06-02 16:26:24

OAKLAND, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with specific HER2+ breast cancer tumors have a low risk of the cancer recurring five years after diagnosis, even without chemotherapy or treatment with a common antibody, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Researchers reviewed 16,975 cases of breast cancer diagnosed in Kaiser Permanente patients between 2000 and 2006....


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.