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2014-06-25 23:07:59

The Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center Honored for Providing Exceptional Patient Care and Treatment Long Branch, NJ (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center at Monmouth Medical Center has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment. Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer among American women...

2014-06-25 16:26:04

DUBLIN, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s3w5dh/breast_imaging) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Breast Imaging (Mammography, Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Tomosynthesis, Nuclear Imaging) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report covers the market analysis for various imaging technologies used for breast tissue imaging....

Novel Three-Dimensional Imaging Ups Breast Cancer Detection Rate
2014-06-25 08:26:41

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Tomosynthesis is a type of three-dimensional imagery added to 170,000 examinations. Adding this new type of breast imaging technique to digital mammography has been associated with a decrease in the proportion of patients who need to be called back for additional imaging and an increase in cancer detection rate. Although screening mammography has drawn criticism for large amounts of false-positive results, limited sensitivity and...

2014-06-24 23:14:00

Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center is one of the first sites in the world to provide patients with access to leading edge breast cancer drug trial PALOMA-3. Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center at Northern Westchester Hospital is now enrolling patients for a clinical research study investigating the use of palbociclib (PD-0332991), a CDK 4/6 inhibitor being investigated for advanced stage breast cancer. CDK proteins can be involved in...

2014-06-24 20:21:36

Study using Hologic 3D Mammography systems is the largest to date involving 139 doctors from 13 U.S. academic and community-based sites BEDFORD, Mass., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) today announced that a groundbreaking study published in the June 25, 2014 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), found that Hologic's 3D Mammography (breast tomosynthesis) screening technology finds significantly more invasive cancers than a traditional...

2014-06-24 14:00:24

NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine Leading experts from renowned academic centers join in one voice to encourage new perspectives in addressing brain cancer A blue-ribbon team of national experts on brain cancer says that professional pessimism and out-of-date "myths," rather than current science, are guiding -- and compromising -- the care of patients with cancers that spread to the brain. In a special article published in the July issue of...

2014-06-24 12:24:58

IRVINE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Joseph Health and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will team up at tonight's Angels game to recognize Cancer Survivorship Day and honor those who have survived the disease. The partnership is focused on raising awareness for the fight against cancer, which affects about half of all men and a third of all women in the United States. Two St. Joseph Health cancer survivors will be recognized during the pregame ceremony. Daniel Mabbott,...

2014-06-24 12:24:15

NORWALK, Conn., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Diagnostic Imaging, a leading online community for medical imaging professionals, presents a special tool for tracking legislation regarding breast density notification across the country. The interactive tool allows readers to quickly identify: -- States that have passed legislation regarding breast density notification, including the suggested text of the notification and a link to the...

2014-06-24 11:18:40

Penn State A virus not known to cause disease kills triple-negative breast cancer cells and killed tumors grown from these cells in mice, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. Understanding how the virus kills cancer may lead to new treatments for breast cancer. Adeno-associated virus type 2 (AAV2) infects humans but is not known to cause sickness. In prior studies, the researchers tested the virus on a variety of breast cancers that represent degrees of...

2014-06-24 08:29:35

Yet Canadians in the dark about cancer survival rates OTTAWA, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Cancer isn't always a matter of life and death anymore - today, an increasing number of Canadians are living with cancer as a chronic condition. However, the majority of Canadians and the healthcare system have not necessarily responded to this shift. "The fact is, 63 per cent of Canadian cancer patients live longer than five years after diagnosis(i), and if a cancer patient survives past one year,...


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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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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