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2014-04-04 12:23:54

These genes could explain why some women with high-risk mutations suffer from cancer while others do not Today we know that women carrying BCRA1 and BCRA2 gene mutations have a 43% to 88% risk of developing from breast cancer before the age of 70. Taking critical decisions such as opting for preventive surgery when the risk bracket is so wide is not easy. Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) researchers are conducting a study that will contribute towards giving every woman far...

2014-04-03 12:56:51

Women who took clomiphene citrate (brand name Clomid) or gonadotropins as a part of fertility treatment did not experience an increased risk for breast cancer over 30 years of follow-up, compared with women who were not treated with these medications, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "We wanted to evaluate the long-term relationship of fertility medications and breast cancer risk...

2014-04-03 12:29:59

OTTAWA, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health, Stella Ambler, Member of Parliament for Mississauga South, will make an announcement related to breast cancer during Breast Fest, a Rethink Breast Cancer Event. Media are invited to the formal remarks, as well as to tour the world-renowned SCAR Project exhibit, a series of 30 large-scale portraits of young women who have experienced breast cancer, or took proactive measures to...

2014-04-03 12:26:50

NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Web Marketing Association has announced the winners of its 12(th)annual Internet Advertising Competition Awards. Digital communications company Greater Than One, Inc. (GTO) took home three of the top trophies for 2014: Best Pharmaceuticals Online Video, Best Energy Website, and Best Advocacy Online Video. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140403/NY97751LOGO Best Pharmaceuticals Online Video went to the Breast Cancer Awareness video GTO...

2014-04-03 08:30:01

Joins Renowned Academic Scientists Charles Sawyers, Jose Baselga and Ronald Evans SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seragon Pharmaceuticals Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of drugs for hormone-driven cancers, today announced the expansion of the company's Clinical and Scientific Advisory Board (CSAB) and the appointment of Debasish Roychowdhury, M.D., who will serve as Seragon's Acting Chief Medical Officer....

2014-04-02 23:27:09

A new UK report on the early warning signs of bladder cancer is especially relevant for diabetics and those who have taken Actos. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 A newly published report prepared by a team of medical oncologists in the UK says early recognition of bladder cancer symptoms could be the difference between life and death. A new article on the report has just been posted on the Cancer Monthly website and can be read by clicking here. Drs. Karen DeSouza, Simon Chowdhury and...

2014-04-02 12:31:57

Since 1993, Komen Columbus has raised more than $22.5 million to support local breast health programs and breast cancer research. COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Komen Columbus announced today it will grant $1.4 million to fund 21 programs that will provide thousands of women and men with life-saving breast health screening, education and treatment throughout the next year. "The needs that will be met with these 21 community health programs will fulfill vital needs in...

2014-04-02 12:31:01

National campaign aims to reduce unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures OAKVILLE, ON, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Radiologists (OAR) strongly supports the Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) campaign, launched today by the Canadian Medical Association. CWC is a campaign that encourages physicians and patients to engage in healthy conversations ensuring access to medically necessary tests, treatments and procedures, and to help them make smart and effective...

2014-04-02 11:24:05

UCSF-Harvard study finds tests offer limited benefit to oldest female patients Doctors should focus on life expectancy when deciding whether to order mammograms for their oldest female patients, since the harms of screening likely outweigh the benefits unless women are expected to live at least another decade, according to a review of the scientific literature by experts at UCSF and Harvard medical schools. National guidelines recommend that doctors make individualized screening...

2014-04-02 10:46:54

Complex benefits and harms of mammography require individualized approach A comprehensive review of 50 year's worth of international studies assessing the benefits and harms of mammography screening suggests that the benefits of the screening are often overestimated, while harms are underestimated. And, since the relative benefits and harms of screening are related to a complex array of clinical factors and personal preferences, physicians and patients need more guidance on how best to...


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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