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2010-09-24 08:54:01

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ As if breast cancer doesn't affect the quality of life enough - a new study shows that nearly 70 percent of women experience sexual functioning problems two year after diagnosis of breast cancer. Sexual well-being nearly two years after diagnosis and initial treatment of breast cancer in participants of the BUPA Foundation Health and Wellbeing after Breast Cancer Study, which involves 1,700 breast cancer survivors, went down significantly. Over 80 percent of...

2010-09-23 12:02:22

A new study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine looked at whether women were more likely to experience sexual problems after breast cancer. The results showed that 70% of women were facing sexual function problems approximately two years post diagnosis. Mary Panjari, PhD, of the Women's Health Program at Monash University, reported on the sexual well-being nearly two years after diagnosis and initial treatment of participants in the BUPA Foundation Health and Wellbeing after Breast...

2010-09-16 09:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Cora Wallace was 37 when she discovered a lump in her right breast. She was newly divorced, raising two children, and was scared to death. Before she called her doctor, Wallace started researching breast cancer options on the internet. According to TMD Limited, a medical tourism company, over half of the 750,000 Americans who travel overseas for medical treatment find clinics through the web. "I didn't tell anyone," Wallace said. "I wanted to do...

2010-05-26 08:05:00

SAN DIEGO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent study presented at the American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center showed that Positron Emission Mammography (PEM) helps evaluate response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy. PEM scanners are high-resolution breast PET systems that can show the location as well as the metabolic phase of a lesion. This information is critical in determining whether a lesion...

2010-05-03 16:06:00

SEATTLE, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health has awarded $10.24 million to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to lead a five-year study that aims to understand and prevent breast cancer disparities in Hispanic women. The Hutchinson Center is among 10 institutions nationwide to receive funding as part of the NIH Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities program, which is launching a major new effort to understand and address inequities associated with...

2010-04-15 08:43:23

Thinner girls may be at higher risk of breast cancer. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Breast Cancer Research found that girls who were leaner at age seven were at higher risk of cancer later in life. Jingmei Li worked with a team of researchers from the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, to study the relationships between childhood body size and tumor characteristics in a group of 2,818 Swedish breast cancer patients and 3,111 controls. She said, "Our main finding was...

2010-03-08 15:34:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced the publication of positive results from a large international study which demonstrated that the Oncotype DX® breast cancer Recurrence Score® (RS) result is a significant independent predictor of distant recurrence in both node-negative and node-positive, hormone receptor-positive, postmenopausal breast cancer patients who are treated with either...

2010-01-12 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced the publication of a prospective, multi-center, study that showed the Oncotype DX® breast cancer test Recurrence Score® had a significant impact on breast cancer treatment decisions for early-stage breast cancer patients while increasing patient satisfaction and physician confidence in those decisions. The study found that knowledge of a patient's...

2009-12-12 16:45:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- bioTheranostics, a bioMerieux company that develops innovative oncology diagnostic tests to drive personalized treatment, reported today findings from three studies using the company's breast cancer molecular test. Data from the studies were presented this week at the CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). The THEROS Breast Cancer Index® (BCI) is a combination of HOXB13:IL17BR (H/I) and Molecular Grade Index (MGI),...

2009-12-12 12:29:26

Circulating metastatic breast cancer cells can lose their epithelial receptors, a process that enables them to travel through the bloodstream undetected, according to research from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. The findings were presented Dec. 11 at the CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Levels of these circulating tumor cells (CTCs) - which are shed from a primary tumor or its metastases - have been used to monitor and tailor cancer therapy and to predict...


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