Latest Inflammatory breast cancer Stories

2008-10-09 18:00:12

By MAGGIE FITZROY When Susan Hitch of Ponte Vedra Beach learned she had breast cancer, her doctor sent her to get a magnetic resonance imaging exam to see if the disease had spread. While awaiting the results at home, she panicked. Sobbing, she imagined the worst.

2008-10-02 15:00:11


2008-09-29 21:00:14

What you should know Breast tumors can be detected in a mammogram or magnetic resonance image and through self-exams. West Tennessee mammography screening rates are among the lowest in the country. Too many women are not getting screened .

2008-09-23 00:00:29

Women with breast cancer treated with lumpectomy and radiation report a high level of overall quality of life years after treatment, U.S. researchers said. Study leader Dr.

2008-09-23 00:00:29

A magnetic resonance imaging scan could replace exploratory surgery for women whose breast cancer has spread to the lymph nodes, U.S. researchers said.

2008-09-12 15:00:21

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines, the world's largest airline, and Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), the world's largest breast cancer organization, today rolled out the largest and last of eight aircraft that display the special co-branded pink-ribbon motif.

2008-09-09 06:00:39

There are more than 250,000 women under the age of forty that are living with breast cancer and 11,000 will be diagnosed in the next year.

2008-09-05 06:00:05

Agendia, a molecular cancer diagnostics company, has launched TargetPrint, a new diagnostic test that allows physicians to quantitatively determine the gene expression levels of the estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 in breast cancer tumor biopsies.

2008-08-21 18:00:17

DEAR DR. GOTT: My wife has had breast cancer for two years. She had a lumpectomy on her right breast, followed by chemotherapy and radiation. The only problem she has had since her treatment is burning and numbness in her feet and legs. I might add she is on her feet eight hours a day as a cashier.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.