Latest Inflammatory breast cancer Stories

2008-08-20 06:00:58

By Liz Szabo Christina Applegate's choice to have a double mastectomy puts her in the company of a growing number of women who are taking aggressive steps to avoid dying of breast cancer.

2008-08-11 09:01:04

DALLAS, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), American Airlines and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center are targeting one of the most aggressive and elusive forms of breast cancer in a unique multi-million dollar partnership announced today.

2008-08-11 09:01:04

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines, the world's largest airline, and Susan G.

2008-06-24 09:02:03

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) has just released a supplement to its official journal Menopause to meet the need for current clinical recommendations for managing breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women.

2008-03-14 12:04:58

Women with breast cancer have more aggressive disease and lower survival rates if they are overweight or obese, according to findings published in the March 15 issue of Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

2008-02-25 14:46:45

A new test that examines large sections of the sentinel lymph node for genes expressed by breast cancer could reduce the risk of recurrence and multiple surgeries, doctors say.

2006-07-24 08:05:00

Tamoxifen, the pill that prevents breast cancer in high-risk women, does not appear in the long run to save many lives, U.S. researchers reported on Monday.

2006-01-13 10:21:36

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Breast cancer patients who are overweight may have somewhat poorer survival odds than leaner women with the disease.

2005-10-21 15:56:49

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Performing sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) one week before mastectomy, known as a "staged" operation, can facilitate surgical planning for breast cancer patients who are considering immediate breast reconstruction, according to a report in The American Journal of Surgery.

2005-10-18 08:39:31

By Martha Kerr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Chemotherapy with drugs called aromatase inhibitors is unnecessary after lumpectomy, radiation and 5 years of tamoxifen for the vast majority of women with breast cancer, researchers reported at the annual meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology in Denver.

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