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European Society for Medical Oncology Presentations at ESMO 2014 examine the impact of in-utero exposure to chemotherapy and radiotherapy, the safety of lymph node biopsy in pregnancy, and the outcomes of unplanned pregnancy during cancer...

Latest male breast cancer Stories

2014-09-17 08:28:38

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Breast Cancer Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Breast cancer is characterized by the uncontrolled growth of cancerous cells in the breast tissue. It occurs in both males and females; however, male breast cancer is rare. Histologically, breast cancer can be classified into ductal carcinoma, lobular carcinoma, nipple cancer and...

2014-07-01 16:26:24

LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Breast Cancer Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/generic_drugs/global_breast_cancer_drugs_market.html About Breast Cancer Breast cancer is characterized by the uncontrolled growth of cancerous cells in the breast tissue. It occurs in both males and females; however, male breast cancer is rare. Histologically, breast cancer can be classified into ductal...

2014-06-05 23:02:08

Large Data Pool Contributes to Importance of Findings and Warrants Further Study Fremont, California (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 While male breast cancer is uncommon, men who are obese, or who have never had children, are at increased risk of developing this disease, according to researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC), and their colleagues. In addition, this new study confirms that men with the chromosomal disorder Klinefelter...

2013-11-01 11:27:07

University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers used data from 4,276 cases of male breast cancer and 718,587 cases of female breast cancer to show that the disease is treated differently in men than in women. Specifically, male breast cancer is treated with mastectomy more often than female breast cancer, and in cases in which locally advanced female breast cancer is commonly treated with radiation, the treatment is less used in the male disease. Results are published in this month’s issue...

2013-07-29 16:37:29

After a breast cancer operation, the removed tumor is always examined, as its subtype can provide an indication of how aggressive the disease is. The patient's lymph nodes are not analyzed in the same way. Yet the breast tumor can sometimes appear to be of a less aggressive type while the subtype in the lymph nodes gives a different and more worrying picture. In these cases, it is the lymph nodes that provide the correct prognosis, according to new research at Lund University in Sweden. An...

2011-11-16 22:52:28

Many men discontinue treatment, increasing their chances for recurrence About half of male breast cancer patients who take the drug tamoxifen to prevent their disease from returning report side effects such as weight gain and sexual dysfunction, which prompts more than 20 percent of them to discontinue treatment, according to researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The study, which is the largest to date of how the estrogen-blocking drug is tolerated in men...

2011-11-16 07:26:28

The largest study to investigate the tolerability of the breast cancer drug tamoxifen in male breast cancer patients has shown that men stop taking their prescribed therapy early because of problems with side effects caused by the drug. The authors of the research paper, published today in the cancer journal Annals of Oncology, looked at records of 64 male breast cancer patients at their institution who had received tamoxifen for an average of four years and found that 53% (34) of the...

2011-10-03 21:47:28

Awareness of male breast cancer is low and most men do not even know they are at risk despite an increase in cases, reveals new research from the University of Leeds. Breast cancer is very much seen as a female disease with around 48,000 diagnoses in women in the UK each year. However around 340 men, equivalent to 30 football teams will be diagnosed with breast cancer each year and around 70 men will die. Funded by Breast Cancer Campaign and Yorkshire Cancer Research, University of...

2010-07-29 16:51:24

People with a family history of male breast cancer perceive themselves to be at higher risk of developing the disease than do patients with a family history of female breast cancer; however those with male breast cancer in their families are less likely to know about or seek genetic testing than those with a family history of female breast cancer, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Louisville's James Graham Brown Cancer Center. "Male breast cancer is rare and...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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