Latest Mammary ductal carcinoma Stories

2009-05-26 08:14:31

One in four African American women diagnosed with late stage breast cancer refuse essential life saving treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation, according to a new study.

2009-05-07 08:58:33

Reporting online in the American Journal of Pathology, researchers from the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson have implicated the loss of a stromal protein called caveolin-1 as a major new prognostic factor in patients with breast cancer, predicting early disease recurrence, metastasis and breast cancer patient survival.

2009-05-06 08:24:22

A newly discovered gene known as DEAR1 is mutated in breast cancer and is an independent predictor of local recurrence-free survival in early-onset breast cancer, a research team headed by scientists at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center reports in the journal PLoS Medicine.

2009-05-04 13:22:01

New study in Journal of the American College of Surgeons finds large disparities in care, treatment compared with Caucasian women.

2009-04-27 07:00:00

Study Presented at American Society of Breast Surgeons Conference Reveals New Diagnostic Technique Helps Guide Surgical Management NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A study from Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, revealed today that additional breast cancer was found in 9 percent of patients when Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) was used to complement mammography, substantially impacting surgical treatment.

2009-04-25 07:40:00

Recent medical studies have shown a significant rise in the number of women who choose to have both breasts surgically removed after being diagnosed with cancer in only one breast.

2009-04-16 23:05:03

U.S. researchers report seven cases in which a gel sometimes used during surgery to stop bleeding may mimic microcalcifications in mammograms. Dr.

2009-04-09 13:26:59

A University of Minnesota cancer surgeon and researcher has found a dramatic increase in the number of women diagnosed with the earliest stage of breast cancer choosing to have both breasts surgically removed.

2009-03-17 10:50:05

Obese women may be putting themselves at greater risk of breast cancer by not undergoing regular screening.

2009-02-27 10:54:00

American Journal of Surgery Study Reveals Conclusive Findings NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb.

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