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2009-07-29 15:14:49

U.S. scientists have developed a computer model that predicts cancer recurrence in an individual based on how tumor changes size after radiation therapy. Jian Z.

2009-07-20 11:14:09

Rhode Island Hospital is one of only four sites across the country to participate in a new clinical trial called the DIGNITY Study. The study will investigate the effectiveness of a chemotherapeutic agent, ThermoDox, used in conjunction with mild hyperthermia (a form of heat therapy) for treating recurrent chest wall breast cancer.

2009-06-26 08:04:04

The recent decline in invasive breast cancer in the US was significantly less pronounced in the poor and those who live in rural areas.

2009-06-08 16:44:26

Many women with breast cancer take anti-oxidants while undergoing cancer treatment, even though the consequences are unknown, U.S.

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.

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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.


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