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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.
The recent decline in invasive breast cancer in the US was significantly less pronounced in the poor and those who live in rural areas.
Many women with breast cancer take anti-oxidants while undergoing cancer treatment, even though the consequences are unknown, U.S.
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.
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.
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.
New study in Journal of the American College of Surgeons finds large disparities in care, treatment compared with Caucasian women.
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.
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.
U.S. researchers report seven cases in which a gel sometimes used during surgery to stop bleeding may mimic microcalcifications in mammograms. Dr.
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