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2009-02-06 14:04:14

Radiation appears to help women that have been diagnosed with early stage, noninvasive breast cancer, researchers reported on Thursday. In a study of four randomized trials consisting of 3,925 women, researchers compared the results of women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) who had received radiation as a part of their treatment with those who had not received radiation. Therapy that includes radiation appears to noticeably lower the risk of recurrence of either DCIS or invasive breast...

2009-02-04 14:24:56

Nineteen percent of women who should receive radiation after a mastectomy are not getting this potentially lifesaving treatment, U.S. researchers said. Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center in Ann Arbor looked at 396 women who were treated with a mastectomy for breast cancer and found that nearly one-fifth of women who fell clearly within guidelines recommending radiation treatment after the mastectomy did not receive the treatment. Lead author Dr. Reshma...

2009-02-03 16:39:33

One-fifth of women who should receive radiation after a mastectomy are not getting this potentially lifesaving treatment, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.The study looked at 396 women who were treated with a mastectomy for breast cancer. The researchers found that 19 percent of women who fell clearly within guidelines recommending radiation treatment after the mastectomy did not receive that treatment. Results of the...

2009-02-03 15:03:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One-fifth of women who should receive radiation after a mastectomy are not getting this potentially lifesaving treatment, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. The study looked at 396 women who were treated with a mastectomy for breast cancer. The researchers found that 19 percent of women who fell clearly within guidelines recommending radiation treatment after the mastectomy...

2009-01-28 08:52:52

Despite recommendations and being at an increased risk of breast cancer, most young women who were treated with chest radiation for a childhood cancer do not undergo appropriate mammography screening, according to a study in the January 28 issue of JAMA.Women treated with chest radiation for a pediatric malignancy face a significantly increased risk of breast cancer at a young age. "The risk of breast cancer begins to increase as early as 8 years after radiation and the median [midpoint] age...

2008-12-16 16:26:07

Magnetic resonance imaging alternated with mammography at six-month intervals can detect tumors not detected by mammography alone, U.S. researchers said. Dr. Huong Le-Petross of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and colleagues performed a study of 334 women who had participated in a high-risk breast cancer-screening program. The women had undergone between one and four MRI screening cycles and were considered to be at high risk if they had hereditary breast and...

2008-12-02 19:18:12

One out of 5 older women may delay or not finish treatment following breast cancer surgery, U.S. researchers said. The analysis of the National Cancer Institute's cancer registry, published in the journal Cancer, also shows this suboptimal care can lead to worse outcomes. Dr. Heather Taffet Gold of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York and colleagues said that among a nationally representative sample of nearly 8,000 breast cancer registry patients age 65 and older, almost 1,300 women...

2008-11-12 12:00:31

CASPER, Wyo., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rocky Mountain Oncology Center (RMOC), is the first cancer center in Wyoming to offer and perform partial breast irradiation treatment. This ground-breaking treatment, offers many patients with early-stage breast cancer a new treatment option. Partial breast irradiation can be offered following lumpectomy (removal of a mass from the breast with a margin of surrounding tissue) and represents an alternative for these patients because it can be...

2008-10-27 09:00:12

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 27, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corporation (Nasdaq:BSDM) today reported that the company well exceeded its goal and was among the top participants in its local area in the American Cancer Society "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walkathon as part of the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). October is designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the United States. Working in partnership with other local businesses and individuals, the...

2008-10-09 18:00:12

By MAGGIE FITZROY When Susan Hitch of Ponte Vedra Beach learned she had breast cancer, her doctor sent her to get a magnetic resonance imaging exam to see if the disease had spread. While awaiting the results at home, she panicked. Sobbing, she imagined the worst. Then she picked up the phone to call Cynthia Carrasco, breast health coordinator for Baptist Medical Center-Beaches. Carrasco called the lab, got the results and called Hitch to tell her that the disease had not spread,...


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