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2010-12-06 07:38:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- More than 200,000 women will develop breast cancer in 2010.  For those who already fought the good fight, researchers say having a yearly mammogram greatly reduces the risk of mastectomy in women between the ages of 40 and 50. "The results of this study support the importance of regular screening in the 40 to 50 age group," Nicholas M. Perry, lead author,  M.B.B.S., F.R.C.S., F.R.C.R., director of The London Breast Institute at The Princess Grace Hospital in...

2010-12-01 15:45:32

Having a yearly mammogram greatly reduces the risk of mastectomy following breast cancer in women between the ages of 40 and 50, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "The results of this study support the importance of regular screening in the 40 to 50 age group," said lead author Nicholas M. Perry, M.B.B.S., F.R.C.S., F.R.C.R., director of The London Breast Institute at The Princess Grace Hospital in London. "Women in...

2010-11-30 15:17:44

In a new UCSF study of more than 2 million mammogram screenings performed on nearly 700,000 women in the United States, scientists for the first time show a direct link between reduced hormone therapy and declines in ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) as well as invasive breast cancer. The researchers saw such a striking decrease, they believe they also have uncovered indirect evidence that hormones promote breast tumor growth. The declines occurred in the age groups that most widely embraced...

2010-11-19 08:05:09

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Breast cancer is the second most common cancer killer in women, but yet some are still worried that the radiation from the mammography might induce breast cancer. The radiation induced by clinically recommended mammography in women aged 49 to 74 results in an estimated 11 deaths per 100,000 women, while the screening saves 497 out of 100,000 lives. "Recently, there have been reports in the press focusing on the potential radiation risk from mammography,...

2010-11-09 19:15:36

Being a current smoker or having a history of smoking significantly increased the risk of breast cancer progression and overall death among a group of multiethnic women with breast cancer, according to the results of a large prospective cohort study. "We found that women who are current smokers or have history of smoking had a 39 percent higher rate of dying from breast cancer, even after we took into account a wide array of known prognostic factors including clinical, socioeconomic and...

2010-10-04 14:47:45

Puerto Rican women who had breast cancer that lacked estrogen and progesterone receptors and did not overexpress the HER2neu protein (triple-negative) had worse survival than those with other types of invasive breast cancer, according to a study presented at the Third AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities, held Sept. 30 "“ Oct. 3, 2010. "As the incidence of breast cancer rises in Puerto Rico, following U.S. trends, it is important to understand the association of...

2010-09-20 23:18:12

About half of women who require radiation therapy after they have had a mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction develop complications that necessitate a return to the operating room, but pre- or post-mastectomy chemotherapy does not appear to be associated with the need for additional procedures, according to two reports in the September issue of Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. An increasing number of women are undergoing mastectomy as a treatment for breast...

2010-09-16 09:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Cora Wallace was 37 when she discovered a lump in her right breast. She was newly divorced, raising two children, and was scared to death. Before she called her doctor, Wallace started researching breast cancer options on the internet. According to TMD Limited, a medical tourism company, over half of the 750,000 Americans who travel overseas for medical treatment find clinics through the web. "I didn't tell anyone," Wallace said. "I wanted to do...

2010-09-01 20:55:07

When plastic surgeon is on treatment decision team, patients are more likely to get reconstruction When breast cancer surgeons regularly confer with plastic surgeons prior to surgery, their patients are more likely to have reconstruction, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.Where a woman goes for breast cancer treatment can vary widely "“ ranging from small private practices to large hospital settings. That choice can...

2010-08-24 09:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Breast cancer survivor Sheryl Crow and the Pink Lotus Breast Center today announced the grand opening of the Sheryl Crow Imaging Center, a state of the art breast imaging center featuring the latest advancements in digital screening and diagnostic imaging technologies. Located in Los Angeles, the Sheryl Crow Imaging Center is part of the Pink Lotus Breast Center, a comprehensive and integrative breast center exclusively dedicated to the...


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