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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...

2010-07-29 07:05:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent media reports of potential misdiagnosis of early-stage breast cancer may frighten women away from breast cancer screening that could save their lives. Rather than shying away from screening, women should know the questions to ask and be confident about weighing their options, according to Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world's largest breast cancer organization, and the College of American Pathologists (CAP),...

2010-07-09 10:13:00

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Dune Medical Devices, Inc. today announced that positive interim results from a European post-market study of the MarginProbe(TM) System, a technology to enable better detection and removal of cancerous tissue during breast-conserving surgery (BCS), were presented at the German Breast Cancer Society Meeting (DGS 2010) held in Hamburg, Germany from July 1-3, 2010. Data presented demonstrated that use of MarginProbe during initial surgery to treat...

2010-06-02 21:17:10

PMRT increases 5-year overall survival by almost 50 percent Postmastectomy radiation therapy (PMRT) for some breast cancer patients can reduce their risk of recurrence by almost 30 percent and increase their five-year overall survival by almost 50 percent, according to a study in the June 1 issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, the official journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). Surgery and radiation are common methods for treating...

2010-05-03 16:06:00

SEATTLE, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health has awarded $10.24 million to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to lead a five-year study that aims to understand and prevent breast cancer disparities in Hispanic women. The Hutchinson Center is among 10 institutions nationwide to receive funding as part of the NIH Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities program, which is launching a major new effort to understand and address inequities associated with...

2010-04-29 09:17:49

For the first time, scientists have discovered a way to predict whether women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) "“ the most common form of non-invasive breast cancer "“ are at risk of developing more invasive tumors in later years. As a result of the finding, women with DCIS will have the opportunity to be more selective about their treatment, according to the scientists. "Women will have much more information, so they can better know their risk of developing invasive cancer,''...

2010-04-12 11:15:00

Research covers nearly 10,000 women A global study of nearly 10,000 women with early breast cancer has found wide variations in how they were treated, despite international consensus on best practice, according to the May issue of the British Journal of Surgery. Researchers from Europe, Japan and America compared 9,779 women with an average age of 64 from 566 study sites in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Japan, the Netherlands, the UK/Ireland and the USA. "The primary aim of our five-year...

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2010-03-30 07:36:38

Breast cancer patients who have mastectomy and need radiation less likely to receive it than those who have lumpectomy While radiation therapy is common after breast conserving surgery, it's much less frequent after mastectomy, even among women for whom it would have clear life-saving benefit. This is according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. The study looked at 2,260 women treated for breast cancer, assessing whether they had...

2010-03-26 13:34:38

Two studies to be presented at the seventh European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC7) in Barcelona today (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday), shed light on the treatment options facing women carrying the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations which predispose them to breast cancer. In the first, Ms Annette Heemskerk-Gerritsen, a PhD student in the Department of Medical Oncology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, will tell the conference this afternoon (Friday) that prophylactic...

2010-03-26 13:15:40

Women who are diagnosed with breast cancer in the 12 months after they have completed a pregnancy are 48% more likely to die than other young women with breast cancer according to new research to be presented at the seventh European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC7) in Barcelona today (Friday). [1] However, the study of 2,752 breast cancer patients by Australian researchers found that if the breast cancer was diagnosed while the women were pregnant, their risk of dying was nearly the same as...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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