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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.

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.

2010-09-01 20:55:07

When plastic surgeon is on treatment decision team, patients are more likely to get reconstruction.

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.

2010-06-02 21:17:10

PMRT increases 5-year overall survival by almost 50 percent.

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.

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.

2010-04-12 11:15:00

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.


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