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2013-12-03 11:13:26

Researchers from the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services have created a computer algorithm that successfully predicts whether estrogen is sending signals to cancer cells to grow into tumors in the breast. By finding this hormone receptor, known as estrogen receptor positive, physicians can prescribe anti-estrogen drug therapies, improving patient outcomes. Since each cell in the body contains 23,000 genes, identifying the specific genes involved in cancer growth is an...

2013-12-03 08:32:31

Lung Cancer Alliance and Siemens Healthcare Expand Give A Scan Program to Help Patients Accelerate Research WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) and Siemens Healthcare announce the national expansion of Give A Scan, the first CT donation program that allows people to donate directly to lung cancer research, by asking patients and their loved ones to Give A Scan. This program allows lung cancer patients and the people who love them, as...

2013-12-02 23:23:14

Showcasing VolparaAnalytics and VolparaDose at RSNA for the First Time Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Matakina International today announced the launch of VolparaAnalytics and VolparaDose, two new volumetric breast imaging products built upon its globally used, multi-vendor VolparaDensity Volumetric Breast Density Software. The Company is showcasing the expanded suite of breast imaging software tools for the first time, here at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Radiology Society of...

2013-12-03 00:21:19

CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Automated breast density measurement is predictive of breast cancer risk in younger women, and that risk may be related to the rate at which breast density changes in some women as they age, according to research being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Breast density, as determined by mammography, is already known to be a strong and independent risk factor for breast cancer. The American...

2013-12-02 23:04:35

American Breast Cancer Foundation - Fashion Show: Port Discovery Children's Museum; Baltimore December 10, 2013; 6:00-9:00 p.m. Bel Air, Md. (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Baltimore Ravens kicker, Justin Tucker is taking his talents from the football field to the runway as a model in the American Breast Cancer Foundation’s (ABCF) “Fashion Saves Lives” fashion event on December 10th at Port Discovery Children’s Museum. The event will raise funds in support of the Foundation’s...

2013-12-02 12:26:28

Brain Injury, Heart Disease, Breast Cancer Screening & Treatment, and Human Face Transplantation Among the Headlining Topics from RSNA Annual Meeting CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SATELLITE FEEDS: ---------------- Monday, December 2nd, 2013 Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET 1:00 PM - 1:15 PM ET Galaxy 17 Galaxy 17...

Breast Cancer Risk From High Cholesterol
2013-11-30 04:57:15

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have discovered a byproduct of cholesterol that functions similarly to the hormone estrogen and stimulates the growth and spread of common forms of breast cancer cells. Encouragingly, researchers also found that certain anti-cholesterol drugs, like statins, seem to reduce the harmful effects of the estrogen-like molecule. The researchers caution, however, that the study's findings are still early in their development....

2013-11-27 15:48:08

Women who are members of families with BRCA2 mutations but who test negative for the family-specific BRCA2 mutations are still at greater risk for developing breast cancer compared with women in the general population, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. Women with certain mutations in their BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes are at increased risk for breast cancer. However, if a woman who comes...

2013-11-26 23:29:12

Company will offer mini-fan for women at various phases of breast cancer treatments. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 BlowMeCool Inc. has announced today that it will join in the mission of CureDiva, the first ever personalized lifestyle solutions online shop for women facing breast cancer. BlowMeCool will join CureDiva in helping to improve the lives of women facing breast cancer at each phase of treatment by offering its signature product, the BlowMeCool mini-fan. BlowMeCool’s...

2013-11-26 23:20:48

The clinical benefits of using hyperbaric oxygen therapy for breast cancer patients undergoing breast reconstruction has been described in a poster presentation at the 28th Annual Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care held on October 23-27 at Lake Buena Vista, FL. In threatened mastectomy skin flaps treated at Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, NY, over a 4 year, 15 patient period, an 87.5% success rate was realized when hyperbaric oxygen therapy was used, against a...