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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...

High-fat Diet During Puberty Speeds Up Development Of Breast Cancer
2013-11-26 14:42:03

Michigan State University New findings show that eating a high-fat diet beginning at puberty speeds up the development of breast cancer and may actually increase the risk of cancer similar to a type often found in younger adult women. The research comes from the Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program at Michigan State University and is published in the current online issue of Breast Cancer Research. Utilizing a preclinical model, the findings indicate that before any...

2013-11-26 12:26:32

Video game technology, ultra-sensitive MRI for early detection of cancer and one-stop stroke management among breakthroughs CHICAGO, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Germany is a leader in the international medical technology community thanks to the scientific and technological excellence of its universities, research institutes and enterprises. As part of its "Germany - Partner for Medical Technology" campaign, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) will feature the latest...

2013-11-26 10:45:54

Randomized controlled trial, now in practice at Group Health When Group Health patients received support from a nurse navigator, or advocate, soon after a cancer diagnosis, they had better experiences and fewer problems with their care—particularly in health information, care coordination, and psychological and social care—according to a randomized controlled trial in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Patients with a nurse navigator reported feeling better supported emotionally and...

2013-11-26 08:27:50

Preclinical Results for CB-839 Demonstrate Anti-Tumor Activity in Hematologic Malignancies and Triple-Negative Breast Cancer SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Calithera Biosciences, a biotechnology company focused on the development of novel cancer therapeutics, today announced the presentation of preclinical data for its lead anti-cancer therapeutic candidate, CB-839, at two upcoming scientific conferences. CB-839 is a potent and selective orally bioavailable...

2013-11-25 16:27:01

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and CRAIGAVON, United Kingdom, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) and ALMAC GROUP Ltd jointly announced today that Genomic Health will exclusively license Almac Group's technology and intellectual property to further develop, validate and subsequently commercialize a multi-gene test to predict benefit from DNA damage-based chemotherapy drugs, such as the commonly used anthracycline-based regimens, in breast cancer. Such a test would...

2013-11-25 08:27:03

--Octava Blue Test Provides Additional Information to Help Confirm True Positive Mammography Results and Flag Potential False Positives-- MIAMI, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eventus Diagnostics, Inc. (EventusDx) today announced publication of a peer-reviewed study that confirms the diagnostic accuracy of its Octava(TM) blood tests designed for use with screening mammography.(1) The study showed that the Octava(TM) Blue test has excellent sensitivity and good specificity in...

2013-11-25 08:26:41

Study will determine safety and efficacy of Imagio(TM), an innovative opto-acoustic imaging system with potential to revolutionize cancer diagnosis SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seno Medical Instruments, Inc., the company pioneering opto-acoustic imaging as a tool to improve the diagnosis of cancer, announced today that the first 100 patients have been enrolled into its Pivotal Study of Imagio(TM), a new opto-acoustic imaging system that may help women with benign...

2013-11-23 23:03:40

The Greenville Health System’s Human Performance Laboratory – expected to open in January 2014 – is the first HPL in the nation to be fully embedded into a cancer research and treatment program. Greenville, S.C. (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 The Greenville Health System’s Human Performance Laboratory – expected to open in January 2014 – is the first HPL in the nation to be fully embedded into a cancer research and treatment program. The HPL, which already is working with a...

2013-11-22 23:03:12

Breast cancer still affects 12% of women in the United States. Recently, the Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation has backed critical new research in early diagnosis. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Breast cancer still affects 12% of women in the United States. Huge strides have been made in the field of inhibitor drugs but long term survival beyond 5 years for stage IV breast cancer is still only 22%. Early detection of breast cancer therefore, is essential. Recently, the Jeffrey Epstein VI...