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2014-07-15 12:42:23

St. Michael's Hospital Ontario spent nearly $110 million dollars between 2006 and 2010 on bonuses to motivate family doctors to screen more of their patients for cancer but these bonuses were associated with little or no improvement in actual cancer screening rates, according to researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). The study, published today in Annals of Family Medicine, tracked screening rates for cervical, breast and...

Researchers Discover New Route For Ovarian Cancer Spread
2014-07-15 03:14:42

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center HER3-positive circulating tumor cells home in on omentum; new target to thwart metastasis Circulating tumor cells spread ovarian cancer through the bloodstream, homing in on a sheath of abdominal fatty tissue where it can grow and metastasize to other organs, scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in Cancer Cell. "This completely new way of thinking about ovarian cancer metastasis provides new potential...

2014-07-11 10:56:11

Massachusetts General Hospital Circulating tumor cells captured with a microchip-based device developed at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Center for Engineering in Medicine and the MGH Cancer Center can be cultured to establish cell lines for genetic analysis and drug testing. In the July 11 issue of Science, an MGH research team reports that the cultured cells accurately reflect a tumor's genetic mutation over time and changing susceptibility to therapeutic drugs. "We now...

2014-07-10 12:30:19

"Individual Treatments, Shared Experiences" Offers New 3-Track Format to Meet Specific Needs PHILADELPHIA, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC), the national education and support organization, has opened registration for its 22(nd) annual fall conference, to be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Breast Cancer Today: Individual Treatments, Shared Experiences will feature programming developed in collaboration...

2014-07-10 12:22:20

Fox Chase Cancer Center Study Finds that Some Women Do Better than Current Staging Guidelines Suggest New findings from Fox Chase Cancer Center paint a relatively optimistic picture of women’s chances of surviving a subset of breast cancers that have spread to the chest wall or skin, but not beyond. Tumors that grow into the skin, regardless of size and whether they have involved lymph nodes, are automatically classified as stage III – and called “locally advanced” tumors,...

2014-07-09 23:10:03

SonoCine AWBUS ultrasound technology is specifically designed to detect small invasive breast cancers in women with dense-breasts and in women with breast implants…which are often missed by traditional mammography. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Joan Lunden was recently interviewed on Good Morning America and announced to the world she has breast cancer. She went on to share that she has dense breast tissue and was thankful for the ultrasound testing, which is what detected her...

2014-07-08 12:28:54

Lee National Denim Day® has raised millions for breast cancer programs and research, and three ambassadors will help lead this year's campaign MERRIAM, Kan., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three courageous breast cancer survivors are Lee Jeans' 2014 Lee National Denim Day ambassadors, leading a campaign to raise millions of dollars to fight breast cancer. The three women will join Lee on Friday, October 3, to urge millions of people nationwide to put on their jeans and...

2014-07-04 23:00:57

The emerging markets including China and India have become attractive for companies engaged in the development and marketing of the breast imaging technologies. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/breast-imaging-technologies-market-897.html (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 The report, “Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Analog Mammography, Digital Mammography, Tomosynthesis, Positron Emission Mammography, PET/CT, MBI, Breast MRI, Ultrasound, Optical Imaging, Whole Breast Ultrasound,...

2014-07-03 23:07:42

AccuBoost exhibits at American Brachytherapy Society's 2014 Annual Meeting. Tyngsboro, Massachusetts (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Advanced Radiation Therapy is pleased to recognize the substantial attention and excitement that the AccuBoost® technology received at the recent American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) meeting held in San Diego. In a number of oral and poster presentations, the very positive results of clinical experience with the technology, clinically referred to as...

2014-07-02 16:24:20

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A collaborative study between OncoPlex Diagnostics, Vall d´Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO), and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, with support from the BBVA Foundation, defined for the first time a quantitative HER2 protein level measured by mass spectrometry is associated with longer disease free and overall survival in patients receiving anti-HER2 treatment. Results of the study were presented during the ASCO 2014 Annual...


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