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More breast cancer patients choose mastectomy

Far more breast cancer patients are choosing to undergo mastectomy, including removal of both breasts, instead of choosing breast conservation surgery even ...

Gene mutation linked to breast cancer therapy resistance

Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D., left, Justin Balko, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Luis Schwarz, M.D., and colleagues are studying a gene mutation that may shed ...

New model of follow up for breast cancer patients

Public health researchers from the University of Adelaide have evaluated international breast cancer guidelines, finding that there is potential to improve surveillance of breast cancer survivors from both a patient and health system perspective. ... Full story

Study Reveals How Some Breast Cancers Become Resistant to Targeted Drugs

By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor    MSK Physician-in-Chief José Baselga (left) and cancer biologist Maurizio Scaltriti For people ... Full story

Clinical trial to target ovarian and breast cancers

A UQ clinical trial will focus on the connection between diet and how genes are controlled. Source: iStock. ... Full story

Hedgehog signaling pathway for breast cancer identified

MD Anderson study points to long non-coding RNA as potential therapeutic target ... Full story

The researcher and the advocate talk breast cancer

Professor Sharon Kilbreath and Sally Crossing AM have a lot of things in common, but perhaps the most striking is their refusal to accept the status quo. When both women were diagnosed with breast cancer over 15 years ago they discovered a gap in the understanding of life after surgery - and no united voice for cancer patients. ... Full story

Cutting-edge computer software helps pinpoint aggressiveness of breast cancer tumours

Researchers at Western University are using cutting-edge genetic mutation-analysis software developed in their lab to interpret mutations in tumour genome that may provide insight into determining which breast cancer tumours are more likely spread to other parts of the body and which ones won’t. ... Full story

New Perspectives on Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment for Uninsured and Low-income Minority Women Addressed by Rutgers–Camden Nursing Scholars

CAMDEN — Two Rutgers University–Camden nursing scholars are performing research to better understand access to care and treatment choices made by women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. ... Full story

Culturally Sensitive, Computer-based Videos Increase Clinical Trial Awareness Among Latina Breast Cancer Patients

SAN ANTONIO — Latina breast cancer patients provided with information about clinical trials in multiple ways, including a culturally sensitive, computer-based video on breast cancer clinical trials, had much greater awareness of clinical trials compared with patients who received usual-care information, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, held Nov. 9–12. Patricia Chalela, DrPH ... Full story

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