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Why Devoted Health has put family at the center of its mission

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By: Kevin Truong From: medcitynews.com Devoted Health co-founders Todd and Ed Park spoke at the StartUp Health conference about why they created a company  “working manically to care for everyone like mom.” Unsurprisingly, family was the major theme of the StartUp Health festival event featuring brothers Todd and Ed Park, co-founders of insurance startup Devoted Health. The fireside chat hosted by …

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MAMMOMAT Digital Mammography System from Siemens

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From: news-medical.net Siemens has developed a system for digital mammography that matches your demands: MAMMOMAT Inspiration. This mammography platform for screening, diagnostics, stereotactic biopsy, and 3D tomosynthesis allows for one or all applications on a modular basis. The design of MAMMOMAT Inspiration is one of a kind. Its smooth round shapes and clear lines are emphasized by the soothing cover …

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International acclaim for new breast cancer treatment

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From: itij.com India-based healthtech company Niramai has received international acclaim at the recent San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). It was the only Indian company to present at one of the largest breast cancer conferences in the world, which is well-attended by oncologists and cancer researchers. Niramai had the opportunity to speak about its work at the event, with Dr …

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Can Aligning Radiotherapy for Breast V\Cancer with Circadian Rhythms Minimize Side Effects?

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By: Sarah Rosenthal From: medshadow.org Radiation, or radiotherapy, for breast cancer patients is one of the most common forms of treatment, and comes with some uncomfortable and harmful side effects. A recent study from the University of Leicester in England has demonstrated that side effects can be minimized by changing the time of day that the treatment is provided. Researchers …

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Chemo Disturbs Sleep in Breast Cancer Patients

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By: Lorraine L. Janeczko From: oncnet.com Patients treated with chemotherapy have disturbed sleep-wake activity, a prospective study from Hong Kong and Australia confirms. “The first administration of adjuvant chemotherapy is associated with sleep disturbance and sleep-wake activity rhythm disruption among breast cancer patients, while the disturbance and disruption during the last cycle are less severe,” the researchers write in Sleep, …

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Understanding breast cancer in men

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By: Tracey O’Neal From: scnow.com Male breast cancer occurs when cancer cells form in the tissues of the breast. The disease is considered rare, with less than 1 percent of all breast cancers occurring in men. Additionally, the lifetime risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer for men is approximately 1 in 833, according to the American Cancer Society. Nationally, …

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Life expectancy for stage 3 breast cancer

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By: Tim Huzar From: medicalnewstoday.com Stage 3 breast cancer refers to cancer in the breast that has spread to several nearby lymph nodes. Doctors also describe breast cancer as stage 3 if a tumor is larger than 5 centimeters and cancer has spread to any lymph nodes, but not to distant organs. At stage 3, breast cancer may also spread …

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ADAR1 Enzyme Could Be Target for Cancer Stem Cell Elimination

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From: genengnews.com Scientists at the University of California (UC) San Diego School of Medicine report (Hyper-Editing of Cell-Cycle Regulatory and Tumor Suppressor RNA Promotes Malignant Progenitor Propagation) in Cancer Cell that detection of copy editing by stem cell enzyme ADAR1, which is active in more than 20 tumor types, may provide a kind of molecular radar for early detection of …

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A new type of breast cancer treatment could help stop the spread of a highly aggressive form of the disease

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By: Julia Naftulin From: thisisinsider.com Researchers from Princeton University discovered a new breast cancer treatment method that could stop the spread of an especially aggressive form of the disease called triple-negative breast cancer. The new method uses a naturally occurring protein called Tingal1 to block the passageways in which triple-negative breast cancer could spread to other areas of the body. …