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There is need for chemoprevention options for women with breast cancer, says GlobalData

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Breast cancer is the most common female cancer worldwide. Women who are at high-risk of developing the disease have few chemoprevention options and often resort to invasive prophylactic surgery. Leading data and analytics company GlobalData, feels that new non-invasive chemoprevention strategies for women who are genetically predisposed to breast cancer are sorely needed. While selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) such …

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How cells actively stop breast cancer from becoming invasive

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By: Ana Sandoiu From: medicalnewstoday.com A new study shows that the cells surrounding the breast’s milk ducts form an active barrier that extends and grabs cancer cells before they spread to the rest of the body. The American Cancer Society estimate that in 2017, there were over 310,000 new cases of breast cancer among American women. Of these, 63,410 women …

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How Do I Know If My Advanced Breast Cancer Therapy Is Working?

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From: healthline.com Knowing if your current therapy treatment is truly doing everything it can to beat your breast cancer is, well, difficult to say the least. Here are some things to think about or consider. What are the symptoms of metastatic cancer? It’s not always easy to tell if cancer is progressing, despite treatment. That’s because it doesn’t always cause …

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Women are going bankrupt to treat breast cancer

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By: Raquel Laneri From: nypost.com Treatment for early-stage breast cancer is more effective and precise than ever — if you can afford it. Researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center have found that 38 percent of breast cancer patients are worried about finances — and they feel doctors are not helping. “We have made a lot of progress in …

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LONG ISLAND BREAST CANCER & THE ROAD TO DOPPLER IMAGING

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By: Dr. Robert Bard In 1976, during my early days as a young radiologist, I was approached by Dr. Henry Leis Jr., the pioneer doctor who wrote the very first text on breast cancer and developed mammography 18- a means of early diagnosis and instrumental in the use of many of the less invasive procedures used in the treatment of …

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New Study in JNCCN Calls for Continued Aggressive Treatment for Breast Cancer in Women Under 40

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By focusing on younger women with breast cancer, researchers were able to shed new light on the risks presented by residual disease for this population, regardless of affected site A new study from the Stanford Cancer Institute finds that young women who are treated with chemotherapy for breast cancer but have residual tumor in either the breast or lymph nodes have higher chances …