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Many With Breast Cancer ‘Systematically Left Behind,’ Report Says

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By: Mike Bassett From: .medpagetoday.com Inequities in breast cancer prevention, detection, treatment, and supportive care worldwide are leaving many patients with breast cancer “systematically left behind and forgotten,” according to a report from the Lancet Breast Cancer Commission. Commission members noted that despite progress in research and cancer management that has substantially decreased breast cancer mortality in high-income countries, the …

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Dr Park on the FDA Vote Supporting Lumisight Use for Breast Cancer Detection During Surgery

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By: Ko Un Park, MD From: onclive.com Ko Un “Clara” Park, MD, associate surgeon, Division of Breast Surgery, Director of Research, Breast Surgery Network Sites, Center For Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, member, faculty of surgery, Division of Breast Surgery, Harvard Medical School, discusses the FDA’s positive recommendation for Lumisight (pegulicianine)-based imaging for patients with breast cancer …

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Hand-held biosensor detects breast cancer biomarkers from saliva

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Source: American Institute of Physics From: news-medical.net In Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, by AIP Publishing, researchers from the University of Florida and National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University in Taiwan reported successful results from a hand-held breast cancer screening device that can detect breast cancer biomarkers from a tiny sample of saliva. Their biosensor design uses common …

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New imaging approach could revolutionize breast cancer detection

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Source: Radiological Society of North America From: news-medical.net An innovative breast imaging technique provides high sensitivity for detecting cancer while significantly reducing the likelihood of false positive results, according to a study published today in Radiology: Imaging Cancer, a journal of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Researchers said the technique has the potential to offer more reliable breast …

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New method can detect early-stage breast cancer in two minutes, study claims

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By: University of Waterloo From: medicalxpress.com University of Waterloo researchers are pioneering a method to detect breast cancer in women early enough for them to receive life-saving treatment. The innovative technology aims to be more accurate as well as cheaper to provide than today’s most common diagnostic tools such as X-ray mammography, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Test runs …

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Removing Human Error from Breast Cancer Detection

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By: Loretta Waldman, for UConn Research From: today.uconn.edu An estimated 37 million mammograms are performed in the United States each year. The rate of abnormalities detected is low – about 2%. Still, the prevalence of false positives is an ongoing challenge for radiologists using current computer aided detection (CAD) technology, an issue that increases the cost of health care and …

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How AI Improves Breast Cancer Detection

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By: Jayla Whitfield From: governmentciomedia.com Experts say artificial intelligence is a game changer for breast cancer detection and will reduce health care disparities amid federal priorities in cancer care. Approximately 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime, a disease that kills more than 40,000 women every year, but artificial intelligence (AI) can save lives …

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Validation platform allows local hospitals to determine how well AI systems would detect breast cancer

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By: Karolinska Institutet From: medicalxpress.com Researchers at KI, together with other parties, have developed a validation platform for AI algoritms screening for breast cancer. Credit: Claes Lundström While there are currently a dozen approved AI systems for breast cancer screening, it has been difficult to evaluate their clinical performance objectively. Now, however, there is a Swedish validation platform ready to …

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New system to detect cancer-related markers on CTCs

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Source: Tokyo Medical and Dental University From: news-medical.net Having biopsies taken and endless tests run is nobody’s idea of a good time, even if it’s necessary for monitoring your health. Now, researchers from Japan report the development of a new technique that could make testing for cancer a lot less invasive. In a study published in September in the Journal …

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Study examines whether having MS plays a role in regular cancer screenings and diagnosis

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Source: American Academy of Neurology From: news-medical.net Women with multiple sclerosis (MS) are less likely to have breast cancers detected through cancer screenings than women without MS, according to new research published in the April 27, 2022, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Conversely, researchers also found that people with MS are more …