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DIBH Improves Lung, Liver Parameters in Patients With Breast Cancer

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By: Conference Insider From: oncnet.com Regular deep inspiratory breath-hold (DIBH) can help improve lung and liver parameters in patients who have right breast cancer (rBC) with regional node irritation (RNI), according to a study presented by Gabrielle W. Peters, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Virtual Annual Congress. “While DIBH is routinely utilized …

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Electromagnetic fields hinder spread of breast cancer, study shows

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By: Laura Arenschield From: news.osu.edu Lab tests suggest the fields interfere with the inner workings of cancer cells Electricity may slow – and in some cases, stop – the speed at which breast cancer cells spread through the body, a new study indicates. The research also found that electromagnetic fields might hinder the amount of breast cancer cells that spread. …

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Modernizing the Diagnosis of Male Breast Cancer

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By: Gina Mauro From: onclive.com Although the majority of the patient population is made up of women, males represent 1 in 100 cases diagnosed in the United States each year. “I have a woman’s cancer.” Unfortunately, this is a silent statement often internalized by men with breast cancer. Although the majority of the patient population is made up of women, …

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Caris Life Sciences Study Provides First Systematic Assessment of RNA Expression of Key Molecules Involved in the Infectious Process Leading to COVID-19 in Advanced Cancer

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Source: Caris Life Sciences From: PR Newswire New Data Published in Scientific Reports Reveals Possible Biological Underpinnings of Cancer Patients Hyper-Immune Response to COVID-19 Infection Patients with cancer demonstrate particularly poor outcomes from COVID-19. Caris Life Sciences®, a leading innovator in molecular science and artificial intelligence focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, has published results from a study …

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Adjuvant Hormonal Therapy Adherence Low Among Commercially Insured Patients With Breast Cancer

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By: Janelle Bradley From: .journalofclinicalpathways.com Adjuvant hormonal therapy adherence at 5 years are low among commercially insured patients with breast cancer, according to a recent study (JCO Oncol Pract. 2021;OP2000248. doi:10.1200/OP.20.00248). “Tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors are used as adjuvant hormonal therapy for early-stage hormone receptor-positive (HR+) breast cancer,” wrote Hui Zhao, PhD, Department of Health Services Research, The University of …

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New study sheds light on cancer metastasis

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Source: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus From: news-medical.net Breast cancer is harmful enough on its own, but when cancer cells start to metastasize — or spread into the body from their original location — the disease becomes even more fatal and difficult to treat. Thanks to new research published in Oncogene from the lab of University of Colorado Cancer …

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Testing Positive for Multiple Lupus Autoantibodies is Associated with Lower Breast Cancer Risk

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Source: lupus.org People with lupus who tested positive for three or more different lupus autoantibodies have a significantly lower risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study. Overall, people with lupus had a 37% lower risk of breast cancer than the general population. Testing positive for specific autoantibodies (known as anti-dsDNA, anti-La and lupus anticoagulant) was also linked …

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American Indian, Alaska Native women less likely to start and complete hormone therapy for breast cancer

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By: Sue Rochman From: kaiserpermanente.org Kaiser Permanente study suggests lower rates of use may be contributing to higher breast cancer death rates Women who identified as American Indian or Alaska Native were less likely than women of other racial and ethnic groups to start hormone therapy for breast cancer after surgery and stay on the treatment for the recommended 5 …

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Women With Rheumatoid Arthritis Have Reduced Risk for Breast Cancer, Explanation Remains Elusive

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By: Brandon May From: rheumatologyadvisor.com Women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have a lower risk of breast cancer compared with the general population, but researchers believe factors independent of RA may explain this association, according to a study in the Annals of Rheumatic Diseases. The study included 15,921 women from nationwide Swedish registers who were diagnosed with incident RA between 2006 …

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TGen-led study results suggest more accurate diagnostic for breast cancer

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Source: The Translational Genomics Research Institute From: eurekalert.org Breast cancer, even at its initial stages, could be detected earlier and more accurately than current techniques using blood samples and a unique proteomics-based technology, according to findings of a study led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope. Patrick Pirrotte, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor and …