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ACR Launches Clinical Imaging Research Registry™

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By: Whitney J. Palmer From: diagnosticimaging.com Registry brings together images and clinical data from multiple practice settings to help answer questions and produce results. The American College of Radiology (ACR) announced the launch of its ACR National Clinical Imaging Research Registry™ (ANCIRR™) on Monday. This initiative brings together six current and eight planned registries that will collect and organize both …

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For Breaking News about Cancer Diagnoses, Patients Prefer Breast Imagers

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By: Whitney J. Palmer From: diagnosticimaging.com Patients indicated breast imaging radiologists expressed more empathy over the diagnosis and had more understanding of their scans than other providers. Breast imaging radiologists are in the best position to give patients bad news associated with their exams. From the patient’s perspective, radiologists do the best job in delivering upsetting information, said Colleen McNally, …

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Rare Patient Voice: Study Opportunity for Breast Cancer (IV, IVA, IVB and IVC) Patients Ages 45-70

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Study Details: 20 min Online Survey Compensation $35 Now accepting Residents from ALL Countries!! * Companies have finally realized the REAL EXPERTS are the Patients and Caregivers! * Better products, services, and treatments, Start with Better Research. They need YOUR input and are willing to pay $100 an hour for it! Signup Today and let YOUR Voice be heard! Why …

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Gel loaded with cancer-fighting cells keeps tumors in check after surgery in mice

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By: Eric Hamilton From: wisc.edu A new, biodegradable gel filled with a cocktail of immune-boosting cytokines and cancer-fighting cells staved off the growth of lingering cancer cells in mice after tumors were surgically removed. Three weeks after surgery, the tumors of mice treated with the specialized gel were roughly 60 times smaller than those of mice not given the treatment. …

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Amazon Alexa skill offers supportive care to breast cancer patients

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Source: Penn State University From: psu.edu Individuals with metastatic breast cancer could soon have access to personalized, supplemental supportive care through their smart speaker, thanks to new research at Penn State. A team of experts from the University’s College of Medicine and the College of Information Sciences and Technology has developed an Amazon Alexa skill to remotely deliver validated interventions …

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Plant compound shows promise against triple-negative breast cancer

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Source: Experimental Biology From: eurekalert.org Findings from a new cell study suggest that the natural plant compound sanguinarine could be a promising tool for targeting triple-negative breast cancer cells. The researchers also found that breast cancer cells derived from people with African American ancestry were more sensitive to sanguinarine than those of European origin. “Triple negative breast cancer is especially …

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Breast Cancer: Get the Support You Need

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Medically Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD From: webmd.com You owe it yourself to get help dealing with the many questions, problems, and emotions you’re facing because of this illness.If you’re having a hard time managing your cancer and treatment, take action as soon as you can. Even a first step can bring you some relief and peace of mind. …

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Studies connect hormone to breast cancer and uncover potential for novel targeted drugs

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Source: Virginia Commonwealth University From: eurekalert.org The hormone prolactin has long been understood to play a vital role in breast growth and development and the production of milk during pregnancy. But a pair of recent studies conducted at VCU Massey Cancer Center finds strong evidence that prolactin also acts as a major contributor to breast cancer development and that the …

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European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Calls for Official Guidelines on Breast Reconstruction

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SOURCE: European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery From: prnewswire.com The lifetime risk of breast cancer is 1/7, the most common female cancer. While curable in 70–80% of patients, treatment (including surgery, radio- and chemotherapy) often leave women physically and psychologically impaired. Breast reconstruction plays an invaluable role in recovery, increasing patients’ self-esteem and quality of life. The European …