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The micro-environment of breast cancer in three dimensions

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By: Ashley J. Wennersherron, Pennsylvania State University From: medicalxpress.com Cancerous tumors thrive on blood, extending their roots deep into the fabric of the tissue of their host. They alter the genetics of surrounding cells and evolve to avoid the protective attacks of immune cells. Now, Penn State researchers have developed a way to study the relationship between solid, difficult-to-treat tumors …

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New Clues to Sleep Problems, Solutions in Cancer Patients

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By: Mike Bassett From: medpagetoday.com Two late-breaking studies presented at the Oncology Nursing Society virtual annual meeting tackled an issue common to many cancer survivors — poor sleep. In the first, researchers found that almost two-thirds of patients with gastrointestinal cancers who received chemotherapy had high levels of sleep disturbance, and that these patients were more likely to be younger, …

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What to know about radiation therapy for breast cancer

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From: medicalnewstoday.com Various therapies and treatments are available to individuals with breast cancer, and radiation therapy is often a cornerstone of the treatment regimen. The American Cancer Society states that breast cancer is the second most common cancer in females, behind skin cancer. Many factors will determine the outlook for a person with breast cancer, including their age and overall …

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Rare Patient Voice: Study Opportunity for Breast Cancer HER2 Negative & ER/PR Positive Patients Diagnosed Within the Last 18 Months

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Study Details: 150 min over two weeks using an Online Bulletin Board Compensation $300 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 …

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COVID-19 Drives Strategic New Breast Cancer Approaches to Avoid Hospitalizations

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From: Health Flash Marketing New Study Tracks Changes in Breast Cancer Therapies During the Pandemic Abstract: Analysis of the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Multidisciplinary Management of Breast Cancer: Review from the First 8 Months of the American Society of Breast Surgeons COVID and Mastery Registries* COVID-19 rapidly altered breast cancer treatment approaches with a  significant rise in …

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Breaking down barriers to care for metastatic breast cancer patients

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From: Elaiza Torralba From: ucla.edu UCLA team recommends state-level policy changes to improve health insurance coverage, participation in clinical trials and access to palliative care Drawing on a series of studies and interviews with patients and caregivers, UCLA researchers from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have published recommendations for California policymakers and patient …

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FDA clears wireless localization technology for breast cancer surgery

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From: healio.com The FDA provided clearance for Molli, a wire-free localization technology that allows radiologists to mark lesions for removal during breast cancer surgery, according to a press release from the device’s manufacturer. Molli (MOLLI Surgical Inc.) consists of an implantable 3.2 mm marker — allowing for localization of small, nonpalpable tumors — along with a detection wand and visualization …

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Job changes following breast cancer are frequent in some cases

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Source: University of Bonn From: eurekalert.org Breast cancer diagnosis: Around 88 percent of patients survive the dangerous disease in the first five years. Work is important for getting back to normality. Researchers from the University of Bonn and the German Cancer Society investigated how satisfied former patients are with their occupational development over a period of five to six years …

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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 …