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Advances in Breast Cancer

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From: newsinhealth.nih.gov Screening and Treatment Get Personal Researchers are studying the risk factors for different types of breast cancer. They’re also searching for more personalized treatments. Unraveling The Risks “Breast cancer is caused by a combination of factors,” says Dr. Montserrat García-Closas, a cancer researcher at NIH. Your genes, lifestyle, and environment all contribute to your risk. Researchers are trying …

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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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HRT Update Regarding Breast Cancer Risk Advised in EU

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By: Roxanne Nelson, RN, BSN From: medscape.com In concluding their review of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and the associated risk of breast cancer, the EU Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) has recommended updating current safety information. PRAC is the European Medicine Agency’s (EMA) committee that is responsible for assessing the safety of human medications, and it has based this latest …