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Dec

14

Cancer Rates Dropping in Rich Countries, Rising in Poorer Ones: Study

Low- and middle-income countries adopting Western lifestyle, which increases risk of disease, experts say

Dec

11

Vistogard Approved for Chemotherapy Overdose

For drugs often prescribed to treat breast, colon cancers

Dec

11

Early Chemo Less Likely to Help Black Breast Cancer Patients: Study

More research needed to explain why outcomes differ among black, Hispanic and Asian women

Dec

11

Laser: A Breast Cancer Treatment Alternative?

Procedure showed promise on tumors under 3/4 of an inch, but more study is needed

Dec

11

Two Drugs Equal in Preventing Early Breast Cancer's Return: Study

Women with ductal carcinoma in situ had similar outcomes with tamoxifen, anastrozole

Dec

10

Timing May Be Key to Success of Surgery, Chemo for Early Breast Cancer

Scheduling the operation soon as possible after diagnosis seems to raise odds for survival, study finds

Dec

10

Depression May Be Tied to Lower Breast Cancer Survival

Doctors should be on the lookout for signs of the mood disorder, researcher says

Dec

10

Lumpectomy Plus Radiation May Beat Mastectomy for Early Breast Cancer

Study suggests 21 percent greater odds of survival after 10 years

Dec

09

Cooling Cap to Reduce Chemo-Linked Hair Loss OK'd

Designed for women diagnosed with breast cancer

Dec

09

Drugs May Protect the Heart During Chemotherapy

Researchers also found lower risk of complications that can interrupt breast cancer treatment

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