Breast Cancer News

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Dec

10

Many Breast Cancer Patients Get Too Much Radiation Therapy, Research Suggests

Studies show that a shorter course of treatment yields similar benefits, but it remains underused, experts say

Dec

10

Preliminary Studies Target Advanced Breast Cancers

Combination treatment for estrogen-receptor-positive tumors shows promise, researchers say

Dec

09

Male Breast Cancer Is Different

Men's tumor types differ; survival is increasing but not as much as for women, study finds

Dec

04

Breast Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Mentally Ill: Study

Conditions such as depression or schizophrenia linked to lower mammogram rates

Dec

02

Breast Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial

Injection boosted immune response, seemed to slow spread in those with advanced disease

Nov

26

Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows

Largest number of obesity-related cancers diagnosed in North America and Europe, researchers report

Nov

25

New Device May Make Mammograms More Comfortable

Less pain was reported in study, while image quality was still preserved, researcher says

Nov

13

Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Pain for Breast Cancer Patients

Treatment-related discomfort, swelling helped by the approaches, studies find

Nov

11

Phone Counseling Helps Rural Women With Cancer Gene Tests

Telephone could be a lifeline for these patients, researchers say

Nov

04

Breast Cancer Patients Might Prefer 'Invisible Tattoo'

Dark ink used to mark treatment area is a permanent reminder of the disease, researchers say

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