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Sep

12

Researchers Focus on Likelihood of Breast Cancer Recurrence

Seven tumor-specific genes appear to yield accurate prognosis, study says

Sep

10

Novel Drug Shows Promise for Early Stage Breast Cancer

Perjeta might gain quick FDA approval

Aug

26

Terms Docs Use Can Influence Patients' Cancer Choices

Clearer definitions might avoid unnecessary treatments, study says

Aug

21

Am patient - will travel

Medical tourism creates opportunities for patients at home and abroad.

Aug

14

MRIs May Spur Unneeded Mastectomies in Older Women With Breast Cancer

More aggressive surgery not always backed by evidence, study authors say

Aug

14

More Women Consider Gene Test After Angelina Jolie Mastectomy Revelation

About 6 million women nationwide say they'd very likely consult with their doctor, Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds

Jul

30

Can Some Women Safely Skip Breast Surgery?

Certain lesions probably won't progress to cancer, study finds

Jul

30

Experts Call for Redefinition of 'Cancer'

Many growths are slow to progress and nonlethal, only leading to unnecessary treatment, panel says

Jul

25

Family History of Cancer May Raise Risk for Other Types of Tumors

Large European study looked at people with close relatives who'd been affected

Jul

24

Mammogram Recalls Higher at Hospitals Than Private Practices: Study

Repeat tests cause anxiety and additional costs for patients

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