Breast Cancer News

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Dec

11

New Treatment for Aggressive Breast Cancer Shows Some Promise

Early studies found small improvement with combo therapy for HER2-positive disease

Dec

11

New Look at Past Studies Highlights Importance of Mammograms

However, review didn't include women in their 40s, so debate may not end

Dec

09

Bigger Breasts, Lack of Exercise Tied to Breast Cancer Mortality

But getting more exercise appeared to offer a level of protection, 11-year study found

Dec

08

Money Problems Can Compromise Breast Cancer Care

Study found gaps in health insurance, lower income and debt reduced chances of recommended therapy

Dec

06

Obesity, Smoking Might Threaten Implants After Mastectomy

Doctors should counsel patients about the risks, researcher says

Dec

04

Frequent Mammograms Tied to Lower Risk of Breast Cancer Spread

Patients who had scans at shorter intervals had less lymph node involvement, study found

Nov

27

Even When Breast Cancer Gene Test Is Negative, Risk Can Persist: Study

BRCA screening has its limits in assessing dangers for women with a family history of disease, experts say

Nov

18

Use of Breast MRIs Way Up, Studies Find

But many high-risk women who should get scanned don't, experts add

Nov

15

Most Men With Breast Cancer Undergo Mastectomy, Study Finds

Surgery, radiation decisions differ between men and women, researchers say

Nov

11

'One-Stop' Radiation Treatment Might Offer Breast Cancer Care Alternative

Study patients received radiation during surgery rather than after

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