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55 min ago | BioSpace

Agendia BV Announces Study Showing Molecular Subtyping Can Improve Breast Cancer Treatment

In findings that may eventually change the way breast cancer is evaluated and treated, a new study reports that the BluePrint genomic test provides more accurate information about the molecular subtype of a specific breast cancer, compared to the use of conventional IHC-FISH pathology tests.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health

1 hr ago | CiteULike

Genome-driven integrated classification of breast cancer validated in over 7,500 samples

BackgroundIntClust is a classification of breast cancer comprising ten subtypes based on molecular drivers identified through the integration of genomic and transcriptomic data from 1,000 breast tumors and validated in a further 1,000.

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6 hrs ago | Health.com

Complication Rates Low With Mastectomy, Breast Reconstruction: Study

However, the researchers did find that a double mastectomy was associated with a slightly higher risk for certain complications than a single mastectomy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology

6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Canadian researchers track 'Angelina effect' on cancer gene screening

Angelina Jolie smiles as she poses for photographers during the Japan premiere of "Maleficent" in Tokyo Monday, June 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Maleficent, Celebrities, Angelina Jolie, Genetics, Medicine, Health, Oncology, Ovarian Cancer

7 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

CDE and Geiger Promote Breast Cancer Awareness at APSUCDE and Geiger...

CDE and Geiger Promote Breast Cancer Awareness at APSU The LIV A Breast Self-Exam Aid was designed by Olivia Newton-John Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1rLqmGE APSU residence hall director for Castle Heights and nursing major, Ashlee Dover and Darrel Smith, representative from Geiger stuff new student packets with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Olivia Newton-John, Pop/Rock, Clarksville, TN, Austin Peay State University, Medicine, Health

8 hrs ago | HON

New Guidelines for Treating Form of Advanced Breast Cancer

A leading group of oncologists has released updated guidelines for the treatment of the major form of advanced breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oncology, Food and Drug Administration

8 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Study: More breast cancer patients choosing toa

Misti Irvin didn't choose to have breast cancer. But the discovery of a tumor in her right breast over a year ago came with a shocking number of choices, from doctors to treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Dallas, TX

8 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Double Mastectomies Don't Increase Cancer Survival Rates

More women are choosing to have bilateral mastectomies when they are diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer, even though there's little evidence that removing both breasts improves their survival compared with more conservative treatments.

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9 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

Breast cancer survival rates are no better after double mastectomy, study finds

More and more women are taking the drastic option of removing both breasts after a diagnosis of cancer in just one breast, but a new study says that won't make a difference in survival rates.

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Related Topix: Health, Stanford University

9 hrs ago | Stanford

Breast cancer patients with bilateral mastectomy don't have better survival rates, researchers find

The first-ever direct comparison of breast cancer surgeries shows no survival benefit for women who had both breasts removed compared with women who underwent lumpectomy followed by radiation therapy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Startups, Stanford University

10 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Enzyme controlling metastasis of breast cancer identified

This image depicts a tumor with reduced levels of enzyme UBC13 and a control tumor that has spread to the lungs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, UC San Diego

12 hrs ago | Gazette Series

Southmead Breast Cancer Centre fully open

SR_565_001 Jan Baglioli and Jenny Wookey of Trustees of BUST with Jane Ibbunson, Head of fundraising for the Southmead Hospital Charity at the new Breast Cancer Care Centre at southmead Hospital The Bristol Breast Care Centre, in the refurbished Beaufort House, brings together screening and symptomatic services for referred patients in to the same ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Life, Charity , Nursing

12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Cancer Institution at St. Joseph Medical Center- Part II

In Part I, I ended that article with the following questions: Are Cancer Institutions looking for the cause or cure; or are they the answer to a temporary bandage with their treatment programs? Why should you and your loves consider the Breast Center of University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center? Do they have a success rate? What makes this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Oncology

12 hrs ago | Worcester News

Worcester MP welcomes 160m Cancer Drugs Fund boost

Robin Walker says a new cash injection from the Government is a huge boost for thousands of people in desperate need.

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15 hrs ago | Medical News

Travel time to breast imaging services in United States varies dramatically by modality

Mammography , ultrasound , and MRI - or a combination of these examinations - are critical in detecting, diagnosing, and characterizing the extent of breast cancer .

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19 hrs ago | KITV-TV

Inspirational woman fights breast cancer

Now-a-days some doctors say women can skip a year and get the screening every other year... BUT a Pearl City woman says no matter HOW often you get a mammogram -- all woman need to do monthly SELF breast exams... As KITV-4's Ann Sterling explains that monthly exam probably saved her life.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pearl City, HI

19 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Cancer Research UK survey reveals lack of understandng of 'overdiagnosis' risk in breast screening

A third of women who are given information about the chance of 'overdiagnosis' through the NHS breast screening programme may not fully understand the risks involved, according to research published in the British Journal of Cancer .

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19 hrs ago | South Coast Register

Surgeon praises local cancer treatment

SHOALHAVEN breast cancer patients receive some of the best treatment in the country, according to local surgeon Professor Martin Jones.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Australia, World News, Oncology

22 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Raising awareness of covert killer pulmonary fibrosis

Despite claiming an estimated 40,000 lives annually - roughly the same number as breast cancer or prostate cancer - pulmonary fibrosis remains one of the least-known covert killers in the country.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Food and Drug Administration

Mon Sep 01, 2014

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Cancer Survivor Runs Breast Cancer Awareness Race in 46th State

More than 300 runners lined up for the 5th annual Running to Cure Breast Cancer race in North Platte this Labor Day.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, North Platte, NE

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