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35 min ago |

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.


Related Topix: Health, Stanford University

35 min 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.


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

1 hr 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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, UC San Diego

3 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)


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

3 hrs ago |

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)


Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Oncology

3 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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

6 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 .


Related Topix: Cancer, Health

10 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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pearl City, HI

10 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 .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

10 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.


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

14 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.


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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, North Platte, NE

San Bernardino County Sun

Concert raises funds to help Marsha Olguin of Marya s Mercy Center

SAN BERNARDINO >> Over more than 15 years, Marsha Olguin has served hundreds of thousands of meals to the needy and helped out in countless other ways through Mary's Table , but she's not so used to the outpouring of support she's gotten since being diagnosed with breast cancer.


Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA, Medicine, Health

Kevin, M.D.

Cancer screening in the elderly: Don't be stupid

The electronic medical record that my office uses features a clinical protocol button that we are encouraged to click during patient visits to remind us about potentially indicated preventive services, such as obesity and tobacco counseling and cancer screenings.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Medicine, Health, Cervical Cancer


September Survivor of the Month: Angel McCaskill

Angel McCaskill discovered a lump in her breast in July of 2007. She had no idea what she was feeling, she just knew it was large.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, York County, SC

Hispanic Business

Hologic 3D Mammography systems make mammograms easy

El Pasoan Alissa Clark had her first mammogram when she was 35 years old, five years sooner than what most doctors recommend.


Related Topix: Health

WTVR Richmond

Light gold for Cole, and illuminate the need to beat childhood cancer

My son Cole died two and a half years ago from neuroblastoma, a common childhood cancer, after suffering through multiple surgeries, chemotherapy injections and painful radiation therapy.


Related Topix: Pediatric Cancer, Health, Medicine, Greenville, SC

'Liquid' cancer test breakthrough

A WEB series so "bonza" that it will have you "chucking a sickie" to watch Indian call centre trainees learning to speak Aussie.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health

New Market Research Report: Power3 Medical Products, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

It specializes in the commercialization of proteomics IP for the diagnosis and treatment of disease through its research methodologies.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Leukemia, Parkinson's Disease

Sun Aug 31, 2014


2014 MSABC In SL Kick Off Info & Details

You are invited to the 2014 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Across Second Life kick off event on Sunday, September 7, 2014, to start the official fundraising season for breast cancer research and awareness in Second Life.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health