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New imaging technique available in Salem helps with breast cancer detection

The Molecular Breast Imaging system from Salem-based Gamma Medica is a secondary diagnostic tool that is highly sensitive in its ability to detect breast cancer lesions as small as three millimeters, according to Salem Radiology Medical Director Dr. Robert Hannon.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Salem, NH, US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican

Thu Aug 28, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Some women still don't underststand '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 , today.


Related Topix: Health

Hers Breast Cancer Foundation Hosts 15th Annual Keep Abreast Walk/Run

Registration is open for KEEP ABREAST, a 5k Walk, 5k/10k Run, and Community Expo held annually at the Quarry Lakes Regional Park in Fremont, California.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Fremont, CA

Fox News

Talking about breast cancer to the next generation

I don't want to belabor the issue of depression, which I wrote about last week, but after watching the beautiful tribute that Billy Crystal gave for Robin Williams on the Emmy Awards, I have to reiterate the importance of monitoring depression if you have breast cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health


IL-6 secreted by cancer-associated fibroblasts induces tamoxifen resistance in luminal breast cancer

The authors wish to retract this article due to concerns raised regarding some of the data presented in Figures 2, 4, 5, 6 and Supplementary Figures 6 and 7. According to the data presented in Figures 1, 3 and 7, the major conclusion drawn from this article is still valid: IL-6 secreted by CAFs is causal factor for tamoxifen resistance in luminal ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

CBS News

Scientists develop new classifications for breast cancer

Breast cancer researchers in Britain have come up with a new classification system for the disease which could help improve treatment.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

Potential to predict breast cancer outcomes with new biomarker

A protein named p66ShcA shows promise as a biomarker to identify breast cancers with poor prognoses, according to research published ahead of print in the journal Molecular and Cellular Biology.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biology, Science

The Daily Record

Breast cancer horror after GP mistake

The GP told her she had a "blockage" and suggested she use starflower oil to see if it helped her symptoms.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland, United Kingdom

Swindon Advertiser

Pedal power starts a charity revolution

Gerald Page and supporters, who took part in a cycle challenge from Swindon to Taunton to raise money for the GWH's outpatient department BEFORE Carl Page lost his battle with cancer he asked his brother Gerald to raise money to ease the pain of future sufferers.


Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Pancreatic Cancer

Wed Aug 27, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Pamper your way to brighter future

From left, Ros Burden, Trish Toner, Bev Neal and Lesley Bayliss who are organising a pamper evening in aid of GWH's brighter futures breast cancer appeal TICKETS are still available to people in need of a little luxury this weekend at a special pampering evening in aid of a new breast cancer treatment.


Related Topix: Cancer

PhysOrg Weblog

Better classification to improve treatments for breast cancer

Breast cancer can be classified into ten different subtypes, and scientists have developed a tool to identify which is which.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Biology, Science, Genetics

Worcester News

Worcestershire's answer to Great British Bake Off raises hundreds for Worcester's breast unit

Annette Calloway and cousin and original breast cancer calendar girl Kate Butler at her mother June Wilcox's tea and cakes morning .


Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Health, Medicine

Bioscience Technology

Estrogen-based Compound Suppresses Binge Eating

Binge eating, an eating disorder in which a person frequently consumes unusually large amounts of food in a short period of time, affects about 5 to 10 percent of U.S. adults and is more common in women than men.


Related Topix: Life, Food, US News, Nutrition, United States Department of Agriculture, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Genetics, Health

Knoxville News Sentinel

Share your story with our audience If you are a breast cancer...

If you are a breast cancer survivor or have a family member who has survived or died of breast cancer, we invite you to share your story with the News Sentinel's readers and audience.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Sports

The Ephrata Review

Breast cancer patient helping others

At this time last year, Vicki Wilson of Lititz had completed six months of chemotherapy for breast cancer and was preparing for a grueling regimen of 34 radiation therapy treatments.


Related Topix: Health, Lititz, PA, Ephrata, PA, Oncology, Opinion

The Southtown Star

A good fit at specialty boutique for cancer patients

Lynn's Boutique, a specialty shop in Franciscan St. James Health's Comprehensive Cancer Center in Olympia Fields, expects to experience a smooth transition at the end of this month.


Related Topix: Olympia Fields, IL, Blue Island, IL, Lansing, IL, Medicine, Health

The Independent & Free Press

Georgetown Hospital elevated to Ontario Breast Screening Program Assessment Centre

Women in the Halton Region can now access the Ontario Breast Screening Program through any of Halton Healthcare Services' three community hospitals.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Health

Fort Bend Star

Stepping it up and Running Fast for a CURE" Breast Cancer Awareness walk on Oct. 18

Breast cancer is a disease that has had a profound impact on survivors, their families and the public.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Summit Sun

Breast Cancer support on display in the Snowy Mountains

HUNDREDS of Pink Lady silhouettes will be on display in the Snowy Mountains on Saturday, September 6 in a meaningful show of support for women and families affected by breast cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Pharmaceutical Online

Could Breast Cancer Drugs Treat Brain Tumors?

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati are hoping for success in using aromatase inhibitors, such as letrazole , in the treatment of malignant primary brain tumors .


Related Topix: Health, University of Cincinnati, Femara, Letrozole (generic)