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Breast Cancer

Miles of Hope honors activists, looks to future of breast cancer care
www.poughkeepsiejournal.com
Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation focused on the present during its annual brunch Sunday, but also looked to the future. While honoring activists and students affected by breast cancer, Miles of Hope also explored how the disease could be treated ... [...]
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Bartlesville resident shares cancer story with Senate
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But the sooner it is found and treated, the better a woman's survival rate is. Statistics, numbers and research can help underscore the importance of an issue, which in this instance is breast cancer. It's estimated that 246,000 new cases of invasive ... [...]
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Breast cancer survivor urges regular checkups
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Several procedures and treatments later, Lauri Adams, 59, of Hot Springs, is a survivor of triple negative receptor breast cancer, which she was diagnosed with after a mammogram came back irregular in January 2013. Adams went for a biopsy after doctors ... [...]
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Wilmot Cancer Institute holds breast cancer research fundraiser
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The event, which is Wilmot's biggest fundraiser of the year, helped raise funds for breast cancer research. The director of research at Wilmot Cancer Institute Hucky Land said the organization has expanded their treatment capabilities and now looks to ... [...]
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Younger women who opt out of mastectomy after breast cancer more likely to die …
www.thesun.co.uk
It also doubled the likelihood of the cancer spreading. And these women saw their risk of dying from cancer up 60 per cent, while their chances of dying young were up 70 per cent. British experts said breast cancer treatment has moved on with women now ... [...]
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Exercise can minimize side effects of drugs used in cancer treatment
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But DeNysschen's research suggests that exercise can minimize the side effects of some drugs used in treating cancer. A pilot study that looked at the effect of exercise on breast cancer patients taking drugs known as aromatase inhibitors (AIs) showed ... [...]
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Photo shoot boosts Cheshire cancer patient's confidence while sending message …
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CHESHIRE — Feeling comfortable in her own skin while undergoing chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer was something that Jamie Collins struggled with, especially when she started losing her hair, but a local photographer helped her feel beautiful ... [...]
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Survivor: 'Until there's a cure, mark your calendar for Mother's Day'
www.chicagotribune.com
It has raised more than $4.5 million, enabling the hospital to provide state-of-the-art treatment and services to breast cancer patients and their families, said Dr. Jilma Patrick, a fellowship-trained surgeon at the Little Company of Mary ... [...]
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'Alarming' underuse of trastuzumab in breast cancer
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Nearly one-half of all eligible patients aged 65 years and older with Stage I–III breast cancer do not receive trastuzumab-based therapy, which has been proven effective. In a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, researchers found that ... [...]
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Does natural progesterone aid in the effective treatment of breast cancer?
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My friend, Gladyce Fasteen, wanted to help, but she was fighting a return of her progesterone positive breast cancer (three lumps down her spine and a large lump on her shoulder). Her doctor informed her that further treatment was not indicated because ... [...]
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Exercise can help cancer survivors maximize health
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Not only can exercise during cancer treatment improve physical functioning, it can enhance quality of life. While it is well known that exercise can lower one's risk of developing breast cancer by about 25%, women who exercise after completing breast ... [...]
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Metastectomies: Local Approaches to Breast Cancer Metastases
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In patients with metastatic breast cancer (MBC), realistic treatment goals are improvement in quality of life (QOL) and life prolongation. However, there is increasing evidence that patients with oligometastatic disease (OMBC) do better in terms of ... [...]
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