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Fatal Cardiac Events No Higher With Aromatase Inhibitors for Breast Cancer Therapy
In the last few years, at least two different meta-analyses have suggested that newer estrogen-lowering aromatase inhibitors used to prevent recurrence of breast cancer may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. But a study published ... [...]
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Radiation therapy chemotherapy combination improves survival in adults with …
Patients were randomized to 1 of 2 trial arms, radiation therapy plus six cycles of PCV chemotherapy or radiation therapy alone. Before treatment, researchers conducted a pathology review on tumor samples and prepared for samples for correlative ... [...]
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Breast cancer campaign gets round Facebook and Instagram nipple bans by using …
This breast cancer charity thinks it has got round social media censorship rules with a clever demonstration video. Movimiento Ayuda Cáncer de Mama - an Argentian breast cancer group - laughed at the ban on women's nipples by using a large pair of ... [...]
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Shrewsbury mum who saved son by Googling symptoms calls for more money for …
The tumour was discovered after his mother researched his symptoms on the internet and demanded a scan. Kian was seen three times at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital before Mrs Jones suggested he may be suffering from a brain tumour. Mrs Jones, of ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: Study
The BRCA1 gene mutation, which raises the risk of breast cancer by 80 percent, may be linked to having fewer eggs in the ovaries as a woman ages, the Australian investigators said. But a cause-and-effect relationship was not proven. "Although BRCA1 is ... [...]
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Help community put up a fight in 'The People vs. Breast Cancer'
That's when a benefit concert called “The People vs. Breast Cancer” will fill the venue. Bobby Vaziri helped organize the event, and as he told us, the concert is in honor of Shiva Haghighi, a close friend who passed away due to cancer at only 28 years ... [...]
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Breast cancer screening rates drop to 10-year low in Lothians
THOUSANDS of women in Lothian could be putting themselves at risk of breast cancer after the number snubbing vital screening hit a ten-year high. Official NHS data revealed around a third of eligible women rejected routine breast x-rays between 2012 ... [...]
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Long Term Low Fat Diets May Protect Against Breast Cancer
A new study from researchers at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute have found that women who follow a low fat diet for at least eight years following menopause have an improved survival rate from invasive breast cancers. Rowan Chlebowski MD ... [...]
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'Nothing will ever prepare you to hear the words 'you have breast cancer …
My mother sadly died from breast cancer when she was 61. My sister was diagnosed twice in her mid-30s and is fully recovered. I had eight rounds of chemotherapy. Two months later, I had a double mastectomy followed by 32 sessions of radiotherapy. [...]
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Mother's Day tradition helps cancer patients
This is the fifth year that breast cancer survivor Thai Tyquin has organised the event, which aims to raise $30, 000 to help cancer patients. “From the minute I was unwell I received an enormous amount of support,” Ms Tyquin said. “I knew from that ... [...]
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Miguel Carrasquillo Euthanasia: Brain Cancer Patient Urges Lawmakers To Pass …
Miguel Carrasquillo, a young Latino man dying of brain cancer, has joined forces with Compassion & Choices to urge state lawmakers nationwide to pass laws to give terminally ill adults the option of medical aid in dying. The 35-year-old chef was ... [...]
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British stars auction art creations in aid of breast cancer cure
The pictures available, which range from basic sketches made by less artistic stars to lovingly rendered landscapes, are being sold as part of the Art for Cure campaign and art show, which raises money to fund research into breast cancer through the ... [...]
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