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Brain Cancer

Remarkable survival story of brain tumour survivor who was given four months …
She says more research is desperately needed as the symptoms for different brain tumours vary so wildly. For instance, she points out how Debbie McGee, widow of the late magician Paul Daniels, recently told how the first sign of his fatal brain tumour ... [...]
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Explore State of Breast Imaging at ACR 2016
Newswise — Washington, DC — At ACR 2016 —The Crossroads of Radiology®, radiologists will gain essential skills to respond to questions from consumers, administrators and payers about conflicting breast cancer screening studies and recommendations ... [...]
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GBO Launches Gifts Against Breast Cancer for NBCF
ARLINGTON, Mass., April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- GiftBasketsOverseas.com (GBO), the experts in international gift delivery, announced the launch of its Gifts Against Breast Cancer campaign, in cooperation with National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. [...]
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Hospital gets funds to fight breast cancer
ASHLAND - The Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital Foundation has received a grant from the Kentucky Department for Public Health of $27,500 to fight breast cancer by increasing mammography rates in the counties of Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Greenup and Lewis, ... [...]
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Ado-trastuzumab Emtansine Evaluated With Docetaxel, Pertuzumab
Ado-trastuzumab emtansine in combination with docetaxel with or without pertuzumab appeared efficacious in patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-positive metastatic locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer, a study published ... [...]
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Honoring his mom by helping other women with breast cancer
As thousands of people line up April 16 Saturday for the 25th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Down-town Indianapolis, Colin Bowles and his team of 20 will be part of that sea of pink. They'll be walking to honor Beth Bowles — Colin's mom ... [...]
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Woman Diagnosed with Rare Form of Breast Cancer at 23
“We found the lump on a Friday night, and I found out it was cancer the next Thursday. So it was less than a week.” With no family history of breast cancer, Katie was blindsided when she was diagnosed with stage 2a mucinous carcinoma. “It typically ... [...]
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Better study of which tumours develop into breast cancer
A team looking at the relationship between early breast cancer tumours and more advanced forms of the disease has discovered a potential way to separate patients according to their risk and offer tailored treatment as a result. The most common form of ... [...]
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Hundreds 'Paint the Path Pink' at Mitchell Intermediate for breast cancer
One of those to sign up is Conroe Independent School District Assistant Director of Nutrition Karen Pue, who graduated from Conroe High School in 1989 and began working for CISD as a cook in 1997, was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 10, ... [...]
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Son flies on snowboard as mom battles cancer
When it comes to sports, the Rice family of Farmington Hills doesn't let anything get in the way – not even mom Kat's brain cancer diagnosis and treatment. This weekend, “Flyin' Brian” Rice – just 11 years old – will compete in three snowboarding ... [...]
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Study investigates light, biological clocks, estrogen receptor expression in …
Boston, MA-- Researchers are exploring one possible physiologic explanation of why prior studies have demonstrated a higher risk of breast cancer in women who experience high levels of illumination at night. Their study results in an animal model will ... [...]
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More Latinas screened for breast cancer after 'Promotora' visits
PORTLAND, Ore., April 1, 2016 -- Latina women were nearly twice as likely to be screened for breast cancer after they were visited in their homes by trained community health workers, known as Promotoras, according to a study published in Cancer ... [...]
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