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Genetic tests may not reveal clear treatment path for breast cancer
NEW YORK — At a time when genetic testing and genetically personalised treatments for cancer are proliferating, buoyed by new resources like President Barack Obama's US$215 million (S$295 million) personalised medicine initiative, women with breast ... [...]
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Breast cancer trial destroys tumors in 11 days
This is an incredibly remarkable development in the world of cancer! New research that's been presented at the European Breast Cancer Conference shows that two drugs have eliminated certain types of breast cancers...in just 11 days. Yes, the trial ... [...]
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Double mastectomies for breast cancer tripled in 10 years
Most women who are diagnosed with breast cancer undergo surgery as part of their treatment. There are three types: breast-conserving surgery, such as lumpectomy or partial mastectomy; unilateral mastectomy, which removes the entire breast affected by ... [...]
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Breakthrough: Drug Combo Eradicates Breast Cancer in 11 Days
A new study found that the combination of the drugs trastuzumab and lapatinib could eradicate or significantly shrink breast cancer tumors within 11 days of diagnosis. The study was published by lead researcher Prof. Judith Bliss of the Institute of ... [...]
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Breast-cancer treatment wipes out tumors in 11 days
(London Daily Mail) A new treatment for breast cancer has completely eradicated tumours in just 11 days. Doctors today described the unexpected results as 'staggering' – and said the new two-pronged technique could spare thousands of women from ... [...]
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One in 10 risk malignant breast cancer before 75
The report also found a strong trend towards greater use of breast-conserving surgery (BCS, 'lumpectomy') in combination with radiotherapy. BCS now accounts for about two thirds of all surgical treatments for breast cancer and allows the patient to ... [...]
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Double mastectomies for breast cancer have tripled in the past 10 years
Most women who are diagnosed with breast cancer undergo surgery as part of their treatment. There are three types: breast-conserving surgery, such as lumpectomy or partial mastectomy; unilateral mastectomy, which removes the entire breast affected by ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Cure? New Drug Combination Shrinks Tumors Before Chemo, Results …
For others, their tumors may not shrink, but doctors will know either way very quickly, giving them the ability to rapidly decide on further treatment, " Samia al Qadhi, chief executive at Breast Cancer Care, said.“Although an early study, this has ... [...]
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Excitement at lapatinib and trastuzumab combination's ground-breaking …
The finding that around a quarter of woman with HER2 positive breast cancer who were treated with lapatinib and trastuzumab saw their tumors shrink or disappear has 'ground-breaking' potential, an expert has said. Women in the clinical trial, who had ... [...]
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Insulin treatment may increase breast cancer risk
Conversely, women taking the oral medication metformin instead of insulin to treat their diabetes seem less likely to have dense breasts, Andersen said. Women with breasts that were more than 75 percent dense had a four to six times higher risk of ... [...]
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Combination of drugs shrinks breast cancer tumours in just 11 days
The results were reported at the European Breast Cancer Conference in Amsterdam, which means they're yet to be peer-reviewed, but if they hold up to scrutiny, the finding suggests that, for some women, the new treatment could replace the need for ... [...]
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Dr. Blackwell on Late Recurrences in Patients With Breast Cancer
Kimberly L. Blackwell, MD, medical oncologist, Duke Cancer Institute, discusses using the word "cure" in patients with breast cancer who have not had recurrences of disease. Though it would be ideal to tell patients they are cured of their disease at 5 ... [...]
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More regular chemotherapy BOOSTS breast cancer survival: Treatment every 2 …
But the study of 3,305 women, presented at the European Breast Cancer Conference in Amsterdam, found that speeding up the treatment to every two weeks improved 10-year survival by 29 per cent. In some more aggressive cancers, the chances of the ... [...]
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Rustic Cuff Founder And Fans Brighten Days Of Breast Cancer Patients
Last fall, Jill challenged some of her fans to donate to help in the fight against breast cancer. Not only did they raise $50,000 for Oklahoma Project Woman, but also donated 500 bracelets to be given to patients like Alisha. Members of the Addicted to ... [...]
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Fortnightly chemo works best
Young women with breast cancer are a third more likely to survive the disease if their chemotherapy doses are more frequent, results have confirmed. Doctors urged the NHS to offer patients chemotherapy ... a diagnosis of breast cancer. Two trials led ... [...]
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Study: Early breast cancer treatments respond well to less aggressive radiation
Today, doctors from Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust addressed the 10th European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-10) and, according to Eureka Alert, discussed their findings regarding radiation and breast cancer. According to their study, ... [...]
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