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California study: Local breast cancer survival rates slightly lower
Medical providers and patient advocates are using a new study on breast cancer survivability to remind people of tried and true benefits of early detection and support for people in treatment. The Rural Breast Cancer Survival Study found Humboldt ... [...]
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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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Breast screening rates in Scotland fall to lowest in decade
Mary Allison, Scotland director at Breast Cancer Now, said: “Breast screening saves lives. It can help detect breast cancer at its earliest stages, which increases chances of survival.” She called for more action to tackle inequalities, as low uptake ... [...]
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Targeted therapy gives cancer patients hope for better survival rates
Although HER2-positive breast cancer patients are expected to have lower survival rates compared to those with HER2-negative disease, in this day and age, receiving a diagnosis of metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer is no longer a death sentence. [...]
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Breast Cancer rates are highly increased on African American Women – Inglewood …
The Cancer Society said African-American women are more likely than other other racial or ethnic groups to be diagnosed at later stages and therefore have lower survival rates. Also, there is a higher rate of triple negative breast cancer diagnosis ... [...]
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Breast Cancer rates are highly increased on African American Women – Erie Tech …
Breast cancer rates are highly increased on African-American women are rising, two new studies said.Between 2008 and 2012, the incidence of breast cancer for African-American women rose 0.4 percent per year. By 2012, American Cancer Society 's ... [...]
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Cancer survival rates in Suffolk and Essex remain a postcode lottery
“Although the survival rates with breast cancer are good, there's still an awful lot of people dying from the disease and a lot of the time it's because the symptoms are not being detected,” she added. “If anyone for one minute thinks there is ... [...]
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Surgery improves survival rates for men with prostate cancer if radiation …
Approximately 14 percent of men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lifetimes, according to the National Institutes of Health. Radiation therapy traditionally has been a primary treatment for the cancer, but one-fourth of men ... [...]
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Death rates for prostate cancer could soar by 30% unless urgent action is …
Deaths from prostate cancer will rise by a third in the next decade unless urgent action is taken, campaigners have warned. Late diagnosis and poor treatment are contributing to high mortality rates, according to the charity Prostate Cancer UK. The ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Rates Remain Constant, But Preventive Double Mastectomy Is On …
Annie-Claude Gomont, a woman suffering from breast cancer, waits for her surgery at the one-day surgery department of the French hospital Institut Curie specializing in cancer treatment, on November 4, 2014 in Paris. Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images. [...]
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Southland death rates for bowel and breast cancer second highest in New …
Southland had one of the highest cancer death rates in the country for both bowel and breast cancer between 2010-2012. Figures from the Ministry of Health 2010 to 2012 obtained by Fairfax reveal New Zealanders close to larger cities have lower death ... [...]
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Why do Northland men die of prostate cancer at such high rates?
Undertaken regularly, it can point to early signs of prostate cancer. But it's highly controversial, as it has a high rate of false positives. Because prostate cancer is generally a slow-growing cancer affecting older men, screening can lead to men ... [...]
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Cancer death rates – how your region fares
But the regional variation for some of the "big four" killer cancers - lung, breast, prostate and bowel - was much higher. Men in Northland died of prostate cancer at almost three times the rate of men in Waitemata, while more southern New Zealanders ... [...]
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BRCA testing rates in young women with breast cancer increase
Assessing a young women's genetic risk after a breast cancer diagnosis can have implications for subsequent treatment decisions. Ann H. Partridge, M.D., M.P.H., of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, and co-authors described the use of BRCA ... [...]
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Cancer death rates drop first time since its peak in two decades
Death rates for female breast cancer have declined 36 percent from peak rates in 1989, while deaths from prostate and colorectal cancers have each dropped about 50 percent from their peak, a result of improvements in early detection and treatment. [...]
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