Breast Cancer in the News

Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study

07/16/2014 - Women choosing the procedure gained just one to seven extra months of life over 20 years, researchers say

Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women

07/09/2014 - It produced lower 5-year recurrence rates compared to tamoxifen, but didn't boost overall survival, study finds

Men Develop Breast Cancer, Too

07/07/2014 - But little research is done on male treatments, expert says

Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

07/04/2014 - But research is still preliminary, experts say

'Generally Reassuring' Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women's Cancers

07/02/2014 - But researchers still urge long-term monitoring

Mammography Costs Soar for Seniors, But Detection Rates the Same: Study

07/01/2014 - Research hasn't shown expensive technologies benefit women over 65, researcher says

3D Mammograms May Improve Breast Cancer Screening

06/24/2014 - Higher detection rates, fewer false alarms seen with newer technology, study says

Women With Breast Cancer Genes More Likely to Choose Extensive Surgery

06/23/2014 - Nearly three-quarters of patients changed their plans after learning they had increased risk: study

Mammography Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths by 28 Percent: Study

06/18/2014 - But experts say women still need risks, benefits spelled out

Breast Cancer Surgery Rates Vary Greatly in Canada

06/18/2014 - Those living farther from radiation centers more likely to receive mastectomy, study finds

MRIs Plus Mammograms Best for High-Risk Women, Study Finds

06/17/2014 - Canadian researchers say combination better for those at risk of breast cancer

Older Breast Cancer Patients Do Follow Drug Therapy: Study

06/16/2014 - 7-year review finds adherence to recommendations for preventing cancer return

Tumor-Targeting Agent Attaches to Cancer Cells: Study

06/11/2014 - New molecule may lead to improvements in detection and treatment, researchers say

Red Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

06/11/2014 - Eating more fish, nuts, poultry may help, but findings don't prove cause-and-effect

Moles May Be Harbinger of Higher Breast Cancer Risk

06/10/2014 - Studies found that women with more moles on their arms had slightly higher chance of malignancies

Breast Cancer Drug Herceptin Linked to Risk of Heart Problems: Study

06/10/2014 - But most of these effects reverse after women finish treatment, experts say

Sophisticated Chest Scans May Raise Children's Lifetime Cancer Risk

06/09/2014 - These imaging tests expose kids with heart disease to high doses of radiation, researchers report

Many Women With Breast Cancer Get Too Little Exercise

06/09/2014 - Physical activity linked to improved survival odds, experts say

Medicaid Patients Get Worse Cancer Care, Studies Contend

06/04/2014 - Researchers found screening, treatments weren't as good as patients with private insurance

Some Breast Cancer Patients May Get Drug-Linked Heart Failure: Study

06/03/2014 - But many aren't getting treated for the condition, researchers say

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