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Australian Public Not Being Informed About Dangers of Medical Overdiagnosis

May 20, 2015 — A national survey reveals that only one in ten Australians report being told about the risk of overdiagnosis by their doctors, according to research. The increasingly recognized problem of ... read more

Cancer Survivors Have Evolving Information Needs

May 15, 2015 — Judging by the nature and topics of their information seeking, cancer patients' information needs appear to differ depending on the type of cancer they have and where they are in their ... read more

Inconsistent Medicaid Expansion Would Widen Disparities in Screenings for Women's Cancers

May 12, 2015 — Researchers recently conducted a study that found low-income and uninsured women in states that are not expanding their Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid coverage are less likely to receive breast ... read more

Men With High Estrogen Levels Could Be at Greater Risk of Breast Cancer

May 11, 2015 — Men with naturally high levels of the female hormone estrogen may have a greater risk of developing breast cancer, according to research by an international collaboration. This is the first time a ... read more

New Anti-Cancer Stem Cell Compound Under Development

May 6, 2015 — Scientists have developed a novel anti-cancer stem cell agent capable of targeting aggressive tumor forming cells common to breast, pancreas, colon and prostate cancers. The breakthrough comes almost ... read more

Fragments of tRNA Suggest a Novel Mechanism for Cancer Progression

May 7, 2015 — Researchers discover that particular genetic fragments, of a type of RNA known as transfer RNA, or tRNA, appear to be capable of reducing the growth and spread of breast cancer ... read more

Why Almost Half of Patients Opt out of Comprehensive Cancer Testing

May 7, 2015 — Some at-risk patients opted out of comprehensive cancer gene screening when presented with the opportunity to be tested for the presence of genes linked to various cancers, according to a recent ... read more

New Method Detects More Breast Cancer in Screening

May 6, 2015 — Tomosynthesis detects 40% more breast cancers than traditional mammography does, according to a major screening study. This is the first large-scale study to compare the screening method with regular ... read more

May 5, 2015 — The effectiveness of cancer vaccines could be dramatically boosted by first loading the cancer antigens into silicon microparticles, report scientists. Model studies showed that microparticles loaded ... read more

Racial Differences in Male Breast Cancer Outcomes

May 4, 2015 — While black and white men under age 65 diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer received similar treatment, blacks had a 76 percent higher risk of death than whites, research shows. Male breast ... read more

Eligible for Breast Conserving Therapy, Many Still Choose Mastectomy

Apr. 23, 2015 — Breast-conserving therapy – or the removal of less breast tissue via a lumpectomy – was successful in more than 90 percent of the women who became eligible for this procedure after treatment with ... read more

Potential New Target to Prevent Breast Cancer Relapse

Apr. 23, 2015 — Researchers have discovered an important factor in the development of breast cancer and its spread, which may present a new target for treatment. They have, for the first time, shown how a specific ... read more

More Than 85 Percent of Surgeons Disregard Breast Screening Recommendation

Apr. 21, 2015 — The vast majority of surgeons continue to recommend that women 40 years old or older with an average risk for breast cancer be screened annually for the disease, despite a 2009 US Preventive Services ... read more

Biennial Interval Optimal for Average Risk Women, New Breast Cancer Screening Analysis Confirms

Apr. 20, 2015 — Results from a second comprehensive analysis of mammography screening, this time using data from digital mammography, confirms findings from a 2009 analysis of film mammography: biennial (every two ... read more

New Light Shed on How Breast Cancer Cells Avoid Death

Apr. 20, 2015 — New reserach offer insights into how breast cancer cells avoid anoikis, which is cell death induced by detachment from the extracellular ... read more

South-Asian Women More Likely to Be Diagnosed With Later Stage Breast Cancer

Apr. 20, 2015 — South-Asian women are more likely to be diagnosed with later stage breast cancer compared to the general population, while Chinese women are more likely to be diagnosed with early stage cancer, ... read more

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Dramatically Improves Cancer Detection Rate in Dense Breast Tissue

Apr. 24, 2015 — Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) increases the rate of cancer detection in women with dense breast tissue by as much as 67 percent, according to new ... read more

FDG PET/CT Not Useful in Staging Newly Diagnosed Stage III Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer

Apr. 24, 2015 — Although National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines consider 18F-PET/CT appropriate for systemic staging of newly diagnosed stage III breast cancer, the technique may not be equally valuable ... read more

Breakthrough Provides New Hope for More Effective Treatments for Patients With HER2+ Breast Cancer

Apr. 24, 2015 — Researchers have identified parts of the body that rev up one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer, HER2+. Their findings suggest that 38 genes and molecules likely trigger HER2+ cancer ... read more

Gene Mapping Reveals Soy's Dynamic, Differing Roles in Breast Cancer

Apr. 28, 2015 — Scientists have mapped genes affected by phytonutrients in soy, and have found that minimally processed soy flour suppresses breast cancer, while purified isoflavones stimulate genes that accelerate ... read more

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