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September 26, 2016

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September 26, 2016

After Long-Term Follow-Up, Study Looks at Prognostic Factors for Breast Cancer

Sep. 8, 2016 — A new study represents a long-term analysis of prognostic factors among some patients with breast cancer who were treated with breast-conserving therapy in the EORTC "boost no boost" trial, ... read more

Sep. 7, 2016 — In breakthrough research on breast cancer, a team discovered that higher levels of the nuclear transport gene XPO1 indicate when a patient is likely to be resistant to the popular drug ... read more

Computerized Tissue Image Analysis Reveals Underlying Genomics of ER+ Breast Cancer

Sep. 7, 2016 — The number of tubules in tumors may predict which women with estrogen receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer will benefit from hormone therapy alone and which require chemotherapy. A computer program ... read more

Scientists Reveal Insights Into Treatment Resistance of Metastastic Breast Cancer Research

Sep. 6, 2016 — A dynamic gene expression in metastatic breast cancer has been discovered that may contribute to disease progression and resistance to treatment experienced by many ... read more

Researchers Take Step Toward Eliminating Cancer Recurrence

Sep. 1, 2016 — Scientists have made an important step toward eliminating cancer recurrence by combining immunotherapy with chemotherapy. Specifically, they found that chemotherapy alone leads to two types of ... read more

Nationwide Study Sets Benchmarks for 30-Day Mortality Following Chemotherapy for Breast and Lung Cancer in England

Aug. 30, 2016 — For the first time, English national data on 30-day mortality for patients with breast and lung cancer treated with chemotherapy have been collected and analyzed in order to help clinical teams ... read more

Molecular Switch May Sensitize Triple-Negative Breast Cancers to Immunotherapy

Aug. 29, 2016 — A new study offers compelling evidence that enzyme PRL-3 is 'switch' in TNF-R1 pathway, determining whether pathway helps cancer cells survive or die when challenged with ... read more

Radiologists Detect Breast Cancer in 'Blink of an Eye'

Aug. 29, 2016 — Visual attention researchers showed radiologists mammograms for half a second and found that they could identify abnormal mammograms at better than chance levels. They further tested this ability ... read more

Artificial Intelligence Expedites Breast Cancer Risk Prediction

Aug. 29, 2016 — Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) software that reliably interprets mammograms, assisting doctors with a quick and accurate prediction of breast cancer risk. The AI computer ... read more

Aug. 29, 2016 — Breast cancer researchers have discovered that mutations found outside of genes that accumulate in estrogen receptor positive breast tumors throughout their development act as dominant culprits ... read more

Aug. 24, 2016 — A researcher has discovered a way to kill spreading breast cancer cells and her new technology has generated a licensing agreement that will accelerate the therapy's path to clinical trials. ... read more

Aug. 24, 2016 — Multidrug resistance (MDR) is the mechanism by which many cancers develop resistance to chemotherapy. Researchers have developed nanoparticles that simultaneously deliver chemotherapy drugs to tumors ... read more

Melatonin Boost a Key to Fighting Breast Cancer

Aug. 23, 2016 — Melatonin, a hormone produced in the human brain, appears to suppress the growth of breast cancer tumors. While treatments based on this new, key discovery are still years away, the results give ... read more

How Often Should You Have a Mammogram? Breast Density and Risk Can Inform Decision

Aug. 22, 2016 — Women between the ages of 50 and 74 may benefit from more or less frequent mammography screening than is generally recommended, depending on breast density and risk, say ... read more

Study Confirms Long-Term Effects of 'Chemobrain' in Mice

Aug. 18, 2016 — Women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer have long complained of lingering cognitive impairments after treatment. These effects are referred to as 'chemobrain,' a feeling of mental ... read more

New Report Presents Bundled Payment Model for Breast Cancer Screening

Aug. 18, 2016 — Mammography may present an opportunity for the expanded use of bundled payments in radiology, suggests new research. The study reports that breast cancer screening provides a framework for ... read more

Study Links Two Genes to Breast Cancer Survival

Aug. 17, 2016 — Testing for the activity of two genes could pick out women who are at increased risk of dying from their breast cancers, suggests a new study of almost 2,000 ... read more

Novel Tracer Safely and Effectively Maps Sentinel Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer Patients

Aug. 17, 2016 — A recent study demonstrates the effectiveness and safety of Tc-99m-rituximab, a new SLN radiotracer, that targets the antigen CD20, which is expressed extensively in lymph ... read more

Duration of Adulthood Overweight, Obesity Linked to Cancer Risk in US Women

Aug. 16, 2016 — The duration of overweight and obesity in women's adult lives is associated with cancer risk, according to a longitudinal ... read more

Drug Sensitivity Restored in Breast Cancer Tumors

Aug. 11, 2016 — A team of cancer researchers has uncovered one way certain tumors resist vital ... read more

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