Female breast cancer survivors may be able to lose weight through modest lifestyle changes.
New research indicates that men with naturally high levels of the female hormone estrogen may have a greater risk of developing breast cancer.
No difference seen in distant disease-free intervals for those with versus those without a positive family history, say researchers.
Women with luminal A subtype breast cancer, especially those older than 60 years, may not need radiation treatment if they are already taking hormone therapy.
A false breast cancer alarm may still result in severe psychological strain.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can provide vital information for predicting the odds of breast cancer development.
Low-income and women without insurance in states that are not expanding their Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid coverage are less likely to receive breast and cervical cancer screenings.
Five-year risk plus breast density can best identify women at high risk for interval cancer.
Tomosynthesis detects 40% more breast cancers than traditional mammography does, according to a major screening study.
For women with breast cancer using the drug tamoxifen, coffee appears to both inhibit tumor growth and reduce recurrence.
Digital breast tomosynthesis increases the rate of cancer detection in women with dense breast tissue by as much as 67%, according to research.
A family history of breast cancer does not influence prognosis for women with breast cancer.
A new study reveals specific genetic alterations that appear to impact the prognosis and survival rates of African American women.
Slowly progressive weight lifting can reduce incidence of physical function deterioration.
Breast cancer that occurs in younger women is likely to be more aggressive and to require more intensive therapies, with increased risk of long-term side effects.
A majority of surgeon continue to recommend annual breast cancer screening for women in their forties, despite a 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation that recommends otherwise.
Researchers have identified gene mutations associated with breast cancer onset in populations of Polish and French-Canadian women.
Chemotherapy, which can cause an inability to concentrate, is measurable effect related to cancer treatment.
Nearly a third of women eligible for breast-conserving therapy instead opt for removal of an entire breast.
Slowly progressive weight lifting reduced the incidence of physical function deterioration among breast cancer survivors.
Although FDG PET/CT is appropriate for systemic staging of newly diagnosed stage III breast cancer, the technique may not be equally valuable for all breast cancer histologies, research indicates.
Oophorectomy is linked to a 62% reduction in breast cancer death for women diagnosed with breast cancer that carry a BRCA1 gene mutation.
Many Americans are not getting recommended screening tests for breast, cervical, and colon cancers.
Sensor technology is used to illustrate the amount of pressure applied in breast palpation, helping clinicians refine their clinical skills for locating a breast mass.
South Asian women are more likely to have later stage breast cancer at diagnosis compared with the general population, research has shown.
Immediate treatment with zoledronic acid prevented bone loss compared with delayed treatment in breast cancer.
Survival mechanism in breast cancer cells is found to result in poorer outcomes for African American women
The worse outcomes for African American women with estrogen-receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer, when compared with European American patients, appears to be related to a reduced cellular sensitivity to tamoxifen.
Preliminary study results indicate that an experimental immune system drug is generally safe and well tolerated in women with metastatic, triple-negative breast cancer.
Researchers investigated the disparities between blacks and whites in receipt of treatment for early stage breast cancer.
Breast cancer and chemobrain: Stress of diagnosis can impair cognitive function before chemotherapy is started
Milder cognitive defects displayed by breast cancer patient even before the initiation of chemotherapy may be attributable to disease-related posttraumatic stress, new study data indicates.
Survival and recurrence rates show little difference in women who undergo full breast removal as opposed to retaining the nipple during the procedure.
For many women with breast cancer, there is concern about the genetic risk of developing other cancers themselves or of a loved one developing cancer.
Higher costs for breast cancer treatments are linked to better outcomes, according to a recent study.
Lowest variability seen in Volpara and Quantra; higher variability for Cumulus ABD and CumulusV methods.
Physicians and cancer survivors influence women undergoing bilateral mastectomy as their treatment for breast cancer.
Women diagnosed with breast cancer who previously breastfed their babies had a 30% overall decreased risk of disease recurrence.
There may be gaps in information and support provision after diagnosis for breast cancer.
Researchers have identified mutations that were associated with significantly different risks of breast and ovarian cancers, which may have implications for risk assessment and cancer prevention decision making among carriers of these mutations.
Although not usually recommended for women with localized cancer undergoing breast-conserving surgery, axillary lymph node evaluation is performed frequently in women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) breast cancer.
Four major themes characterize the experience of cancer risk management for women who are positive for BRCA genetic mutations.
A supervised, moderate- to high-intensity exercise program is most effective for patients with breast cancer undergoing adjuvant chemotherapy.
An analysis of the genetic data from more than 67,000 women has helped establish a polygenic risk score, derived from many genetic factors, which can be used to identify women with a greater breast cancer risk.
A large percentage of survivors of breast cancer have symptoms suggesting underlying sleep disorders that require referral.
New research has found that in women with early stage breast cancer, surgeons no longer universally remove most of the lymph nodes in the underarm area when a biopsy of the nearby lymph nodes indicates cancer.
Women in their 40s should make an informed personal decision, say the new draft guidelines.
The use of breast ultrasound could eliminate the need for biopsy in many cases in adolescent girls, according to a recent study.
Biennial (once every two years) screening is preferable for women of age 50 through 74 that have an average risk of developing breast cancer.
An increase in overnight fasting decreases glucose levels and may lower the risk of breast cancer among women.
An evaluation of this mobile health app found easy to use for diverse, low-income women.
Researchers have learned more about breast cancer, including identification of a gene that drives the aggressive disease.
Most hospitalists would not order an inpatient mammography for breast cancer screening.
Although many patients with breast cancer are concerned about genetic risk for other cancer types, almost half don't have conversation with doctor about potential for future problems.
A low degree of mammographic breast density worsens the prognosis of breast cancer, according to a recent study.
A text reminder can help increase breast cancer screening attendance, study data shows.
Specific BRCA mutations confer higher risks of breast cancer, while other BRCA mutations confer higher risks of ovarian cancer.
A recent study has determined that approximately 90 percent of breast cancers can be diagnosed via magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
A third of women diagnosed with breast cancer are concerned about the genetic risk of a family member developing cancer.
A newly discovered mechanism that has helped researchers understand why some breast cancer tumors respond to specific chemotherapies and others do not.
Enabling patients to manage stress early in their breast cancer treatment can improve their mood and quality of life many years later.
Racial and ethnic differences extend to how surgeons and hospitals for breast cancer care are selected
Black and Hispanic women with breast cancer were less likely to use reputation as a factor ins selecting their surgeon or hospital for treatment, when compared with white women.
Breast cancer patients given the hormone-blocking drug goserelin during chemotherapy experience less ovarian failure and are more likely to have successful pregnancies, according to study results.
Women with diabetes may have an increased risk of being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, according to new study results.
An abnormally low amount of the protein TGFBR2 is associated with resistance to tamoxifen response in breast cancer treatment.
A comparison of the diagnostic interpretation of breast biopsy slides by pathologists and that of an expert consensus panel yielded an overall agreement of 75%.
A study of breast cancer in transgender veterans has identified 10 new cases, increases the number of recorded cases in transgender individuals.
Breast cancer survivors have a higher risk of developing thyroid cancer, especially within 5 years of their breast cancer diagnosis, according to a national database analysis.
Researchers compared tiny variations in the genetic make-up of more than 120,000 women of European ancestry, with and without breast cancer, and identified 15 new genetic variations linked to a higher risk of the disease.
Patients with larger malignant tumors of the breast who undergo chemotherapy before breast cancer surgery are more likely to opt for a breast-preserving procedure, according to a new study.
A regional anesthetic technique in combination with standard care could potentially spare a third of women undergoing a mastectomy chronic post-operative pain, according to study data.
Breast screening via ultrasound is unaffected by breast density, is not associated with ionizing radiation, and does not require IV contrast material, but acceptance of this modality has lagged.
Breast cancer in women with diabetes is more likely to be advanced stage at diagnosis.
Black and Hispanic women with breast cancer are less likely to select a surgeon or determine hospital based on reputation.
An association of high rates of inappropriate imaging for prostate cancer and breast cancer found in a study of Medicare beneficiaries suggests that regional culture could contribute to inappropriate imaging.
Disparities exist regarding the level of awareness and knowledge of breast density among US women, according to a study.
Household net worth can be linked to adherence to hormonal therapy among breast cancer patients and partially explains racial disparities in quality of care.
A newly developed surface for silicone breast implants could greatly increase the chance that they are properly assimilated by the body without rejection.
They found that women who received a reminder were 20% more likely to attend their breast cancer screening appointment.
Scientists believe that targeting blood vessel cells known as pericytes may offer a potential new therapeutic approach for breast and other cancers.
A family history of prostate cancer among first-degree relatives may increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study.
A new program developed by UCLA researchers may ease post-treatment "chemo brain" in patients with breast cancer.
Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) shows precancerous breast changes in women with BRCA gene mutation
MRS that incorporates monitoring of biochemical changes in tissue could improve the management of women at risk of breast cancer, according to a new study.
Regional infrastructure could contribute to inappropriate imaging in patients at risk for prostate and breast cancer.
Researchers continue to examine the effects of massage therapy and how it may help to reduce fatigue in patients with breast cancer.
Laws mandating notification of dense breasts may pose a risk of unnecessary procedures and false positives for women at low- and moderate-risk of breast cancer.
This case study examines a case of sex-related headaches in a breast cancer survivor after treatment for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).
Use of the gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist, goserelin, protects against ovarian failure, according to a study.
A new patient-centered mobile app entitled Share the Journey: Mind, Body and Wellness after Breast Cancer has launched.
Women with a family history of prostate cancer in first-degree relatives may have a higher risk of developing breast cancer.
Lipid and metabolite deregulation were seen in breast tissue of women carrying BRCA1/2 mutations.
Knowledge of the risk of over-detection and over-diagnosis associated with mammography screening can lower intentions to undergo breast screening, according to a new Lancet study.
Breast cancer during pregnancy presents additional psychosocial challenges as patients cope with a devastating diagnosis during a time of hope and promise for the future.
Female breast cancer survivors may be at an increased risk for developing thyroid cancer.
Many physicians who tested their breast-examination skills on a new type of pressure-sensing breast model failed to detect masses deep in the breast because they were administering adequate pressure, a study has found.
Women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer can use deodorant without increasing risk of underarm skin reactions, pain, itching, or burning.
A worldwide study of the DNA of 100,000 women has discovered two new genetic variants associated with an increased risk of breast cancer.
Researchers have discovered that ERBB4 (also known as HER4) is a driver protein in ERBB2-positive tumors that have developed resistance to first- or second-line treatments.
Cells that contain lower levels of protein profilin 1 in breast tumors have an increased capacity to metastasize and invade other tissues, according to research.
Risks and benefits of routine mammography continue to be debated, but educating women about the possibility of overdiagnosis from mammography screening may make some of them less likely to get the test.
Newly discovered segments of DNA shared by African American family members who have breast cancer indicate there may still be undiscovered breast cancer genes that may be unique to African Americans.
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