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More patients opt for mastectomy despite limited, early-stage breast cancer

More patients opt for mastectomy despite limited, early-stage breast cancer

More women with breast cancer are opting for mastectomy rather than undergoing breast conservation surgery.

Calcium channel blockers not found to increase risk of breast cancer

Calcium channel blockers not found to increase risk of breast cancer

Women who take calcium channel blockers to treat their hypertension are not at increased risk for developing breast cancer.

Proton therapy less costly than some alternative radiotherapy techniques

Partial breast irradiation (APBI) with proton therapy, as opposed to whole breast irradiation (WBI), may prove more affordable and have a more beneficial length of treatment for patients with early stage breast cancer.

Preventative therapies for healthy women at high risk of breast cancer

Preventative therapies for healthy women at high risk of breast cancer

SERMs and aromatase inhibitors have been proven to be excellent agents in the preventive setting for ER-positive breast cancer, but newer agents must be found specifically for ER-negative breast cancers, which mostly occur in premenopausal women.

Cellular evidence for mind-body connection in breast cancer survivors

Researchers have demonstrated that employing mindfulness meditation or being a member of a support group has a positive physical impact at the cellular level in breast cancer survivors.

Breast Cancer Videos

Clinical Trial: Pre-Surgery Positron Emission Mammography in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer

Clinical trial focusing on pre-surgery positron emission mammography. Pre-Surgery Positron Emission Mammography in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer

Clinical Trial: A Breast Cancer Information Registry for Participants With Breast Cancer or Characteristics of Hereditary Breast Cancer (BCCR)

Clinical trial focusing on breast cancer information registry. A Breast Cancer Information Registry for Participants With Breast Cancer or Characteristics of Hereditary Breast Cancer (BCCR)

Clinical Trial: Changes in Breast Density and Breast Cancer Risk in Women With Breast Cancer and in Healthy Women

Clinical trial focusing on breast density and breast cancer risk. Changes in Breast Density and Breast Cancer Risk in Women With Breast Cancer and in Healthy Women

Clinical Trial: Genomic Testing for Primary Breast Cancer

Clinical trial focusing on genomic testing for primary breast cancer. Genomic Testing for Primary Breast Cancer

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