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Symptoms of Poor Sleep May Suggest Potential Sleep Disorders in Survivors of Breast Cancer

Symptoms of Poor Sleep May Suggest Potential Sleep Disorders in Survivors of Breast Cancer

ORLANDO, FL—A large percentage of survivors of breast cancer with sleep complaints have symptoms suggesting underlying sleep disorders that require referral to a sleep medicine specialist for further evaluation and treatment, according to preliminary study evidence presented at the ONS 40th Annual Congress.

Most women with early stage breast cancer avoid extensive lymph node removal

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.

Teens with breast lumps may be able to avoid invasive biopsy

The use of breast ultrasound could eliminate the need for biopsy in many cases in adolescent girls, according to a recent study.

Biennial mammography optimal screening interval for average risk women

Biennial mammography optimal screening interval for average risk women

Biennial (once every two years) screening is preferable for women of age 50 through 74 that have an average risk of developing breast cancer.

Nighttime fasting may decrease breast cancer risk in women

Nighttime fasting may decrease breast cancer risk in women

An increase in overnight fasting decreases glucose levels and may lower the risk of breast cancer among women.



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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