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Evolution of HER2-Positive Breast Cancer: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Evolution of HER2-Positive Breast Cancer: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

A review of HER2-positive breast cancer, including etiology, diagnosis, and treatments.

Relative Survival for AYAs Comparable to General Population After 7 Years

Relative Survival for AYAs Comparable to General Population After 7 Years

Survivorship plans for adolescent and young adult survivors need to consider the relative long-term survival for AYAs with certain cancers. Those with certain cancers may have excess long-term mortality.

Poor Prognosis for Interval Breast Cancer Following Negative Mammography

Poor Prognosis for Interval Breast Cancer Following Negative Mammography

Researchers discovered that the likelihood of a poor prognosis was increased for cases of cancer diagnosed after screening mammography with negative results versus those diagnosed after mammography with positive results.

Various Factors Effect Risk for Interval Invasive Second Breast Cancers

Various Factors Effect Risk for Interval Invasive Second Breast Cancers

A review of surveillance mammography demonstrated the potential value of these images in post primary therapy treatment of women with breast cancer.

Following False-Positive Results, Patients More Likely to Have Future Cancer Screenings

Following False-Positive Results, Patients More Likely to Have Future Cancer Screenings

The researchers found that the choice to undergo future screenings appeared to be influenced by previous false-positive results for both men and women.

Cancer Screening Follow-up: Enabling Timely Diagnosis, Treatment

Cancer Screening Follow-up: Enabling Timely Diagnosis, Treatment

A review of the literature on follow-up after positive screening results led researchers to a consensus opinion on timing of diagnostic tests for 4 cancers: breast, cervical, colorectal, and lung.

Intervention Improves Body Image-Related Distress in Survivors of Breast Cancer

Intervention Improves Body Image-Related Distress in Survivors of Breast Cancer

A randomized study assessed the effectiveness of an Internet-based psychological intervention in helping women survivors of breast cancer cope with the changes brought by their disease and treatment.

Breast Cancer Treatment-Related Financial Burden Greater for Black vs White Women

Breast Cancer Treatment-Related Financial Burden Greater for Black vs White Women

In a study that evaluated outcomes for younger, working age women with breast cancer, researchers identified differences in cancer-related financial adverse events in black women vs white women.

False-Positive Cancer Screening Results May Increase Likelihood of Future Screenings

False-Positive Cancer Screening Results May Increase Likelihood of Future Screenings

A logistic regression analysis determined the effect receiving a false-positive result had on future participation in cancer screenings.

Spotlight on Triptorelin in the Treatment of Premenopausal Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Spotlight on Triptorelin in the Treatment of Premenopausal Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer

[Breast Cancer: Targets and Therapy] Researchers present a review of the LHRH agonist triptorelin and the use of this agent to induce chemical castration in estrogen-sensitive breast cancer tumors in younger women.

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