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Anesthetic technique could spare some women from chronic pain after breast cancer surgery

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.

Ultrasound lags behind MRI for supplemental breast cancer screening

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 more likely to be advanced stage disease at diagnosis in women with diabetes

Breast cancer more likely to be advanced stage disease at diagnosis in women with diabetes

Breast cancer in women with diabetes is more likely to be advanced stage at diagnosis.

Minority women less involved in breast cancer surgery decisions

Minority women less involved in breast cancer surgery decisions

Black and Hispanic women with breast cancer are less likely to select a surgeon or determine hospital based on reputation.

Inappropriate breast and prostate imaging of Medicare beneficiaries examined

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.

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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